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Cosmetology (New)

Award Type: Associate in Science

The cosmetology program is designed to prepare students for careers as licensed cosmetologists, allowing them to achieve personal and/or career goals. The program provides students with the necessary lecture and practical skills training on hair, skin, makeup, and nail car. Upon satisfactory completion of 1,000 hours of lecture and lab experience, students are eligible to take the California State Board of Cosmetology licensure examination.

The graduate of the Associate in Science in Cosmetology (New) will:

  • Qualify for the California State Board of Cosmetology examination for licensure.
  • Contribute to the management and operational procedures of a beauty salon.
  • Use cosmetology products, tools, and equipment in a safe, healthy, and effective manner.
  • Render styles and applications that are fashionable, artistic, and technical in nature.

Program Requirements

A major of 22 units are required for the degree.

Course Number Course Title Units
COS 301A Introduction to Cosmetology 5.5
COS 302A Beginning Cosmetology 5.5
COS 303A Intermediate Cosmetology 5.5
COS 304A Advanced Cosmetology 5.5


Last Modified Apr 16, 2024