Cosmetology

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Program Information
The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, skin, hair, and nail diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, skin and nail care, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, math, reading, writing, interpersonal relations development, computer skills, employability skills, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Cosmetology diploma and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, cosmetologist, salon manager, or a salon owner.

Program Requirements
To receive a TCC from Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC), students must complete all courses listed.

 

Courses Technical Courses
Credits
COSM 1000 Introduction to Cosmetology Theory
4
COSM 1020 Hair Care and Treatment
3
  TOTAL 7
COSM  1040H Styling
3
COSM 1120 Salon Management
3
  TOTAL 6
COSM 1070A Nail Care and Advanced Techniques
1.5
COSM 1070B Nail Care and Advanced Techniques
1.5
  TOTAL 3
     
  PROGRAM TOTAL 16