• INTRODUCTION TO COSMETOLOGY, 1 credit (Must be taken with Cosmetology I)

    Grade: 11

    Required: State ID Required, Kit $500 ($250 due at orientation held at the end of the students Sophomore year, $250 due first day of their Junior school year), Uniform
    Materials fee will be assessed

    Introduction to Cosmetology is a prerequisite for Cosmetology 1. Students explore careers in the cosmetology industry. To prepare for success, students must have academic knowledge, technical knowledge, and skills relative to the industry. Students may begin earning TDLR clock hours. See Cosmetology I description for requirements. Offered at both Career Centers.

     

    COSMETOLOGY I, 2 credits + 1 Local

    Grade: 11

    Required: State ID, Kit $500 ($250 due day of orientation, $250 due first day of next school year), Uniform
    Materials fee will be assessed

    Cosmetology I is a program geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a state operators license to practice cosmetology in the state of Texas. In this curriculum students coordinate integration of academic, career and technical knowledge and skills in a laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job specific training for employment/ careers in the field of cosmetology. Instructions includes infection control, sterilization, safety and sanitation procedures in relation to hair, nails, and skin care while meeting the Texas Department of licensing and Regulations (TDLR) requirements. This course is the first year of a two-year program that provides students with the skills and knowledge to pass the Texas Department Licensing and Regulations PSI Operators written and practical exams. Through sequential learning steps, the course provides specific tasks necessary for state board preparation and entry-level job skills. Students must be able to work independently and cooperatively in a clinical lab setting with an emphasis on personal safety, professionalism and proper sanitation procedures. All students must clock 132 hours each quarter. Students will be expected to earn 525 TDLR clock hours upon completion of Cosmetology I. Offered at both Career Centers.

     

    PRINCIPLES OF COSMETOLOGY DESIGN AND COLOR THEORY, 1 credit  

    Grade: 12

    Prerequisite: Cosmetology I (525 hours completed)

    Required: State IDLicense and Material fees of $250 due by end of first week of instruction, Uniform
    Lab fees will be assessed

    Principles of Cosmetology Design and Color Theory is a prerequisite for Cosmetology II. Students will coordinate integration of academic, career, technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Students will attain academic skills and knowledge as well as technical skills related to cosmetology design and color theory. Students will develop knowledge and skills regarding various cosmetology design elements such as form, lines, texture, structure and illusion or depth as they relate to the art of cosmetology. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair, nail, and skin care meeting the TDLR requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included.

     

    COSMETOLOGY II, 2 credits + 1 Local

    Grade: 12

    Prerequisite: Cosmetology I (525 hours completed)

    Required: State ID, Uniform
    Lab fees will be assessed

    Cosmetology II is a program geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a state operator’s license to practice cosmetology in the state of Texas. In this course, students will demonstrate proficiency in academic, technical, and practical knowledge and skills. The content is designed to provide the occupational skills required for licensure. Instruction includes advanced training in professional standards/employability skills; (TDLR) rules and regulations; use of tools, equipment, technologies , materials and practical skills including haircutting, styling, chemical texturizing, hair coloring, skin and nail services. This course is the second year of a two-year program that encompasses theories and principles of cosmetology. Upon completion students will have learned the skills and knowledge to pass the required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) state board exam. Students must clock a total of 900 hours to be eligible for the written exam. Students must pass the written exam with a minimum of 70% and clock 1000 hours to be eligible to take the practical exam. Students that pass with a minimum of 70 %, have received their high school diploma, and pay the required license fee to TDLR, will be licensed as Cosmetologist in the state of Texas. Offered at both Career Centers.