Cosmetology

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Cosmetology - Diploma

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

Cosmetology - 52 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$11,373
Tools:$950
Books/Supplies:$850
Total:$13,173
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
COSM1401
Procedures I
This course provides an introduction to cosmetology, nail technology or skin care, including professional image, salon management and retailing, infectious agents, decontamination, electricity and light, first aid, massage theory, and Minnesota laws and rules. (Prerequisite: None) (4 Credits: 4 lecture/0 lab)

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4 cr
COSM1402
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) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1405
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
COSM1406
Estheology I
This course provides an introduction to basic skin care including European facial, make-up application, hair removal body exfoliation, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1407
Hairshaping II
This course provides advanced skill training in haircutting including advanced tools, terms, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: COSM1402) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1409
Hairstyling II
This course provides advanced skill training in hairstyling techniques including artistry of hair design, thermal straightening, upstyles, braids, finger waves, thermal waving, safety procedures and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1410
Nail Technology II
This course provides skill training in nail technology including artificial tip with overlay, sculpture nails, gel overlays, nail wrap techniques, theraffin waxing, product knowledge, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
COSM1411
Estheology II
This course provides skill training in skin care including pressure point facial, body bronzing, 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: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1412
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: COSM1401, COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1407, COSM1409, COSM1410, COSM1433, COSM1434, COSM 1438) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1413
Clinic I
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/0 lab/3 OJT)

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3 cr
COSM1414
Clinic II
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/0 lab/3 OJT)

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3 cr
COSM1415
Clinic III
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/0 lab/3 OJT)

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3 cr
COSM1416
Clinic IV
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1417
Clinic V
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1418
Clinic VI
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry level salon work. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1419
Clinic VII
This course enables students to complete the required services and hours for licensure. (Prerequisites: COSM1402, COSM1405, COSM1406, COSM1433, COSM1434) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1433
Hairstyling I
This course provides elementary hairstyling service skills including shampooing, scalp massage and treatments, blow styling, thermal styling, roller curls, pincurls, hair care product knowledge, safety procedures, and decontamination. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
COSM1434
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) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1438
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: COSM1434) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
 
45 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 49



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