Cosmetology

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Cosmetology - Diploma

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Cosmetology - 54 credit Diploma
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Note

Salon Operations courses are available for students who have completed the required cosmetology courses, but have not met the requirements for licensure by the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners and for students who desire more hours to acquire other states certifications. See advisor for details.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit or more Communications or English course.
2 cr
Math requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) Math course.
2 cr
 
4 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
COSM1100
Industry Methodology
This course provides an introduction to cosmetology, nail technology or skin care, including professional image, salon management and retailing, and successful industry communications. Thorough knowledge in infectious agents, decontamination, and Minnesota laws and rules. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1101
Dermatology and Electricity
This course provides an introduction to basic skin care including physiology and histology of the skin and diseases and disorders. And electricity and energies. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1102
Hairshaping I
This course provides elementary hair shaping service skills including hair shaping tools, terms, basic techniques, basic cuts, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1103
Hairshaping Lab
This course provides elementary hair shaping service skills including hair shaping tools, terms, basic techniques, basic cuts, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: COSM1102) (1 credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1104
Esthiology
This course provides skill training in skin care including pressure point facial, body wraps,extractions and electrotherapy facial treatments. This course also provides theory for product knowledge,skin structure, skin disorders and disease, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1105
Nail Technology I
This course provides an introduction to nail care including manicuring (basic, spa and oil), pedicuring (basic and spa), hand and arm massage, foot and leg massage, nail structure, nail diseases and disorders,safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (1 credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1106
Nail Technology II
This course provides skill training in nail technology including artificial tip with overlay, sculpture nails, gel overlays, nail wrap techniques, paraffin waxing, product knowledge, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1107
Chemical Procedures I
This course provides an introduction to trichology, cosmetology chemicals and their applications including basic permanent wave techniques, chemical relaxing, basic haircolor techniques, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1108
Chemical Procedures Lab I
This course provides an introduction to trichology, cosmetology chemicals and their applications including basic permanent wave techniques, chemical relaxing, basic haircolor techniques, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: COSM1107) (1 credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1109
Hairstyling I
This course provides elementary hairstyling service skills including shampooing, scalp massage and treatments, blow styling, thermal styling, roller curls, wet styling, hair care product knowledge, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1112
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1113
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1114
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1115
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1116
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1117
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1118
Clinic
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1200
License Preparation
This course provides review of all technical and theoretical units and Minnesota laws and rules in preparation of the students written state examinations and completion of skill certificate. (Prerequisites: COSM1101, COSM1102, COSM1103, COSM1104, COSM1105, COSM1106, COSM1107, COSM1109, COSM11201, COSM1202, COSM 1203) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1201
Hairstyling II
This course provides advanced skill training in hairstyling techniques including artistry of hair design, thermal straightening, up-styling, braids, thermal waving, safety procedures and decontamination. (Prerequisite: none) (2 credit: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1202
Chemical Procedures II
This course provides advanced skill training in permanent waving and haircoloring. Course provides theory for basic chemistry, chemistry of permanent waves and haircolors. Safety procedures and decontamination are practiced. (Prerequisite: COSM1107 and COSM1108) (3 Credits: 1 lecture/2 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1203
Hairshaping II
This course provides advanced skill training in haircutting including advanced tools, terms, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: COSM1102, COSM1103) (2 credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
 
50 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 54


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$10,237
Minimum Tool Cost:$1,000
Books/Supplies:$650
Estimated Total:$11,887
 

 



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