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COS 1020 - Preclinic Skin Care

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to dermatology, skin analysis, facial massage, makeup application, and waxing. 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. Corrective makeup.
  2. Electric and light therapy.
  3. Facials.
  4. Hazardous waste.
  5. Makeup applications.
  6. Proper care of skin.
  7. Proper safety and sanitation procedures.
  8. Recognize skin disorders and diseases.
  9. Skin care product uses.
  10. Skin types.
  11. Temporary hair removal.

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

  1. recognize diseases and disorders of the skin.
  2. demonstrate facial massage techniques.
  3. demonstrate proper makeup application.
  4. perform temporary hair removal.
  5. describe different methods of electric and light therapy as it relates to skin care.
  6. practice proper safety and sanitation techniques.
  7. demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.
  8. demonstrate knowledge of skin structure.
  9. analyze skin types.

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

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