General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated
General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated > Programs of Study > Cosmetology > Cosmetology Diploma
Program Purpose : 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. Upon completion of required core classes, the program emphasizes specialized training in theory; safety; sanitation; state laws, rules and regulations; chemistry; anatomy and physiology; skin and nail care; hair coloring; reception; lab and salon management. The curriculum meets licensing requirements of the State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a diploma. After examination and receipt of a Master Cosmetologist license, graduates are employable as cosmetologists, salon owners or managers, estheticians, nail technicians, platform artists or industry sales representatives.
Program Length : A fulltime student who has successfully completed all pre-requisite courses with a C or better and who has been admitted into the Cosmetology program can complete the Cosmetology Diploma in three semesters.
Transfer credit for COSM courses taken more than 5 years ago may be subject to a competency verification exam.
Cosmetology students are required to take the following courses and earn a grade of C or better before they will be registered for cosmetology classes: ENGL 1010, EMPL 1000 or PSYC 1010, MATH 1012, and COMP 1000.
Total Credit Hours: 54
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