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					                                         Cosmetology
                                 UCAT Certificate of Completion
                                     Course Descriptions
                                         2008 - 2009

CORE COURSES

COSM 1000 Cosmetology Basics                                                               240 Hours
Cosmetology Basics covers the history of cosmetology/barbering. An overview of the curriculum
will be covered, as well as the basic principles and techniques of sanitation, hygiene, chemistry,
skin care, and makeup. It also covers hair structure, analysis, care, treatments, chemical texturing,
hair design, and cutting with all types of implements. Color formulation, which includes the use of
fractions, ratios, measurements and other math computations, will also be taught.

Competencies:
      Principles of hygiene
      Correct sanitation procedures
      Basic chemistry of chemical services
      pH of the hair
      Formulation of color
      Basic hair cuts
      Hair design

COSM 1010 Business of Cosmetology I                                                       40 Hours
Business I is learning to run the dispensary and front desk. Students are expected to conduct
themselves in a manner consistent with the basic standards and ethics of employment. Color
formulation, which includes the use of fractions, ratios, measurements and other math
computations, is also taught.

Competencies:
      Professional appearance, conduct, work habits, and attitude
      Color formulation
      Demonstrate knowledge
      Customer service

COSM 1020 Hair and Skin I                                                                  600 Hours
Hair and Skin I along with Hair and Skin II cover the esthetic hours required for the professional
cosmetologist/barber. This covers the properties of the hair, scalp and skin, principles of hair
design, cutting, chemical texture services, and coloring. Hair removal and facials are included in
this course.

Competencies:
      History/theory of skin care
      Anatomy and physiology
      Properties and disorders of hair and skin
      Haircutting using shears, clippers or razor


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        Sanitation/Infection control
        Shaving, mustache and beard design
        Temporary hair removal
        Electricity and light therapy
        Lymphatic massage
        Aromatherapy
        Limited chemical exfoliation
        Chemical texture services
        Chemistry/application of cosmetics
        Artificial hair

COSM 1030 Nail Technician I                                                             200 Hours
Cosmetology requires 200 hours of nail technician training. This consists of 40 hours of basic
training, and 160 hours of practical application and testing.

Competencies:
      Nail structure, its diseases/disorders
      Safety/First Aid
      Sanitation/bacteriology/infection control
      Nail tips, wraps
      Mechanical techniques
      Nail art
      Acrylic/gel nails

COSM 1040 Cosmetology Sciences I                                                          100 Hours
The subject covered in this course is chemical texture services.

Competencies:
      Analyze hair
      Chemistry/pH of hair
      Various applications & formulations

COSM 1050 Cosmetology Testing                                                              90 Hours
Testing covers all chapters of the cosmetology/barber text. Practical testing is also included in this
course.

Competencies:
      Reinforce concepts and principles learned
      Demonstrate skills and knowledge
      Preparation for Utah State Board Testing

COSM 1060 Cosmetology Theory                                                              150 Hours
Theory is a lecture type class, where each chapter of the text is covered. This instruction includes
job knowledge, job skills, work habits, attitudes and the skills needed to achieve success in the
Cosmetology profession.

Competencies:


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        Lecture/Concepts and principles learned
        Specialty classes
        Guest speakers/knowledge shared
        Hands on classes

COSM 2010 Business of Cosmetology II                                                        40 Hours
After having completed approximately 1700 hours in the Cosmetology program, students visit area
salons/spas. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the basic
standards and ethics of employment. They are required to use the workplace relations, job
seeking skills, successful work habits and attitudes that are promoted throughout the program.
Students are required to fill out a questionnaire for each salon/spa, record time spent, have the
salon/spa owner sign the paper and return it. They learn of the differences in each type of salon,
and in which one they would like to be employed.

Competencies:
      Habits of a team player
      Marketing
      Professional conduct
      Goals/Role Model
      Portfolio

COSM 2020 Hair and Skin II                                                              340 Hours
This course is a continuation of Hair and Skin I.

Competencies:
      History/theory of skin care
      Anatomy and physiology
      Properties and disorders of hair and skin
      Haircutting using shears, clippers or razor
      Sanitation/Infection control
      Shaving, mustache and beard design
      Temporary hair removal
      Electricity and light therapy
      Lymphatic massage
      Aromatherapy
      Limited chemical exfoliation
      Chemical texture services
      Chemistry/application of cosmetics
      Artificial hair

COSM 2040 Cosmetology Sciences II                                                       100 Hours
Continuation of Sciences I.

Competencies:
      Analyze hair
      Chemistry/pH of hair



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        Various applications & formulations

ELECTIVE COURSES

COSM 1035 Nail Technician II                                                             100 Hours
This course is taken to receive the 100 additional hours needed to apply for the Nail Technician
Utah State Licensure.

Competencies:
      Nail structure, its diseases/disorders
      Safety/First Aid
      Sanitation/bacteriology/infection control
      Nail tips, wraps
      Mechanical techniques
      Nail art
      Acrylic/gel nails

COSM 1905 Skills USA Leadership - Cosmetology                                        100 Hours
Area used to record progress for State and National Competitions. This assessment program
helps students make better and more accurate decisions regarding their technical education, as
well as their future. Save time and money as they pursue and complete their technical education,
and obtain good paying jobs faster.

Competencies:
      Decision making skills
      Time management
      Money management
      Job search skills

COSM 1915 Skills USA - Cosmetology                                                      100 Hours
Area used to record progress for Regional, State and/or National Competitions. This course allows
students the opportunity to learn the function of the Skills USA-VICA organization. Students learn
how Skills USA-VICA can strengthen their personal and professional skills to enhance their
employment prospects. As part of this training, students select an area of competition from the
Skills USA Championships technical standards manual. The advisor assists the student in
preparing to compete in a Skills USA-VICA Regional, State or National Leadership Conference.

Competencies:
      Improve upon current personal strengths
      Improve upon organizational strengths
      Prepare for and compete in Skills USA-VICA Regional, State or National Leadership
      Conference Competitions

COSM 2025 Hair and Skin III                                                    100 Hours
Continuation of Hair and Skin I and II.



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Competencies:
      History/theory of skin care
      Anatomy and physiology
      Properties and disorders of hair and skin
      Haircutting using shears, clippers or razor
      Sanitation/Infection control
      Shaving, mustache and beard design
      Temporary hair removal
      Electricity and light therapy
      Lymphatic massage
      Aromatherapy
      Limited chemical exfoliation
      Chemical texture services
      Chemistry/application of cosmetics
      Artificial hair

COSM 2800 Cosmetology Special Projects                                                30-150 Hours
The Special Projects course is a continuation of hair, skin and nail care. This course is designed
for advanced students who have received all the possible progress hours in cosmetology course
work before they have reached the state required 2000 hours of attendance. This course allows
such students to continue to receive progress hours while working toward the required 2000 hours
of attendance.

Competencies:
      Identify the layer of a hair strand
      Identify the chemical composition of hair
      Analyze a hair strand
      Identify disorders of the hair and scalp
      Demonstrate harmony between hair style and facial structure
      Demonstrate general hair and scalp treatments
      Demonstrate use and care of hair cutting implements
      Identify the principles of hair cutting
      Use the correct type of shampoo/conditioner according to hair type
      Perform scalp treatments
      Demonstrate a successful client consultation
      Identify the layers of the skin
      Identify skin disorders
      Identify the methods of temporary hair removal
      Define the use of Electrotherapy and Light Therapy
      Identify the uses of facial treatments
      Identify the uses of aromatherapy
      Define cosmetics used in facial makeup
      Demonstrate corrective makeup
      Apply artificial eyelashes
      Define nail disorders and diseases
      Define nail structure



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        Identify implements used in pedicuring and manicuring
        Follow safety practices
        Practice sanitation
        Demonstrate nail tips and wraps
        Demonstrate acrylic nails, gels and dipped nails
        Create nail art

COSM 2900 Special Applications                                                          1–180 Hours
A course or courses providing competencies which meet an immediate occupational need beyond
the skills available in the program’s currently approved outline. The need, competencies, and
length have been specified and documented by the campus’ employer advisory committee. Each
course will carry a title on the transcript descriptive of the competencies addressed. A campus
may advise students to use a Special Applications course as a program elective to meet current
industry needs. Special Applications course(s) may not exceed 150 hours total per certificate or
degree.

Competencies:
      A list of competencies reviewed by the employer advisory committee will be provided to
      the student prior to enrollment in the course.

WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills                                                               30 Hours
Prepare students to successfully apply for a job. This course will present essential job-seeking
skills needed to find gainful employment.

Competencies:
      Complete a job application form
      Develop a current resume
      Create a letter of application
      Perform successfully in an interview
      Demonstrate appropriate follow-up procedures


Highlighted areas indicate competencies that meet the UCAT “related instruction” requirements.




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