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COS 191A Work Place Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191A is Interpersonal Communication. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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COS 191B Workplace Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191B is team building. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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COS 191C Workplace Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191C is Problem Solving. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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COS 200 Beginning Cosmetology

Units: 12     Hours: 5 Lecture, 20 Laboratory

Advisory: Eligible for English 250, 260 and Mathematics 205.

Transferable: No

Fundamental principles of the science/art of beauty culture including hair design, chemical services and cosmetic therapy.


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COS 201 Intermediate Cosmetology

Units: 12     Hours: 5 Lecture, 20 Laboratory

Advisory: Satisfactory completion of Cosmetology 200. Eligible for English 250, 260 and Mathematics 205.

Transferable: No

Extended studies and techniques in tinting, bleaching, permanent waving, shaping, styling, acrylic nail, pedicuring, chemical straightening, soft perming, waxing, care of skin and make-up.


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COS 202 Advanced Cosmetology

Units: 12     Hours: 5 Lecture, 20 Laboratory

Prerequisite: Completion of COS 200 & 201.

Advisory: Eligible for English 250, 260 and Mathematics 205.

Transferable: No

Advanced techniques in tinting, lightening, hair design and cosmetic chemistry.


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COS 203 Practicum

Units: .5-12     Hours: 5 Lecture, 20 Laboratory

Prerequisite: Completion of COS 200, 201 and 202.

Advisory: Eligible for English 250, 260 and Mathematics 205.

Transferable: No

Advanced techniques in tinting, lightening, hair and design and cosmetic chemistry.


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COS 204 Job Entry Skills

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: No

Skills for competing in the job market. Includes employment strategies, interpersonal skills, marketing personal services, teamwork and quality management.


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COS 205 State Board Review

Units: 2     Hours: 1 Lecture, 4 Laboratory

Advisory: Cosmetology 201.

Transferable: No

State Board exam procedures and standards.


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COS 207 Contemporary Styling

Units: 4.5     Hours: 4.5 Lecture, 27 Laboratory

Advisory: Satisfactory completion of Cosmetology 200. Eligible for English 250, 260, and Mathematics 205.

Transferable: No

Studies and techniques in braiding, weaving, glass nails, silk wrap, individual lash and brow tinting, corrective make-up and low lights. This is a 6 week class offered in summer session only.


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COS 208 Cosmetology Chemistry

Units: 4.5     Hours: 4.5 Lecture, 27 Laboratory

Advisory: Completion of Cosmetology 200. Eligible for English 250 and 260.

Transferable: No

Fundamental principles of cosmetic chemistry as it applies to chemical waving, straightening, coloring and lightening. This 6 week course is offered in summer session only.


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COS 220 Scientific Skin Care (Esthetics)

Units: 4-8     Hours: 3 Lecture, 15 Laboratory

Required: 17 years of age, completed 10th grade or equivalent, as per State Board of Cosmetology.

Transferable: No

An introductory course designed to provide the skills necessary to be employed as an Esthetician (Facialist). Skills taught include skin care and treatment, cosmetics, and the use of electrical modalities.


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COS 221 Advanced Scientific Skin Care (Esthetics)

Units: 4-8     Hours: 3 Lecture, 15 Laboratory

Advisory: Completion of Cosmetology 220 or equivalent.

Transferable: No

An advanced in-depth study and training in the care and treatment of skin, cosmetics and manipulative electrical modalities as required by the State Board of Cosmetology.


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COS 290 Occupational Work Experience/Cosmetology

Units: 1-4     Hours:

Required: Declared vocational major. Concurrent enrollment in seven or more units (including CWE units, except for summer school. For summer school, enrollment in one other class is required). Minimum 2.00 G.P.A.

Transferable: No

College credit for learning experience obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student. 75 hours per semester per unit or 60 hours per semester for unpaid experience. This is a credit/no credit course. May be taken for a maximum of 16 work experience units.