The Cosmetology program meets the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation standard requirements pertaining to faculty qualifications, equipment, facilities, course content and contact hours. A total of 1,500 consecutive hours is required for completion of the program. In addition to tuition and service fees, cosmetology students will purchase a uniform, manikins, cosmetology kit, and workbooks. Students will have the opportunity to attend off campus cosmetology seminars. To secure an Illinois cosmetology license, each student is required to take a computerized Illinois state board examination upon completion of the curriculum.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
Provides an understanding of the human mechanism when associated with interpersonal relationships on the job. Emphasis is placed on vocational problems connected with motivation, communication, perception and how to work with others.
Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software. These learning activities include file management, email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and cosmetology specific software.
Covers areas of opportunity and the outlook for small business managers, success and failure patterns, capital needs and sources, organizing, directing, controlling, finance, locations, facilities, marketing, and inventory control.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester