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Class Overview

COURSE  DESCRIPTIONS

Principles of Cosmetology

This is the first level of cosmetology, and it prepares students with work-related skills for advancement into the Design Principles of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of leadership and interpersonal skill development.  Content stresses safety, environmental issues, and protection of the public and designers as integrated with principles of hair design, nail structure, and cosmetic procedures.  Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry.

 

Recommended Credits:1-2

Recommended Grade Levels:10th and 11th

 

Design Principles of Cosmetology

This is the second level of cosmetology and prepares students for work-related skills and advancement into the Chemistry of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in both theory and practical application.  Advanced knowledge and skills in hair design, nail artistry, and cosmetic applications will be enhanced in a laboratory setting, which duplicates cosmetology industry standards.  Upon completion and acquisition of 300 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology Shampoo examination for a Tennessee Shampoo Technician License. 

Recommended Credits: 2-3

Recommended Grade Levels:11th and 12th



Chemistry of Cosmetology

This is the advanced level of cosmetology, and it prepares students to perform work-related services using chemicals in the cosmetology industry. Content provides students the opportunity to acquire foundation skills in both theory and practical applications. Laboratory facilities and experiences will be used to simulate cosmetology work experiences. Students completing this portion of the course of cosmetology will acquire the necessary hours to transfer to a post-secondary course of study to complete the hours needed to be eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology examination for the Tennessee Cosmetology License. Upon completion and acquisition of 300 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Shampooing examination for a Shampoo Technician License.

 

Recommended Credits:2-3       

Recommended Grade Levels:12th