COSMETOLOGY COURSE OF STUDY (1,600 CLOCK HOURS)

The course of study for students enrolled in a cosmetology course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1600) clock hours which include a minimum of 355 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology: The minimum combined total clock hours of 1,600 , include the technical instruction phase and opportunity for the student to acquire the necessary skills through practical applications developed under the supervision of the school’s instructors.

COSMETOLOGIST COURSE EDUCATIONAL GOALS (D. O. T. # 332.271-010)

The cosmetology course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as a cosmetologist. The knowledge and skills will prepare licensed students for work as a hairdresser, salon manager, hair-colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator, and styling publicist.

COSMETOLOGIST COURSE PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

The licensed cosmetologist will be prepared to seek profitable employment as a hairdresser, salon manager, hair-colorist, salon owner, product demonstrator, or platform artist. They will be versed in all areas of Cosmetology.

COSMETOLOGIST COURSE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Cosmetology, with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of “C” (70%) or better, and he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate State Board of Cosmetology Examination.

COSMETOLOGIST COURSE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

A Cosmetology license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetology course as described above and passed the Cosmetology State Board Exam with an overall average of 75%.
Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.