Central High School Cosmetology Introduction to Cosmetology Course Syllabus Title: Salon Practices & Management Instructor: Mrs. Sophia C. Taylor Phone: (334) 298-3626 ext. 231 Email: email@example.com Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1 credit Classroom: Career Technical Center, Room 501 Class Time: 1st, 3rd and 4th Block, 1st & 2nd Semester Prerequisite: Introduction to Cosmetology Textbooks: Milady's Standard Textbook of Cosmetology Milady's Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. Supplementary resources provided by the instructor Students will not be issued a textbook. However, books may be checked out with the instructor. If students fail to return checked out textbook, they will be responsible for the replacement cost of that book. Instructional Philosophy Success in Cosmetology begins with meeting the following expectations: 1. Students are expected to meet all course and integrated curriculum requirements through a combination of theory and practical application. 2. Students are to follow all safety and practical procedures. 3. Students are expected to follow a code of professional conduct and ethics. Program Goals The goal of Central High Cosmetology Program is to: 1. To provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Alabama Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam, thereby equipping them for the the professional work force in the Cosmetology Industry. 2. To empower each students with confidence, professionalism and enthusiasm. 3. To enhance the Cosmetology Industry in this community through education and student involvement in community service. Course Goals: This course enables students to: 1. Use critical and creative thinking and practical study of hair coloring and special effects highlighting 2. Students are able to practice safety and sanitary precaution as they perform hair coloring and hair lightening techniques. Course Description: Introduction to Cosmetology provides students with students with a study of concepts related to the Cosmetology profession. Specific topics include Cosmetology History and Opportunities, Professional Image, Infection Control, Basic Fundamentals, and Principles of Hair Design. Students also gain initial practical experience in sanitation, shampooing, hair shaping, and hairstyling. Upon successful completion of this course, students are able to practice safety and sanitary precautions as they perform basic procedures. Introduction to Cosmetology is the prerequisite to Chemical Services, Hair Coloring, Introduction to Spa Techniques, Advanced Spa Technique Applications, Salon Practices and Management, and State Board Practicum. Students participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of this instructional program. Course Outline: Introduction to Cosmetology will include the following major content, but not necessarily in this order: Foundation 1. Apply mathematical, reading, writing, critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills to perform the work of the Cosmetology Industry. 2. Demonstrate teamwork and skills necessary for developing long range goals and projects that impact the Cosmetology Industry. 3. Utilize technology and information technology tools that impact the management and services provided by the Cosmetology Industry. Salon Safety & Sanitation 4. Apply safety rules and regulations related to Cosmetology, including fire equipment, tools, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and environmental protection agency (EPA) procedures. Cosmetology History & Opportunities 5. Explain the origin and historical advancements of hairstyling in Cosmetology and barbering 6. Identify pioneers of modern Cosmetology and their contribution to the industry. 7. Describe career opportunities available in the Cosmetology Industry. Example: Stylist, barber, salon manager, esthetician, nail technician, makeup artist Professional Image 8. Apply concepts related to personal hygiene, physical poise, professional dress, and workplace ethics in Cosmetology and barbering 9. Demonstrate effective communication skills while performing duties associated with Cosmetology. Infectious Control, Principles and Practices 10. Identify types and classifications of bacteria Examples: nonpathogenic and pathogenic 11. Practice infection control techniques relative to Cosmetology, including performing wet and dry sanitizing procedures for safety and decontamination. Differentiating between sterilization, disinfection and sanitation Using OSHA codes for infection control and disposal of chemicals in Cosmetology Basic Fundamentals 12. Demonstrate draping procedures for hair services Examples: dry, wet and chemical 13. Demonstrate procedures for shampooing, rinsing, conditioning and caring for the scalp and hair. Identifying various types of shampoos and conditioners, emulsions and suspensions, and pH codes Analyzing conditions of the scalp and hair Applying procedures for scalp massage and treatments Examples: hot oil treatments, ultra violet ray treatments Principles of Hair Design 14. Explain principles and elements of hairstyle and design Explaining the relationship of facial types to styling principle for male and female design Describing the use of various implements, tools and equipment for hairstyling Identifying the 5 elements and 5 principles of hair design Identifying basic patterns of haircutting 15. Apply techniques for hair shaping and design Utilizing correct hair shaping terminology Demonstrating how to section hair, including basic elevation, angles, and guidelines Demonstrating face shaving and beard and mustache trimming techniques based on facial structure, including final shaving of the face and neck. 16. Demonstrate methods of haircutting, including clipper over comb, wet and dry, arching, scissor cut and razor cut. Demonstrating correct techniques of holding comb, shears, clippers, trimmers, razors and thermal styling tools Demonstrating edge and clean neckline with razor, clipper or shears 17. Demonstrate hair styling techniques including braiding, pressing, wrapping and roller control. Class Procedures: Students in Cosmetology must follow the following requirements: 1. All students must follow all safety and sanitation procedures at all times. 2. All students must learn and practice professional conduct at all times. 3. Be on time and prepared for class. Students will not be allowed to go to the restroom the first or the last ten minutes of class. (See Student handbook). You are expected to be in your seat when the bells rings! 4. TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES, iPods, or any other device that resembles these things; put them away before entering the Cosmetology Lab. 5. Class begins and ends with Mrs. Taylor. The bell does not dismiss students from class; Mrs. Taylor dismisses class. 6. Follow all instructions given by your instructor. If you do not understand instructions, please see Mrs. Taylor before continuing. 7. Enter the Cosmetology Lab quietly and report to the classroom and follow the instructions on the whiteboard. 8. Check the dispensary schedule upon entering the classroom daily. All students are assigned Dispensary duties on a rotating schedule. 9. All students are encouraged to ask questions and for help on difficult assignments. Mrs. Taylor will address your concerns when they are brought to her attention. 10. All students must participate in fundraising activities. 11. Check the white board every morning upon entering the classroom. The morning activity will be posted (vocabulary, bell ringer, etc.) These activities will be graded. Lab Procedures: 1. All class procedures apply during the lab. 2. Students are expected to arrive to the Cosmetology Lab prepared to work, and in uniform on specified days. UNDER NO circumstances will a student be exempt from lab work because of dress code violation. Students will receive a 5pt. penalty from their daily Lab grade. 3. NO OPEN-TOE SHOES ARE ALLOWED IN THE COSMETOLOGY LAB!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS. THIS IS A SAFETY HAZARD AND VIOLATION OF STATE BOARD POLICY!!!! Students wearing sleeveless shirts or tops will be required to wear a lab jacket when servicing patrons. 4. All students will be assigned a kit and a lock for practical applications in the Lab. Each student will sign a kit agreement, agreeing to be responsible for the kit, supplies, lock, and implements contained in the kit until it is returned at the end of the school year. The student must replace any tools, implements, kit or locks that are damaged, lost or stolen. 5. All students must be responsible for cleaning the Lab, Classroom, Laundry Room & Dispensary Room. Mrs. Taylor will dismiss students from the lab 15 minutes prior to the bell to allow time for cleaning. No student leaves class until their cleaning assignment has been fulfilled. Students who are held up for cleaning may be counted as tardy and subject to normal discipline. 6. NO EATING, DRINKING OR CHEWING GUM ALLOWED IN THE COSMETOLOGY LAB, CLASSROOM, OR DISPENSARY!!! Violation of the rules will result in disciplinary actions. 7. All students must provide proof of insurance for student files before being allowed to participate in Lab exercises. Failure to participate in Lab exercises hurt your grades. If you do not have insurance, you may purchase insurance from the school. a. All students are required to provide payment for the following: b. Mannequin-----------------$30.00 c. Class Fees------------------ $30.00 ($15per Semester) d. Uniform---------------------$35.00 e. 8. LIVE WORK: Cosmetology students who are in their 2nd and/or 3rd year must perform services on live models. This is a requirement listed in the Alabama Course of Study as well as a requirement of the Alabama Board of Cosmetology. Therefore, students must solicit a minimum of 5 clients per 9 weeks, to perform assigned labs. Students will be provided with business cards and other marketing tools to attract customers for their assignments. There is a service charge for all services performed in the Cosmetology Salon. Clients who participate in the Live Work program at Central High School fully understand that all work is performed by students and they must sign a release form. There are no refunds and the school, administration or Cosmetology Instructor are not responsible for any property lost, stolen or damaged in the salon area. Students are also not held liable for any accidents or damage to during services. All services are supervised by the Instructor. Assessment Procedures and Grades: Laboratory a. Uniform b. Professional Conduct 50% c. Dispensary Duties d. Practical Application e. Safety Practices Special Projects a. SkillsUSA events, Community 10% Service Projects, etc. Class Participation a. Vocabulary building b. Reports & Projects 20% c. Theory & Practical Assignments d. Procedure Sheets e. Class Handouts, PowerPoint Homework 10% Midterm/Final Practical and/or Written Exam 10% TOTAL 100% **All Students must pass all Safety tests with 100% accuracy before engaging in the Cosmetology Lab exercises. Safety test will be given for each content area that requires the practice of safety measures. Attendance and makeup work policy: Students must have access to internet and an email address in order to complete written assignments and to access homework assignments. Students will retrieve assignments from the Cosmetology website and email assignments to firstname.lastname@example.org or staylor2Diva4u@gmail.com . You may access the Cosmetology website from the CHS website or using this web address: www.chscosmetology.community.officelive.com. If you have any problems, please notify your instructor at least 3-5 days before the assignment is due. Problems not addressed within this time frame will not be acknowledged, and may result in student not receiving total grade for that assignment. If a student is out of school all day or has been checked out before coming to Cosmetology, they are considered absent. The student has the responsibility to make arrangements to makeup missed work within 3 days of return from an excused absence. Otherwise, ANY and ALL missed assignments and Labs will be graded as zero! Professional Conduct: The Cosmetology Program at CHS provides students with the unique opportunity to receive Instructional hours that make them eligible to apply for the Alabama Board of Cosmetology Licensing Exam. This means that a CHS Cosmetology student can leave CHS and upon passing the licensing exam, be qualified to work as a licensed professional in salons such as: J.C.Penney, Dillards, SmartStyle, etc. Therefore, Mrs. Taylor expects each student to: 1. Respect the rights of other students to learn. 2. Leave all gossip, drama, and attitudes outside of class. 3. Come to class prepared to WORK!!! 4. Be Creative 5. Treat others the way that you want to be treated! 6. Put Quality before quantity! Work toward your personal best. Mediocrity is for ordinary people. Be EXTRAORDINARY! 7. Respect other's property. If it doesn't belong to you, don't bother it! 8. Be a Leader and bring unity among your classmates. Don't be a troublemaker or a peace breaker. 9. Be professional wherever you are. You represent CHS, Career Technical Center, & Mrs. Taylor everywhere you go. Make us proud! 10. Follow all class rules and CHS rules while in the Cosmetology Lab. Bad behavior, snappy attitudes and defiance have no place in Mrs. Taylor's Class. If you have a problem, feel free to speak with Mrs. Taylor in private. In the event you break any rules, expect the following discipline: 1. Verbal warning 2. Detention 3. Parent conference/Referral to office Certification of Safety General Shop Rules & Regulations Cosmetology Department Mrs. Sophia C. Taylor, Instructor Thanks for allowing your child to participate in CHS Cosmetology Program. I look forward to a very fun and productive year! I appreciate you taking the time to read and review this Syllabus, Course Outline, and Lab Procedures. This is to certify that I have carefully read and have received a Theory lesson on "General Shop Safety & Sanitation relating to Cosmetology. I have also been instructed in the care, operation and safety relative to electrical appliances and caustic chemicals used in this profession. By signing this Certification of Safety, I pledge to follow all safety, sanitation, class and CHS rules while in the Cosmetology Lab, and to look out for the safety of others. Student's Name:_______________________________________________________________ Date:________________________________________________________________________ Parents: As the guardian of above named child, I hereby agree and give permission for them to participate in the Cosmetology Program. I have read the Course Syllabus, Lab Procedures and Course Requirements. I pledge to give my full support toward encouraging my child to follow all rules and regulations required for this course. Parent's Signature:___________________________________________________________________ Date:______________________________________________________________________________ Please print this page with your signature and your parent’s signature and return to Mrs. Taylor for your student file folder. Thanks!
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