Cosmetology
Program Chair
Cathy Fultz
Administration Bldg
(479) 508-3320
cfultz@atu.edu
Instructor
Debbie Neumeier
This program is designed to prepare students for professional licensing in the cosmetology field. Students are taught the basic techniques of hair care, chemical relaxing, professional ethics, sanitation, manicuring, facials, salon management, and rules and regulations as designated by the state.
The Arkansas State Health Department Cosmetology Division requires an individual to successfully complete 1500 clock hours in order to qualify for the state cosmetology licensing examination. In addition to admission requirements for this program, a student must submit a copy of their social security number, drivers license, copy of high school transcript or proof of GED, and a $20 money order made payable to the Arkansas Board of Cosmetology for a temporary training permit.
Cosmetology
Curriculum in Cosmetology Technical Certificate
Course Number | Course Name | Semester Hours |
1st Semester | ||
COS 1101 | Hygiene and Sanitation I | 1 |
COS 1110 | Hairdressing I w/Lab | 10 |
COS 1121 | Related Science I | 1 |
COS 1131 | Manicuring I | 1 |
COS 1141 | Cosmetic Therapy I | 1 |
COS 1151 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment I | 1 |
Total | 15 | |
2nd Semester | ||
COS 1201 | Hygiene and Sanitation II | 1 |
COS 1210 | Hairdressing II w/Lab | 10 |
COS 1221 | Related Science II | 1 |
COS 1241 | Cosmetic Therapy II | 1 |
COS 1251 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment II | 1 |
Total | 14 | |
Summer Term | ||
COS 1231 | Manicuring II | 1 |
COS 2405 | Theory and Practical Application | 5 |
Total | 6 | |
3rd Semester | ||
COS 2301 | Hygiene and Sanitation III | 1 |
COS 2310 | Hairdressing III w/Lab | 10 |
COS 2321 | Related Science III | 1 |
COS 2331 | Manicuring III | 1 |
COS 2341 | Cosmetic Therapy III | 1 |
COS 2351 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment III | 1 |
Total | 15 |
Curriculum in Cosmetic Science Associate of Applied Science Degree in General Technology
Course Number | Course Name | Semester Hours |
1st Semester | ||
COS 1101 | Hygiene and Sanitation I | 1 |
COS 1110 | Hairdressing I w/Lab | 10 |
COS 1121 | Related Science I | 1 |
COS 1131 | Manicuring I | 1 |
COS 1141 | Cosmetic Therapy I | 1 |
COS 1151 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment I | 1 |
Total | 15 | |
2nd Semester | ||
COS 1201 | Hygiene and Sanitation II | 1 |
COS 1210 | Hairdressing II w/Lab | 10 |
COS 1221 | Related Science II | 1 |
COS 1231 | Manicuring II* | 1 |
COS 1241 | Cosmetic Therapy II | 1 |
COS 1251 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment II | 1 |
Total | 15 | |
3rd Semester | ||
COS 2301 | Hygiene and Sanitation III | 1 |
COS 2310 | Hairdressing III w/Lab | 10 |
COS 2321 | Related Science III | 1 |
COS 2331 | Manicuring III | 1 |
COS 2341 | Cosmetic Therapy III | 1 |
COS 2351 | Salesmanship, Shop Management and Shop Deportment III | 1 |
ENGL 1013 | Composition I | 3 |
Total | 18 | |
4th Semester | ||
Any Approved Social Science^{1} | 3 | |
COMS 1003 COMS 2003 BUS 1303 |
Introduction to Computer Based Systems or Microcomputer Applications or Introduction to Computers |
3 |
COS 2405 | Theory and Practical Application* | 5 |
ENGL 1023 | Composition II | 3 |
MATH 0903 | Intermediate Algebra (or higher math) | 3 |
Total | 17 | |
^{1}See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements" *Usually offered in Summer I term |
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