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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology, TD

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Program Mission

The mission of the Cosmetology program is to prepare students for employment in various cosmetology related areas by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practical techniques and skills of Cosmetology. Practical skills are developed through experience in an on-site salon, which is equipped and managed according to industry standards by the students with instructor supervision. The program is approved by the LA State Board of Cosmetology and meets the 1500-hour requirement. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the LA State Board of Cosmetology licensure examination.

Program Goals

  • Students will understand basic cosmetology principles and concepts.
  • Students can use the practical knowledge to obtain Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology license to become a professional in the salon and spa industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

All graduates of the Cosmetology program will be able to:

  • Comprehend and apply information relevant to their roles as a Cosmetologist.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role as a Cosmetologist.
  • Demonstrate personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations for Cosmetologists.

Specific Degree Requirements

Students wishing to earn a Technical Diploma in Cosmetology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Have earned two-thirds of credits in degree-required major courses at SLCC and have no more than 50 percent of total degree-required credits from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 52

COSM Courses 52 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 3

Total Credit Hours: 55


Curriculum Guide

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 55

Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

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