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Esthetics Technology Certificate (C55230)

The Esthetics Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the art of skin care. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional Esthetics Technology, business/human relations, product knowledge, and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and cosmetic/skin care salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

When Esthetics students leave the laboratory, they must clock out. To earn hours, students must be physically present in the laboratory.

Course and Hour Requirements

Required Courses

Credit Hours

COS 119

Esthetic Concepts I

2

COS 120

Esthetics Salon I

6

COS 125

Esthetic Concepts II

2

COS 126

Esthetics Salon II

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 16

All applicants for a certificate in Esthetics Technology must have completed all courses, at least 600 hours (as specified), and live performances and mannequin services. Students must have an overall average GPA of 2.0 or higher to receive the certificate.

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