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Cosmetology

Cosmetology is a career technical all-inclusive program that prepares students for a wide range of careers within the beauty industry. The curriculum offers a theoretical and practical component along with a hands-on approach to learning that includes up-to-date interactive demonstrations and training on clients in a salon setting. This prepares the students to possess the knowledge and skills for career opportunities in the beauty industry such as haircutting, hairstyling, colorist, chemical specialist, skin and nail spas, sales and entrepreneurship. Students are coached in the importance of professionalism and creativity in an experiential learning environment with motivated faculty. Upon completion of the courses, students are prepared to take and pass the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology exam to become a licensed cosmetologist, esthetician or manicurist. Courses may lead to an associate degree in cosmetology and/or a certificate of achievement. Students may attend the programs on a full or part time basis.

New Student Orientations will be held on May 8, July 25, September 25, and November 13, 2018 in BUS 143B at 4 p.m.

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.

Course Number:1155 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. M Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Vaughn C L Above section 1155 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 06.

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.

Course Number:1156 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. M Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Vaughn C L Above section 1156 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 06.

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.

Course Number:1157 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Th Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Moisan A V Above section 1157 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

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.

Course Number:1158 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. W Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Perret D M Above section 1158 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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.

Course Number:1159 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Assadi J Above section 1159 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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.

Course Number:1160 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. F Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Myers A M Above section 1160 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 22 to Aug 10.

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.

Course Number:1161 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. T Location:BUS 143C Instructor:Assadi J Above section 1161 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

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.

Course Number:1162 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. T Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Ceballos B A Above section 1162 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

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.

Course Number:1163 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. Th Location:BUS 143C Instructor:Manuel S M Above section 1163 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

COSM 28A, Skin Care 2A 0.5 unit Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1164 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. W Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Assadi J Above section 1164 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

NewCourse Number:1732 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 143C Instructor:Horn S L Above section 1732 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 28B, Skin Care 2B 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

NewCourse Number:1702 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. W Location:BUS 143C Instructor:Lim J Y Above section 1702 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

Course Number:1165 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Lim J Y Above section 1165 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

COSM 30, Related Science 3 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

This class is required for all students who wish to be licensed for Cosmetology 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 basic concepts of electricity (galvanic/sinusoidal), sanitation and disinfectant techniques.

Course Number:1166 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. T Location:BUS 143C Instructor:Manuel S M Above section 1166 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

COSM 38, Skin Care 3 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1167 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. T Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Lim J Y Above section 1167 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

COSM 38B, Mechanical Exfoliation 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Cosmetology 38.

This is an advanced skin care class for students and licensed Estheticians. This class is a continuation of COSM 38. The students will learn more advanced techniques for skin analysis, record keeping, advanced anatomy and physiology to determine the protocol for microdermabrasion treatments.

Course Number:1168 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. M Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Ijames S V Above section 1168 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 06.

COSM 38C, Chemical Exfoliation 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Cosmetology 20, 38.

This is an advanced skin care class for students and licensed Estheticians. This class is a continuation of COSM 38B. The class will focus on the chemistry of exfoliation products, the pH scale and skin analysis to determine which chemical exfoliate should be used.

Course Number:1169 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. M Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Ijames S V Above section 1169 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 06.

COSM 48, Skin Care 4 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1170 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Th Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Kepler J M Above section 1170 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

COSM 48B, Advanced Make-Up 0.5 unit

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Cosmetology 28A.

This class is required for all students who wish to be licensed for Esthetics and Cosmetology by the state of California. This is an intense class in make-up application. This course will include color theory, blending make-up, the use of concealers, highlighters and contours. The application of blush, powders, lip liners and lipstick, eye makeup techniques, and the application of new trends will also be covered. Students will learn how to determine face shapes, the correct way to tweeze, wax eyebrows, and work with brow pencils. Students will learn evening glamour and high fashion make-up, hair removal, special bridal looks, coordination of the wedding party make-up, and how to conduct a wedding party consultation. Make-up techniques for color and black-and-white film and work with studio lighting are included.

Course Number:1679 Time:12:30 p.m.-4:35 p.m. Th Location:BUS 143D Instructor:Myers A M Above section 1679 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 21 to Aug 09.

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

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1171 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 250 Instructor:DiCamillo N Above section 1171 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1172 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 250 Instructor:DiCamillo N Above section 1172 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 08.

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

Prerequisite: None. Advisory: 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.

Course Number:1173 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. W Location:BUS 250 Instructor:DiCamillo N Above section 1173 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.

Course Number:1174 Time:8 a.m.-12:05 p.m. T Location:BUS 143B Instructor:Manuel S M Above section 1174 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 07.

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 modulesA, 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.

Course Number:1175 Time:Arrange-12 Hours Location:BUS 143F Instructor:Moisan A V

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location:BUS 143F Instructor:Ceballos B A Above section 1175 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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 modulesA, 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.

Course Number:1176 Time:Arrange-24 Hours Location:BUS 143F Instructor:Perret D M

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location: Instructor:Felix F

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location: Instructor:DiCamillo N

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location: Instructor:Monge J V

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location: Instructor:Harrison H L

Course Number:  Time:Arrange-Time Location: Instructor:Kepler J M Above section 1176 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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