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Cosmetology - The Art of Barbering - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus

The Barber/Stylist program is designed to provide technical and practical instruction covering all practices constituting the art of barbering. The educational goal of the barbering course of study is to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment as class A barbers. Students who successfully complete the entire curriculum are qualified to sit for the examination given by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
BARB 1307 Introduction to Hair Design 3
BARB 1402 Barber Styling I 4
BARB 1404 Introduction to Barber Styling 4
BARB 1391 Special Topics in Barber/Hairstylist 3
Semester 2
BARB 1442 Barber Styling II 4
BARB 2402 Barber Styling III 4
BARB 2431 Advanced Barber Styling I 4
Semester 3
BARB 2441 Advanced Barber Styling II 4
BARB 2432 Barber Law and Shop Management I 4
BARB 2444 Barber Law and Shop Management II 4
BARB 2470 Preparation for the State Barber Examination (Capstone) 4

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 42

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.