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Cosmetology CCP

Cosmetology Overview (5357)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

The program includes theory and salon experience in hair styling, hair cutting, hair coloring, permanent waving and hair relaxing, manicures and pedicures, salon management and skin care services. In addition, course work covers cosmetology law, ethics, and other technical information related to the field.

Instruction is designed to prepare the student to successfully pass the Florida State Board of Cosmetology exam. Upon passing the examination, the student will become a licensed cosmetologist.

The 1200-hour program consists of ten Required Courses (Sub-H2). The curriculum builds upon knowledge and skill sets from each previous course. Thus, a student cannot take two courses simultaneously. Each course must be completed and passed before enrolling in the next required course.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 8; Mathematics: 8 or qualify for TABE exemption.

Program Length

Total program hours: 1,200. Cosmetology classes are offered full-time and part-time at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.

For More Information

Lake Worth campus - Alicia Constantine-Talley, Cosmetology Program Director, constana@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3851 

Belle Glade campus - Deborah Goldman, goldmand@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 993-1420

Employment Opportunities

After completing this program and obtaining a license, students may seek employment as a cosmetologist in beauty salons, spas, department stores, resorts, cruise ships, nursing and other residential care homes, and cosmetic stores.

Career Path Notes

Students may choose to take continuing education courses in the cosmetology field.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1,200)

COS0200Cosmetology 1 - Introduction (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0400Cosmetology Hair Shaping 1 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0301Cosmetology Hair Shaping 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0600Cosmetology 5 - Chemicals (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0700Cosmetology 6 - Haircolor (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0870Cosmetology 4 - Salon Management (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0240Facials (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0010Manicuring, Pedicuring, and Nail Extensions (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0011Salon Practice Lab 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0300Salon Practice Lab 1 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1200

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 480)

COS0200Cosmetology 1 - Introduction (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0010Manicuring, Pedicuring, and Nail Extensions (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0400Cosmetology Hair Shaping 1 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0240Facials (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

 

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 480)

COS0301Cosmetology Hair Shaping 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0600Cosmetology 5 - Chemicals (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0700Cosmetology 6 - Haircolor (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

COS0870Cosmetology 4 - Salon Management (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

 

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 240)

CSP0300Salon Practice Lab 1 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

CSP0011Salon Practice Lab 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 1200