Nov 26, 2022  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog

Cosmetology Diploma (D55140)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours. All courses, state hours, and state performances must be completed before graduation. Minimum time for completion: four semesters full-time attendance; nine semesters part-time attendance. The Diploma is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

General Education Courses:


English/Communications:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Total Credit Hours Required: 48


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or Mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Suggested Program Sequence Day (Fall Start):


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 24 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 12


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 7 | Lab 24 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 12 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 8


Fall – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 21 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 13


Grand Total Hours: Class 21 | Lab 81 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 48


Suggested Program Sequence Day (Spring Start):


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 4 | Lab 24 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 12


Summer - 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 2 | Lab 12 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6


Total Hours: Class 7 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 13


Spring – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 3 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 9


Summer – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 5 | Lab 9 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 8


Grand Total Hours: Class 21 | Lab 81 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 48


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