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Cosmetology Diploma


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Total Credits: 52

Major Number: 5645
CIP Code: 12.0401

Program Description

The Cosmetology diploma includes instruction in theory and practical application techniques of hair, skin, and nail services. Instruction in hair care services includes analysis of hair, styling, cutting, coloring, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxing. Instruction in nail care services includes analysis of nails, shaping, polishing, massage of hands and feet, and the application of artificial nails. Instruction in skin care services includes analysis of skin, skin exfoliation, massage techniques, facial services, makeup application, waxing services, and eyelash services. Completion of this diploma prepares students to take the state written exams and complete the practical skill test as required by Minnesota cosmetology laws and rules for licensure.

Program Prerequisites

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 0041 and ESOL 0052 and ESOL 1033 OR completion of ESOL 0031 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.

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 52


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


None

MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


Passing results from state licensing exams and course completion certificate are required to apply for licensure.

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

Passing results from state licensing exams and course completion certificate are required to apply for licensure.

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Apply academic and skill proficiency at an entry level for hair, skin, and nail care services.
  • Demonstrate effective and appropriate communication with clients.
  • Analyze clients’ needs and preferences, recommending products and services as appropriate.
  • Identify and interpret Minnesota cosmetology rules and laws.
  • Apply ethical business practices in the salon.
  • Demonstrate proper safety and sanitation, safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste as governed by Minnesota laws and rules.
  • Apply knowledge and skills during the state practical and written exam process.

Program Contact Information

Thom Costa 651.779.3912 Room 3361 East
Dawn Goebel 651.747.4069 Room 3361 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of Minnesota State. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator.
This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.773.1745 or emailing access.center@century.edu.

Certification Disclosures


Program Code/ID and Approved Name

2680: Cosmetology

Award

DIP

A list of states where the program curriculum meets state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

A list of states where the program curriculum does not meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

A list of states where the institution has not made a determination.

N/A

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