Combines the theory and practical application needed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the cosmetology profession. Scientific principles are applied through grooming of patrons. Cosmetologists perform such services as shaping and tinting eyebrows and lashes, applying makeup, permanent waving, coloring and straightening hair, manicuring and giving scalp and facial treatments. Graduates may find employment in independent shops and salons, in hair styling departments of large firms and hotels, or with manufacturers of cosmetic or hair products. Some graduates open their own shops.

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Total Credits Required 64