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Courses Offered

COSM 700 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE I (.5-10)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks for day students and five lecture hours and 19 lab hours per week for sixteen weeks for evening students.

Basic manipulative skills in hair design, permanent waving, hair coloring, hair cutting, and manicuring/pedicuring. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 700 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE I (.5-10)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks for day students and five lecture hours and 19 lab hours per week for sixteen weeks for evening students.

Basic manipulative skills in hair design, permanent waving, hair coloring, hair cutting, and manicuring/pedicuring. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 710 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE II: FACIALS (6)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 224 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 or equivalent.

Designed for continuing cosmetology students working toward a Skyline College Certificate or Associate in Science Degree. Students work toward California State requirements on student’s applied effort tickets of required minimum theory hours and operations with a focus on skin types, facial techniques, and facial products.

COSM 710 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE II: FACIALS (6)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 224 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 or equivalent.

Designed for continuing cosmetology students working toward a Skyline College Certificate or Associate in Science Degree. Students work toward California State requirements on student’s applied effort tickets of required minimum theory hours and operations with a focus on skin types, facial techniques, and facial products.

COSM 720 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE III (.5-10)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks for day students and five lecture hours and 19 lab hours per week for sixteen weeks for evening students. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 with a grade of C or better.

Basic manipulative skills in chemical straightening, hair analysis, hair lightening, conditioners and advanced hair coloring and styling techniques, and advanced permanent waving. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 720 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE III (.5-10)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks for day students and five lecture hours and 19 lab hours per week for sixteen weeks for evening students. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 with a grade of C or better.

Basic manipulative skills in chemical straightening, hair analysis, hair lightening, conditioners and advanced hair coloring and styling techniques, and advanced permanent waving. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 730 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE IV (.5-8)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 with a grade of C or better.

Develop manipulative skills in nail wraps, tips and sculptured nails. Introduce and develop manipulative skills in thermal pressing and curling, fingerwaving and scientific scalp treatments. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 730 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE IV (.5-8)

Five lecture hours and 35 lab hours per week for eight weeks. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 with a grade of C or better.

Develop manipulative skills in nail wraps, tips and sculptured nails. Introduce and develop manipulative skills in thermal pressing and curling, fingerwaving and scientific scalp treatments. May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 745 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE VI: SENIOR PRACTICAL (.5-6)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 224 lab hours/semester to earn 6 units. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 or equivalent.

Designed for continuing cosmetology students to complete classes and earn a Skyline College Certificate or Associate in Science Degree. The course allows students to complete California State requirements accruing applied effort ticket requirements focusing on speed, accuracy and styling services for the salon environment.

COSM 745 COSMETOLOGY CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE VI: SENIOR PRACTICAL (.5-6)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 224 lab hours/semester to earn 6 units. Prerequisite: Completion of COSM 700 or equivalent.

Designed for continuing cosmetology students to complete classes and earn a Skyline College Certificate or Associate in Science Degree. The course allows students to complete California State requirements accruing applied effort ticket requirements focusing on speed, accuracy and styling services for the salon environment.

COSM 750 COSMETOLOGY BRUSH-UP (1-19)

Nine lecture hours and thirty-one lab hours per week. Lab and theory hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Cosmetology license.

To satisfy supplemental or out-of-state training requirements. Basic and advanced instruction in beauty salon processes with emphasis on performance and efficiency. (Open entry.) May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

COSM 750 COSMETOLOGY BRUSH-UP (1-19)

Nine lecture hours and thirty-one lab hours per week. Lab and theory hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Cosmetology license.

To satisfy supplemental or out-of-state training requirements. Basic and advanced instruction in beauty salon processes with emphasis on performance and efficiency. (Open entry.) May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.