This class is an introductory program to cosmetology. If you are interested in your own personal grooming or in being a cosmetologist, barber, nail technician, esthetician or make-up artist, then this class is for you. In this class, your will learn:
• Job skills and salon management
• Shampooing and hair-styling
• Manicuring and pedicuring
• Facial and scalp treatments
• Nail tips
• Theatrical and special-effects make-up
• Glamour make-up
• Permanent waving
• Hair coloring
• Hair extensions

Cosmetology is an introductory program to all phases of cosmetology excluding hair cutting and sculptured nails. The student acquires the basics in shampooing, hairstyling, manicuring and pedicuring, make-up, facials, scalp treatments, nail tips, permanent waving, hair coloring, salon management, and job skills. In addition, the student has many opportunities to reinforce mathematics and literacy concepts and enhance those skills. Skills and knowledge acquired in this course can be applied to the Marketing, Sales, and Service, Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism, and Human Services career clusters and their respective pathways.

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Lab fee: $20.00

Additional Info: Juniors and seniors may earn hours toward State Board Licensing: up to 100 hours depending upon attendance + NM Board of Barbers and Cosmetologist Registration Fee $25. INTERNSHIPS available.

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Course Length: 
Full Year
Credit Information: 
2.0 Practical Arts credit or 1.0 per semester
Recommended: 2.0 cumulative GPA; preference given to those who have excellent attendance
Session II
Periods 6 and 7 12:30-1:50pm Monday through Friday