Cosmetology

Cosmetology

About the Program

The Cosmetology program provides the theory and practical instruction designed to prepare students for employment as a licensed cosmetologist. Students who successfully complete the entire curriculum are qualified to sit for the examination given by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (T.D.L.R.) P.O. Box 12157 Austin, TX 78711. Those who are approved by the State are licensed as cosmetologists and are eligible for placement.

AWARD TYPES: Associate of Applied Science, Certificate Level 1, Certificate Level 2

AREA OF STUDY: Public Safety, Transportation & Consumer Services

Consumer Arts & Sciences

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Consumer Arts & Sciences Center of Excellence provides technical design, fashion, food, culture, costume, beauty, interior and kitchen design training through its eight award-winning arts and degree or certificate programs.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Outcomes

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

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Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence. Practice effective communication skills, visual poise, and proper grooming.

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Demonstrate safety and sanitation procedures for use of equipment, implements, and treatments. Perform basic manipulative skills in the areas of hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, texture services, scalp and hair conditioning, skin and makeup, manicure and pedicures.

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Apply learned theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures Apply learned theory, manipulative skills and analytical skills to obtain licensure and competency in entry-level positions in cosmetology or a related career field

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Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper makeup, hairstyle, and color application for the client’s overall image.

Program Information

General Requirements

 

The Cosmetology program provides the theory and practical instruction designed to prepare students for employment as a licensed cosmetologist. Students who successfully complete the entire curriculum are qualified to sit for the examination given by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (T.D.L.R.) P.O. Box 12157 Austin, TX 78711. Those who are approved by the State are licensed as cosmetologists and are eligible for placement.


Due to Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (T.D.L.R.) requirements limiting the number of students permitted at each location, students must have instructor approval before registering in any cosmetology/barber stylist course. Students may not go through the College registration process without specific instructor approval. Enrolled students are required to purchase tools, books, and uniforms. Students must maintain strong attendance. Students absent more than two days in a semester are dropped from the program

In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

Licensure/Certification Exam Results

2017 Third-Party Licensure/Certification Exam Results
Occupational licensure and/or certification pass rates reported by calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31). Results for the 2015 and 2016 calendar years are provided for comparison.

Programs with 100% Pass Rates for 2017

Program/Aligned AwardAgency StandardHCC Standard2015 Pass Rate (# Passed)2016 Pass Rate (# Passed)2017 Pass Rate (# Passed)2017 Results
Cosmetology AAS 70% 75% 100%(52) 100%(40) 100%(47) Exceeds Standards
Cosmetology Instructor AAS 70% 75% 100%(9) 100%(6) 100%(9) Exceeds Standards
Facial Specialist C1 75% 75% 100%(8) 100%(13) 100%(19) Exceeds Standards

Employment

There are 13,825 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 12.5% over the next four years.

The estimated annual job openings is 879 jobs a year.
Median Wages - $11.05 hourly, $23,000 annually

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SHENESSE BRITTON

Cosmetology

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm