Cosmetology

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Nail Care Technology - Certificate

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


 
0 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
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
COSM1701
Nail Clinic I
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisite: COSM1405) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
COSM1702
Nail Clinic II
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for entry-level salon work. (Prerequisite: COSM1405) (4 Credits: 0 lecture/4 lab)

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4 cr
 
13 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 13


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$2,464
Minimum Tool Cost:$400
Books/Supplies:$250
Estimated Total:$3,114
 

 



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