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. This 120-credit program has a strong focus on developing advanced techniques, hands-on experience, and self-confidence along with fundamental principles and theory. The main goal is to cultivate students to becomes skilled professionals such as hair stylists, makeup artists, salon managers, or salon business owners.
- Interest in cosmetology industry is rising along with the expansion of the value of personal beauty and wellness.
- 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.
- 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
|COS101||Introduction to History of Cosmetology||1|
|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
Freshman Lab and Practice II
Intermediate Lab and Practice I
Intermediate Clinic I
Placement of Artificial Hair
Intermediate Lab and Practice II
Intermediate Clinic II
Bleaching and Tinting
Skin Diseases and Disorders
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
Senior Lab and Practice II
Senior Clinic II
Instructing Theory in Cosmetology I
Instructing Lab in Cosmetology I
Advanced Clinic I
Instructing Theory in Cosmetology II
Instructing Lab in Cosmetology II
Advanced Clinic II
|▶ Total Required Credits 88|
|BPS102||Business and Professional Speech||4|
|SPN101||Introduction to Spanish I||4|
|SPN102||Introduction to Spanish II||4|
|BIO102||Introduction to Biology||4|
|CPS101||Introduction to Computer Science||4|
|PSY101||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|SOC101||Introduction to Sociology||4|
|SOC201||Society and Human Behavior||4|
|Required 7 courses||28|
|(Select from at least one of each section)|
|Ms. Bell will be teaching Cosmetology Theory. She’s a studio owner, operator, and licensed cosmetology instructor who has been in the industry over twenty years. She has always been passionate about beauty and learning so teaching is just as natural as working behind the chair. Her specialties are that she’s well versed in the practical art of hair, textures, services, and the science that goes along with them.
She became a licensed instructor in 2010 because she noticed that there was a need for more diverse training. Ms. Bell decided then that she would do her part to get more well- rounded stylist on the floor. Her love for the industry and the desire to share knowledge are what make her excited to teach every class! That said, she is looking forward to working with each and every student in this program.