Cosmetology is a two-year program geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a state license to practice as a cosmetologist in the state of Texas. The curriculum is focused on the study of anatomy, electricity and chemistry, safety and infection control in relation to hair, nails, and skin and salon duties. In the first year of Cosmetology, students will work independently and cooperatively in a clinical lab setting to learn the essential skills and knowledge to pass the Texas Department Licensing and Regulations state board exam.
Year two of Cosmetology encompasses theories and principles of cosmetology with a general understanding of how salon services are performed. Students will perform advanced haircutting, styling, chemical textures, hair coloring, skin and nail services. Students will gain an understanding of owning and operating a salon, professional ethics, and establishing good public relations with patrons, co-workers, employers, and society. Upon completion, students will have learned the skills and knowledge to pass the required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations state board exam.