Cosmetology2019-06-04T12:06:46+00:00

This cosmetology program consists of intensive practice and lecture designed to prepare our students to take the Virginia State Board of Cosmetology examination for licensure. Student who have completed this program successfully are eligible to take the state board examination and become a licensed cosmetologist, salon manager, and/or cosmetic technician or school instructor.

Cosmetology is an approved program in Virginia. Students are eligible to sit for board-approved examination for licensure upon completion of this program. The program incorporates 1,500 hours of rigorous, practical, and technical training based on the most innovative curriculums in the industry. This program prepares students to become a beauty professional through hands-on training in hair and nail design, basic makeup artistry and product, retail and marketing strategy.

  • Interest in cosmetology industry is rising along with the expansion of the value of personal beauty and wellness.
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  • In order to obtain a license in Cosmetology, Barbering or Nail Technology in the state of Virginia, individuals must complete the requirements. Cosmetology-related services are required hiring cosmetology experts who possess the license.
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  • Employment of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade.

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Number
Course Hours
COSC101

COSC102

COSC103

COSC104

COSC105

COSC108

COSC111

COSC112

COSC113

COSC114

COSC118

COSC151

COSC152

COSC158

COSC159

COSC161

COSC162

COSC168

COSC169

COSC171

COSC172

COSC173

COSC174

COSC178

COSC179

COSC201&202

COSC203&204

COSC208

COSC209

COSC211

COSC212

COSC213

COSC214

COSC218

COSC219

Introduction to History of Cosmetology

Communication Skills

Bacteriology, Sterilization, and Sanitation

Anatomy and Physiology

Skin and Nail Composition

Freshman Lab and Practice I

Hair Structure and Chemistry

Principles of Hair Design

Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning

Hair Cutting

Freshman Lab and Practice II

Haircutting Techniques

Braiding Techniques

Intermediate Lab and Practice I

Intermediate Clinic I

Placement of Artificial Hair

Permanent Waves

Intermediate Lab and Practice II

Intermediate Clinic II

Hair Coloring

Bleaching and Tinting

Skin Diseases and Disorders

Hair Removal

Intermediate Lab and Practice III

Intermediate Clinic III

Facials and Makeup I & II

Manicuring and Pedicuring I & II

Senior Lab and Practice I

Senior Clinic I

Finger Waving, Skip waving, and pencil waving

Job seeking skills

Professional Ethics and Salon Management

Business Skills

Senior Lab and Practice II

Senior Clinic II

10

10

20

20

10

140

20

20

10

20

140

20

20

80

80

20

20

80

80

10

10

10

10

80

80

10

10

80

120

10

10

10

10

80

120

Total Required Clock Hours            1,500

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