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Cosmetology

New Student Orientations will be held on Mar 28, May 23, Aug 1, Sept 26 and Dec 5, 2017 in BUS 143B at 4:00pm.

COSM 10A, Related Science 1A 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

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

1169 8:00a-12:05p M BUS 143B Vaughn C L
Above section 1169 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

COSM 10B, Related Science 1B 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

This course provides essential Cosmetology-related theory carefully formulated to prepare a student to pass the written Cosmetology, Skin Care and Manicure State Board Examination. Concepts of the State Board of Cosmetology Act and Regulations will be included as well as health and safety.

1170 12:30p-4:35p M BUS 143B Vaughn C L
Above section 1170 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

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.

1171 8:00a-12:05p Th BUS 143B LeDonne H
Above section 1171 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 22 to Aug 10.

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 how to create hairstyles to pass the state board of cosmetology with the technique of rollers, pin curls, and finger waving.

1172 8:00a-12:05p W BUS 143B Perret D M
Above section 1172 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

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.

1173 12:30p-4:35p W BUS 143B Assadi J
Above section 1173 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

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 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.

1174 12:30p-4:35p F BUS 143B Monge J V
Above section 1174 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

COSM 11E, Curly Hair Techniques 1 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None.

Formerly COSM 14A.

This is the first curly hair technique class required for all students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology by the State of California. This course is an introduction to curly hair care. Students will learn thermal hair straightening techniques using the basic manipulative skills and proper application of thermal hair processing on curly and excessively curly hair.

1175 8:00a-12:05p F BUS 143B Myers A M
Above section 1175 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 11.

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.

1176 8:00a-12:05p T BUS 143C Felix F
Above section 1176 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 18, Skin Care 1 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None.

This is the first skin care/esthetician class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology or Skin Care/Esthetics in the state of California. This course is an introduction to the principles and practice of esthetics (skin care). The course includes health and safety concerns: sanitary practice, safe use of tools and equipment. Basic concepts of anatomy and chemistry related to the skin care profession, manipulations, masks, packs, client consultation, skin analysis, conditions, disease and introduction to basic eyebrow arching are included.

1177 12:30p-4:35p T BUS 143D Ceballos B A
Above section 1177 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 20, Related Science 2 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

This class is 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. Students are instructed in the basic concepts of health, safety and related chemistry.

1178 12:30p-3:35p Th BUS 143C Ijames S V
Above section 1178 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 22 to Aug 10.

COSM 28A, Skin Care 2A    0.5 unit

Prerequisite: Cosmetology 18.

This is the second course required for Skin Care/Esthetician and Cosmetology licensing. The students will demonstrate the application of both individual and strip eyelashes, and the proper method of hair removal, waxing, and makeup as required by the state of California.

1689   8:00a-12:05p W   BUS 143D   LeDonne H
Above section 1689 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

COSM 28B, Skin Care 2B 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: Cosmetology 18.

This course is required for Skin Care and Cosmetology licensing. The student will learn to perform electrical and chemical facials and to demonstrate the use of electrical facial machines.

1179 12:30p-4:35p W BUS 143D Lim J Y
Above section 1179 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

COSM 38, Skin Care 3 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: Cosmetology 28.

This is the third skin care class required for all entering students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology or Esthetics by the state of California. This course is a continuation of 28B. The students will learn more advanced techniques for chemical and electrical facials with galvanic current, high frequency, and many European massage techniques.

NEW 1717 8:00a-12:05p T BUS 143D Lim J Y

COSM 48, Skin Care 4 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: Cosmetology 38.

This is the fourth skin care class required for all continuing students who wish to be licensed for Esthetics and Cosmetology by the state of California. This course will be a combination of theory and practical application. It will prepare the student to take the State Board examination required to obtain a license in Skin Care.

1180 8:00a-12:05p Th BUS 143D Kepler J M
Above section 1180 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 22 to Aug 10.

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.

1690   1:00p-4:05p T   BUS 250   DiCamillo N
Above section 1690 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 50E, Written Preparation For Esthetician State Board Exam    1 unit

Prerequisite: Completion of at least 400 hours of Esthetician coursework.

This theory course is designed to successfully prepare the student to take the written portion of the National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) exam required to obtain an esthetician license. Written testing includes: disinfection, sanitation health and safety, rules and regulations, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology, manual facials, chemical facials, electrical facials, advanced techniques of skin care, eyebrow tweezing, waxing and makeup procedures.

1692   1:00p-4:05p T   BUS 250   DiCamillo N
Above section 1692 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 50N, Written Preparation For Nail Care State Board Exam    1 unit

Prerequisite: Completion of at least 300 hours of Nail Care coursework.

This theory course is designed to successfully prepare the student to take the written portion of the National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) exam required to obtain a Manicuring license. Written testing includes: disinfection, sanitation, health and safety, rules and regulations, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology, manicuring, pedicuring, nail tips, acrylic and gel nails.

1691   1:00p-4:05p T   BUS 250   DiCamillo N
Above section 1691 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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.

1181 8:00a-12:05p T BUS 143B LeDonne H
Above section 1181 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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.

1182 Arrange-12 Hours BUS 143F LeDonne H

Arrange-Time BUS 143F DiCamillo N
Above section 1182 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11.

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.

1183 Arrange-24 Hours BUS 143F Perret D M

Arrange-Time Rogers Jr J

Arrange-Time Moisan A V

Arrange-Time Moisan A V
Above section 1183 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11.

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