Cosmetology, AAS

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Program Intro

The Cosmetology–A55140 curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skincare, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

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SAMPLE COURSES

  • Cos 111 – Cosmetology Concepts I
    This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics.
  • COS 112 – Salon I
    This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics.

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • COM 110 – Introduction to Communication
    This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts.
  • COS 114 – Salon II
    This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skincare, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics.

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • CIS 111 – Basic PC Literacy
    This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental workplace use.
  • COS 116 – Salon III
    This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skincare, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics.

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • COS 118 – Salon IV
    This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment.
  • COS 117 – Cosmetology Concepts IV
    This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination.

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  • BUS 230 – Small Business Management
    This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business.
  • SPA 111 – Elementary Spanish I
    This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context.
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Paying for College

What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

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Who to Contact

For more information:
Christy Riley
Cosmetology Program Head/Instructor

Bullock (Bldg 001), Room 135
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 128
Fax: (252) 233-6879
Email: ciriley29@lenoircc.edu

For more information:
Kimberly Mitchell
Cosmetology Instructor

Bullock (Bldg 001), Room 129A
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 132
Fax: (252) 233-6879
Email: kdmitchell34@lenoircc.edu

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