Spring 2021


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Online Class OPEN COSM 665SU - 47581 - State Board Written Exam Prep
TBA White,C
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 701 - 46852 - Cosmetology Core Concepts
COSM 701 Cosmetology Core Concepts

One of three courses in the first semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include history and career opportunities, life skills, professional image, communicating for success, infection control, skin care, nail care, basic makeup, and basic hairstyling. Students will work towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 192-216
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: Admission to the Cosmetology Program by special application.
Corequisites: None
Th F 8:30am-2:30pm Richardson,C
TBA Richardson,C
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 702 - 46853 - COSM Hair Design Concepts
COSM 702 Cosmetology Hair Design Concepts

One of three courses in the first semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include properties of hair and scalp, scalp care and conditioning, principles of hair design, men's and women's haircutting, and basic styling techniques. Students will work towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 192-216
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: Admission to the Cosmetology Program by special application.
Corequisites: None
M T 8:30am-2:30pm Levesque,D
TBA Levesque,D
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 703 - 46854 - Cosmetology Chemical Concepts
COSM 703 Cosmetology Chemical Concepts

One of three courses in the first semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include basics of chemistry, chemical texture services, and hair color basics. Students will work towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: Admission to the Cosmetology Program by special application.
Corequisites: None
W 8:30am-2:30pm Hemstreet,L
TBA Hemstreet,L
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 704 - 46509 - COSM Intermediate Concepts
COSM 704 Cosmetology Intermediate Concepts

One of two courses in the second semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include advanced skin care, advanced nail care, hair removal, advanced hair color, and advanced hair cutting. Students will continue working towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 192-216
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: COSM 701 and COSM 702 and COSM 703 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
M T 8:00am-2:00pm Scott,T
TBA Scott,T
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 705 - 46511 - COSM Business/Salon Experience
COSM 705 Cosmetology Business and Salon Experience

One of two courses in the second semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include business fundamentals and offering of salon services to clientele. Students will continue working towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 9
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 288-324
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: COSM 701 and COSM 702 and COSM 703 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
W 8:00am-2:00pm Cole,S
Th F 8:00am-2:00pm Dominici,G
TBA White,C
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 706 - 46516 - Cosmetology Advanced Concepts
COSM 706 Cosmetology Advanced Concepts

One of two courses in the third semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include wigs and hair additions, braiding and extensions, and providing of services to salon clientele. Students will continue working towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 192-216
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: COSM 704 and COSM 705 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
W Th 8:30am-2:30pm Guzman,B
TBA White,C
Day Class   IN PROGRESS COSM 707 - 46510 - COSM Salon and Licensure Prep
COSM 707 Cosmetology Salon and Licensure Prep

One of two courses in the third semester of the Cosmetology sequence. Topics include preparing for licensure and employment, on the job, the salon business, and state board exam preparation. Students will continue working towards California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology minimum practical operations in subjects learned.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 192-216
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: COSM 704 and COSM 705 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
M T 8:30am-2:30pm Richardson,C
TBA Richardson,C
Day Class   OPEN COSM 767 - 46592 - Eyelash Enhancements
COSM 767 Eyelash Enhancements

Designed for students enrolled or graduated from the cosmetology or esthetician program and/or licensed cosmetologists and estheticians. Introductory skills for creating semi-permanent eyelash enhancements. Will include types of eyelash extensions, eyelash perms, eyelash tinting, and techniques for application depending on current California state regulations, client services, and career exploration.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 8-9
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: COSM 701 or ESTI 775 or possession of a State of California Cosmetologist or Esthetician license.
Corequisites: None
F 9:00am-3:00pm Hemstreet,L
TBA Hemstreet,L
Day Class  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS COSM 767 - 46594 - Eyelash Enhancements
COSM 767 Eyelash Enhancements

Designed for students enrolled or graduated from the cosmetology or esthetician program and/or licensed cosmetologists and estheticians. Introductory skills for creating semi-permanent eyelash enhancements. Will include types of eyelash extensions, eyelash perms, eyelash tinting, and techniques for application depending on current California state regulations, client services, and career exploration.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 8-9
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: COSM 701 or ESTI 775 or possession of a State of California Cosmetologist or Esthetician license.
Corequisites: None
F 9:00am-3:00pm Hemstreet,L
TBA Hemstreet,L
Evening Class   OPEN COSM 799 - 46870 - Braid/Ntrl Hair Care-Non-Licen
COSM 799 Braiding and Natural Hair Care (Non-Licensure)

Intended for non-licensure students. Covers all aspects and types of hair braiding and natural hair care, designed to help individuals master various braiding and natural hair care techniques and skills. Students will understand the business of hair braiding and natural hair care. Students will leave this course with a holistic understanding of braiding as a practice.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
S 9:00am-11:00am Cole,S
S 11:10am-5:00pm Cole,S
Online Class IN PROGRESS WELL 707 - 45719 - Foundations of Aromatherapy...
WELL 707 Foundations of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Exploration of the history and use of essential oils , focusing on physiological function, extraction methods, safety, storage and purity. Study of selecting essential oils, dilutions in carrier oils, blending, and their different therapeutic properties for sustainable health and well-being.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
TBA Wimmer,R
Online Class IN PROGRESS WELL 718 - 46521 - Stress Management Techniques
WELL 718 Stress Management Techniques for Health and Wellness

Exploring stress management techniques providing support when dealing with challenging situations associated with every-day stress. Learning the sources of stress, physiological implications, prevention and various stress reducing techniques. Meditation, breathing, and guided visualization techniques, among other stress reduction modalities.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E1)
TBA Wimmer,R
Online Class OPEN WELL 723 - 47068 - Ayurvedic Aromatherapy

WELL 723 AYURVEDIC AROMATHERAPY (1)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Ayurvedic aromatherapy is an ancient healing technique with emphasis on using essential oils to bring the body into balance for health and healing. Focus on Ayurvedic foundations, concepts of Dosha, and use of essential oils to support the immune system and counterbalance stress and anxiety. Addresses how and what essential oils are appropriate to balance Chakras and individualized Dosha constitutions for maintaining health and wellness. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Wimmer,R
Online Class IN PROGRESS WELL 730 - 45301 - Glbl Perspectives - Meditation
WELL 730 GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES OF MEDITATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Exploring different global perspectives of meditation that foster self-discovery and expand personal awareness of the health and healing benefits. Designed for the beginning meditator to the healing professional, implementation of various meditation approaches that an individual can choose to practice to fit their lifestyle needs for overall health and healing.

TBA Wimmer,R
Online Class IN PROGRESS WELL 760 - 43480 - Intro to Holistice Health/Med

WELL 760 INTRODUCTION TO HOLISTIC, COMPLEMENTARY, AND INTEGRATIVE HEALTH/MEDICINE (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Interdisciplinary survey of various holistic health disciplines, their history, philosophy, theory, and practice in complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) currently used in the United States. Topics may include osteopathic, chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic, mind-body medicine, acupuncture, yoga, massage, and meditation, among others. Overview of research, increasingly showing efficacy, for many of these associated therapies. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Wimmer,R
Online Class IN PROGRESS WELL 765 - 46873 - Everyday Uses of Herbs

WELL 765 EVERDAY USES OF HERBS (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Designed to explore the use of herbs to maintain health and well-being. Topics include the history, categories, selection process, preparation methods, indications/contraindications with everyday use of herbs. Students are aware that they do not diagnose or prescribe herbs. The knowledge gained can be use in conjunction with, not in lieu of, one's health care provider.

TBA Wimmer,R