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COS 1015 - Preclinic Chemical Control

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to cosmetology chemicals and their applications. This includes curl reformation, permanent waving, soft curl perming, and chemical relaxing. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
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. COS 1000  or concurrently enrolled.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Chemicals used for relaxing overcurly hair.
  2. Hazardous waste.
  3. Permanent wave chemicals.
  4. Procedure for relaxing overcurly hair.
  5. Procedure for soft curl perming.
  6. Processing of permanent waves.
  7. Safety precautions as related to perming and relaxing.
  8. Types of permanent wave wraps.

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

  1. describe chemical composition and use of permanent wave chemicals.
  2. demonstrate permanent wave wrapping techniques.
  3. demonstrate proper procedure for chemical hair relaxing.
  4. describe basic knowledge and skills in soft curl perming.
  5. explain chemical safety precautions for student and client.
  6. demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.

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

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