Nov 30, 2023  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COS 1027 - Preclinic Chemical Control and Haircolor

Credits: 4
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to cosmetology chemicals, haircolor, and their applications. This includes curl reformation, permanent waving, soft curl perming, chemical relaxers, and temporary, demi-permanent, permanent haircolor, as well as hair lightening and corrective color. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.  This course requires completion of or to be concurrently enrolled in COS 1000 .
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ENGL 0950  and RDNG 0950  or above OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051  and ESOL 0052  and ESOL 1033  OR completion of ESOL 0041  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Temporary hair color
  2. Semi-permanent hair color
  3. Permanent hair color
  4. Lightening hair color
  5. Ingredients in chemicals
  6. Selecting proper chemicals- client consultation
  7. Permanent wave chemicals/wraps
  8. Processing of permanent waves
  9. Chemicals used for relaxing highly textured hair
  10. Procedure for relaxing highly textured hair
  11. Procedure for soft curl perming
  12. Safety precautions as related to perming, relaxing, haircolor/high lift systems
  13. Proper disposal of hazardous waste

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe basic knowledge of chemical composition for all chemical hair services.
  2. demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.
  3. describe basic knowledge on different permanent wave and haircolor types.
  4. demonstrate proper techniques for permanent wave, curl reformation, relaxer, virgin/ retouch color, and high lift systems.
  5. practice proper safety precautions for chemical application.
  6. identify proper sanitation practices.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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