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New Student Orientation will be held May 28th at 4:00 p.m. in BUS 143.

COSM 10, Introduction to Cosmetology and Related Science    2 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology, Manicuring, or Esthetics by the state of California.

This course provides essential Cosmetology related theory carefully formulated to prepare a student to pass the written State Board Examination. Basic concepts of bacteriology, sanitation, health and safety, physiology pertaining to head, face, hands and arms, and the State Board of Cosmetology State Regulations are included.

1147   9:00a-12:05p M   BUS 143   Vaughn C L

   12:30p-3:35p M   BUS 143   Vaughn C L

Above section 1147 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

COSM 11A, Hair Cutting 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first hair cutting class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This course is designed to teach beginning students basic techniques of haircutting to create a variety of hair designs.

1148   8:00a-12:05p Th   BUS 143   LeDonne H

Above section 1148 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 26 to Aug 14.

COSM 11B, Hair Styling 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first hairstyling class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the State of California. This course is an introduction to hairstyling. The students will learn the basics of hairstyling including technique of rollers, pin curls, and finger waving. Students will learn how to create hairstyles to pass the State Board of Cosmetology.

This course is an introduction to hairstyling. The students will learn how to create hairstyles to pass the state board of cosmetology with the technique of rollers, pin curls, and finger waving.

1149   12:30p-4:35p Th   BUS 143   Perret D M

Above section 1149 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 26 to Aug 14.

COSM 11C, Hair Coloring 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first hair coloring class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

The student will learn hair coloring and bleaching techniques and applications. This class is required to pass the California State Board of Cosmetology exam.

1150   12:30p-4:35p W   BUS 143   Assadi J

Above section 1150 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 25 to Aug 13.

COSM 11D, Permanent Wave 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first permanent wave class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This is the first permanent wave class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California. This course is designed to educate the students on permanent waving techniques and applications. It will provide a complete foundation for all permanent wave procedures. This class will enable the students to pass the California State Board of Cosmetology exam.

1151   8:00a-12:05p W   BUS 143   Moisan A V

Above section 1151 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 25 to Aug 13.

COSM 16, Nail Care 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first nail care class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology or Manicuring by the state of California.

This is the first Nail Care class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology or Manicuring by the State of California. This course provides an introduction to the basic manipulations skills in manicuring and pedicuring. The course includes the basic concepts of physiology pertaining to the hand and arm. This course is one of four in a series necessary to qualify a student to take the state Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exam.

1154   12:30p-4:35p F   BUS 143   Nunley R M

Above section 1154 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 27 to Aug 15.

COSM 18, Skin Care 1    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the first skin care class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology or Esthetics by the state of California.

Student will learn the proper methods to execute a manual facial, facial massage, tweezing, skin analysis, client consultation, and use of skin care products.

1155   12:30p-4:35p T   BUS 143   Lim J Y

Above section 1155 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 12.

COSM 31A, Hair Cutting 3    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: Cosmetology 21A.

This is the third hair cutting class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This course is a continuation of 21A. The student will learn more advanced salon techniques for the latest trends of haircutting.

1157   12:30p-4:35p M   BUS 143   Rogers Jr J

Above section 1157 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

COSM 40, Related Science 4    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is the fourth related science class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This course provides essential Cosmetology related theory carefully formulated to prepare a student to pass the written State Board Examination. Students are instructed in rules and regulations, basic concepts of health and safety, and chemistry.

1158   9:00a-12:05p T   BUS 143   DiCamillo N

Above section 1158 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 12.

COSM 42, Men’s Hairstyling    0.5 unit

   •   Prerequisite: Cosmetology 31A.

This class is required for all students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This class is designed to teach the many techniques of designing men’s hair which will include wet and dry cuts, finger cutting, scissors over comb, clipper over comb, beard trims, mustache and eyebrow shaping, and blow drying.

1159   8:00a-12:05p M   BUS 143   Rogers Jr J

Above section 1159 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

COSM 50A, Related Science 5    2 units

   •   Prerequisite: Completion of at least 800 hours in Cosmetology.

This is the fifth class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the state of California.

This course provides essential Cosmetology related theory carefully formulated to prepare a student to pass the written State Board Examination. Students are instructed in basic concepts of record keeping, facials, wet styling, scalp treatment, haircutting, perms, relaxing, hair color, thermal treatments, manicuring, and artificial nails.

COSM 50A is mandatory for Cosmetology students. Esthetician students may take COSM 50A after completing 400 hours.

1161   8:00a-12:05p T   BUS 143   Moisan A V

Above section 1161 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 12.

COSM 50C, Written Preparation for State Board Exam    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: Completion of at least 1000 hours in Cosmetology.

This theory course is designed to successfully prepare the student to take the written portion of the California State Board exam required to obtain a cosmetology license. State Board written testing includes: wet hairstyling, thermal pressing and curling with Marcel iron, haircutting, finger waving , roller placement, pin curls, manicure, pedicure, acrylic nails, nail repair, (silk and paper), facial (chemical facial, dermal light facial, plain facial, hair removal (tweezers and wax), soft perm (ammonium thioglycolate), hair straightening (sodium hydroxide), cold wave (permanent wave), P.D. test (predisposition test), disinfection, sanitation and safety procedures.

1163   1:00p-4:05p T   BUS 250   DiCamillo N

Above section 1163 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 12.

COSM 64, Salon Management    2 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course presents an opportunity for a student/licensee to learn clientele building, choosing the right salon, types of leases and rent agreements, business permits, how to handle supplies, labor related laws, and key points for operating a salon as well as how to write a resume.

1164   8:00a-12:05p T   BUS 143   LeDonne H

Above section 1164 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 12.

COSM 88A, Independent Studies in Cosmetology    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1165   Arrange-3 Hours M   BUS 143   Rogers Jr J

Above section 1165 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

COSM 95A, Salon Experience    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: Completion of all beginning courses. Cosmetology students must have completed at least 300 classroom hours; Skin Care students must have completed 60 classroom hours; Nail Care students must have completed 40 classroom hours.

COSM 95 is a variable unit course offered in four modules-- A, B, C, or D. Students should sign up for the module that best fits their course schedules to maximize hours earned.

This course is a module of a variable unit, variable hour, open-entry/open-exit experience provides the opportunity to obtain practical salon training working on patrons. The practical work is as close to actual beauty salon experience as possible. Students will earn hours toward the required practical hours and operations to be eligible to take the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exam, under the supervision of faculty. The student has fulfilled the salon requirement upon completion of 650-700 hours and has successful demonstraation of all required operations.

1166   Arrange-12 Hours    BUS 143   Perret D M

   Arrange-Time        Monge J V

   Arrange-Time        DiCamillo N

   Arrange-Time        Figueroa I M

   Arrange-Time        Moisan A V

   Arrange-Time        Felix F

   Arrange-Time        Manuel S M

Above section 1166 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 15.

COSM 95B, Salon Experience    2 units

   •   Prerequisite: Completion of all beginning courses. Cosmetology students must have completed at least 300 classroom hours; Skin Care students must have completed 60 classroom hours; Nail Care students must have completed 40 classroom hours.

COSM 95 is a variable unit course offered in four modules-- A, B, C, or D. Students should sign up for the module that best fits their course schedules to maximize hours earned.

This variable unit, variable hour, open-entry/open-exit experience provides the opportunity to obtain practical salon training working on patrons. The practical work is as close to actual beauty salon experience as possible. Students will earn hours toward the required practical hours and operations to be eligible to take the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exam under the supervision of faculty. The student has fulfilled the salon requirement upon completion of 650-700 hours and has successfully demonstrated all required operations.

1167   Arrange-24 Hours    BUS 143   Perret D M

   Arrange-Time        Rogers Jr J

   Arrange-Time        Ijames S V

   Arrange-Time        Myers A M

   Arrange-Time        Harrison H L

   Arrange-Time        Assadi J

   Arrange-Time        Kepler J M

   Arrange-Time        LeDonne H

Above section 1167 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 15.

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