A.S. in Cosmetology
The Cosmetology Degree is a comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for a wide range of careers within the beauty industry. The curriculum offers theoretical and practical disciplines as well as interactive demonstrations and hands-on applications that train students to possess knowledge, language and skills for career opportunities in haircutting, hairstyling, colorist, chemical specialist, skin and nail spas, sales and entrepreneurship. Students will understand the importance of professionalism and artistic endeavor in this diverse industry through inspiration and challenge. This program of study also enables students to prepare for and pass the California State Board Exam of Cosmetology.
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:
|COS 141||Introduction to Cosmetology||10.5|
|COS 151||Business Fundamentals and Licensing Preparation||4.5|
|COS 185||Skin and Nail Care||9.5|
|COS 191||Hair Design||8|
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Cosmetology A.S. Degree will:
- Be prepared to pass the State Board Exam and acquire California State licensure.
- Be trained theoretically and practically in the disciplines of haircutting, haircoloring, chemical training, skin/nails and hairstyling necessary for the professional stylist.
- Be inspired and challenged artistically through industry competitions, projects, community service and collaborative work with partnering college disciplines.