Dec 07, 2021
COS 1000 - Preclinical Introduction Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to cosmetology careers including professional image, Minnesota laws and rules, safety, and sanitation. Anatomy, electricity, and chemistry as related to the profession will also be included. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 0950 or above, or completion of RDNG 0900 with a grade of C or higher.
- Professional ethics towards clients, coworkers and employers
- Professional and physical image
- Types of bacteria
- Difference between pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria
- Minnesota laws and rules of cosmetology, esthetician, and manicurist
- Sanitation, disinfection and sterilization
- Mixing and method of disinfection for all equipment
- Nature of electricity and uses
- Understanding of anatomy and physiology as related to cosmetology, esthetics, or nail care
- Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
- Hazardous waste
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- identify Minnesota laws and rules as related to Cosmetology.
- analyze facets of professionalism in the cosmetology field
- demonstrate professional image development.
- demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.
- describe proper disinfecting agents and procedures.
- demonstrate knowledge of anatomy, electricity and chemistry as related to the profession.
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