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Cosmetology


The Cosmetology Program offers an Associate of Technical Arts Degree (ATA) or certificate and is made up of three subdivisions: hair care, skin care and nail care services. Everett Community College's requirement for licensing is 1730 hours. The curriculum prepares the prospective cosmetologist for the Washington State Examinations. Classes operate on a seven-hour-per-day schedule: M, T, W, F: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; TH: 12-8:00 p.m. (Class hours may change without notice.) The program provides experience in customer services in a salon environment. Notice to students: Because many chemical sprays and airborne pollutants are found in this occupation, students are advised to consult their physicians as to possible problems (i.e., allergies, asthma, dermatitis, etc.) before enrolling.

Se ofrecen clases de Cosmetología en Ingles y Español.

Attendance at a program information session is required. Please call 425-259-8283 or check for dates at salon@everettcc.edu.

In addition to the Student Core Learning Outcomes, the Program Specific Outcomes include:

• Perform hair care services for all types of hair including hair analysis, hair cutting, hairstyling, hair coloring and lightening, permanent waving and chemical relaxing.

• Perform natural nail services including manicuring and pedicuring.

• Perform basic skin care services including skin analysis, facials, makeup application and superfluous hair removal.

• Demonstrate customer service skills, self-growth and personal development.

• Perform salon business such as front desk operations, dispensary inventory and loss prevention, resume building and interviewing skills, self marketing and the basic knowledge of starting one's own salon business.

• To have the knowledge of decontamination control, public hygiene and special sanitation procedures used for the protection of the client and the operator.

• Possess the necessary skills to pass the Washington State licensure written and practical exams required for a professional license to work in the Cosmetology industry.

Faculty Advisors:

T. Evans
425-259-8285
tevans@everettcc.edu

CHD 110 - Trichology

Introduction to the study of hair its function, structure, growth and characteristics. Care and treatment for the hair and its condition, diseases and disorders will also be covered. Special emphasis on sterilization and sanitation principles and methods. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 5. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission Corequisites:  CHD 201
CHD 120 - Hair Design Compendium

Designed for fifth quarter students preparing for the Washington State Hair Design Written Licensure Exam. Provides theoretical review of facts from previous Hair Design courses in preparation for in-house computerized exams before applying for WA State Board examination. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 1. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission.
CHD 201 - Hair Design Basic Skills and Salon Practice
12-14 

Instruction/participation class in basic services performed by a cosmetologist. This lecture/lab class is closely supervised in the introduction and practice of shampooing/draping, hair analysis/scalp and hair treatment, haircutting, wet styling, thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, hair coloring/lightening, resume writing, safety measures and decontamination control. Students practice on mannequins, models and each other. Emphasis is placed on quality of work and knowledge of procedures, safety and decontamination control. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 111 or COSMT 112, and CHD 110
CHD 202 - Hair Design Advanced Color Lab and Salon Practice

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced color techniques in the industry including foiling, bleach and tone, balayage and corrective color. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission and CHD 201 Corequisites:  COSMT 111 or COSMT 112
CHD 203 - Men’s Haircutting and Beard Design Lab and Salon Practice
9-15 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class, students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced men’s haircuts, styles and beard designs. Students will learn how to use appropriate barbering tools to achieve the look. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 3. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission and CHD 201 Corequisites:  COSMT 111 or COSMT 112
CHD 204 - Advanced Haircutting and Design Lab and Salon Practice
9-15 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice advanced haircutting and styling techniques requested in the salon today. Shears, razors and texturizing shears will be used to accomplish the look. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 3. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission and CHD 201 Corequisites:  COSMT 111 or COSMT 112
CHD 205 - Textured Hair Design Services Lab and Salon Practice
9-15 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced textured hair services requested in the salon. The class will also review how to select the appropriate product used for natural hair styling and as a follow up to chemical textured services. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis is placed on safety and quality of work, while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission and CHD 201 Corequisites:  COSMT 111 or COSMT 112
COSMT 102 - Salon Communications

Communications course for Cosmetology students focusing on standards and conventions of written and spoken English. Includes preparation, proofreading, and editing business and personal correspondence such as letters, memos, advertisement, business cards, flyers, brochures, resumes, and other related projects. Oral presentation incorporating marketing strategies and demonstrating correct use of spoken English. Review of abbreviations, capitalization, grammar, possessives, plurals, punctuation, and spelling. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 3, 6. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission.
COSMT 110 - Trichology, Dermatology and Onychology

Introduction to the study of hair, skin and nails and their function, structure and characteristics. Care and treatment of hair, skin, and nail diseases and disorders. Special emphasis on sterilization and sanitation principles and methods. May be repeated one time for credit. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 5. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 201, COSMT 202, or COSMT 203.
COSMT 111 - Salon Management

Basic overview of salon business operations, including marketing strategies, financial control, factors affecting salon culture, insurance, business laws and health regulations. Special emphasis is placed on finding a mentor in a salon to observe, record, and report salon business practices. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 4, 7. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 201, COSMT 202, or COSMT 203, 204.
COSMT 112 - Salon Safety, Chemistry, Electricity and Physiology

Includes methods of decontamination, universal precautions and responsibilities of a salon professional. Types and classifications of bacteria, safety measures in the use and storage of chemicals. Basic background in chemistry theories, processes and product ingredients as they relate to the cosmetology industry. Special emphasis on OSHA chemical hazard information. Basic anatomy, physiology and types of electricity will also be covered. Training in First Aid and CPR is included. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 1. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 201, COSMT 202, or COSMT 203.
COSMT 113 - Basic Skin and Nail Care Theory and Practice

Introduction to the study of skin and nails and their function, structure and characteristics. Care and treatment of skin, and nail diseases and disorders. Instruction/participation class is closely supervised in the introduction and practice of basic nail and skin care services performed by a cosmetologist. Students practice on models, mannequins, and each other. Special emphasis on sterilization and sanitation principles and methods. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 5. Prerequisites:  Instructor Permission.
COSMT 120 - Cosmetology Compendium

Designed for the fifth quarter student preparing for the Washington State Cosmetology Licensure Exam. Provides theoretical review of facts from previous Cosmetology courses in preparation for in-house computerized exams before applying for Washington State Board examinations. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 1. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; COSMT 110-112; COSMT 204; 1,330 clock hours.
COSMT 124 - Instructor Trainee Theory I

Preparation to teach in the cosmetology classroom and create effective lesson plans and other classroom tools. Practice in preparation, teaching, testing, grading, and review. Prepares the student for the Washington State Instructor Licensing exams. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; one year full-time work experience within last three years. Corequisites:  COSMT 240.
COSMT 125 - Instructor Trainee Theory II

Preparation to teach in cosmetology clinic classroom. Practice in teaching and evaluating student performance skills and safety, and preparation for record keeping for front desk and dispensary. Prepares student for the Washington State Licensing Exams. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 6. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; one year full-time work experience within the last three years. Corequisites:  COSMT 240.
COSMT 201 - Cosmetology Basic Skills and Salon Practice
15 

Instruction/participation class in basic services performed by a cosmetologist. This lecture/lab class is closely supervised in the introduction and practice of shampooing/draping, hair analysis/scalp and hair treatment, haircutting, wet styling, thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, hair coloring/lightening, manicuring/pedicuring, basic facials, temporary hair removal, resume writing, safety measures and decontamination control. Students practice on mannequins, models and each other. Emphasis is placed on quality of work and knowledge of procedures, safety and decontamination control. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission.
COSMT 202 - Advanced Color Lab and Salon Practice
9-19 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced color techniques in the industry including foiling, bleach and tone, balayage and corrective color. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  COSMT 201 and instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 110, 111, or 112
COSMT 203 - Men’s Haircutting and Beard Design Lab and Salon Practice
9-19 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class, students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced men’s haircuts, styles and beard designs. Students will learn how to use appropriate barbering tools to achieve the look. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 3. Prerequisites:  COSMT 201 and instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 110, 111, or 112
COSMT 204 - Cosmetology Lab & Shop Practice IV
9-19 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice advanced haircutting and styling techniques requested in the salon today. Shears, razors and texturizing shears will be used to accomplish the look. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis placed on safety and quality of work while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 3. Prerequisites:  COSMT 201 and instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 110, 111, or 112
COSMT 205 - Textured Hair Services Lab and Salon Practice
9-19 

Students will continue to practice salon services on the EvCC Salon floor under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. During this class students will learn about and practice the most current and advanced textured hair services requested in the salon. The class will also review how to select the appropriate product used for natural hair styling and as a follow up to chemical textured services. To gain salon experience, students practice on models, mannequins, clients and each other. Emphasis is placed on safety and quality of work, while meeting industry target time. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 2. Prerequisites:  COSMT 201 and instructor permission. Corequisites:  COSMT 110, 111, or 112
COSMT 206 - Cosmetology Lab & Shop Practice VI
1-17.5 

May be used to complete curriculum for special interest projects, and/or to complete required program clock hours. COSMT 206 is an additional quarter and is optional. May be repeated one time for credit. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 3. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; COSMT 205; 1,400 clock hours.
COSMT 240 - Instructor Trainee Lab
1-25 

Designed to prepare the student to teach in the cosmetology classroom. Assists students with practical applications of services to clients, problem solving, and answering questions. Designed to be taken concurrently with COSMT 124 and COSMT 125. Prepares the student for the Washington State Instructor Licensing exams. May be repeated as necessary to complete mandatory 500 earned lab hours. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 6. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; one year full-time work experience within the last three years. Corequisites:  COSMT 124 or COSMT 125.
COSMT 251 - Internship
1-5 

The Cosmetology Internship allows a cosmetology student with advanced standing to gain industry based work experience in an area of special interest. Under the guidance of a learning plan, and in concert with a cosmetology faculty member, a cosmetology student will work with a contracted salon or other business venture serving this licensed field to accomplish a planned set of learning objectives. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 3. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission; 1300 hours of instruction.
COSMT 299 - Special Projects

Special Projects

REQUIREMENT CODE KEY

  • AAS - DTA code (if applicable)
  • C - Communication Skills
  • NS - Natural Science
  • H - Humanities
  • R - Human Relations
  • SS - Social Sciences
  • NS-L - Natural Science Lab
  • Q - Quantitative Skills
  • TE - Transfer Elective (A list)
  • D - Diversity course

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