The Esthetics program meets the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation standard requirements pertaining to faculty qualifications, equipment, facilities, course content and contact hours. A total of 750 consecutive hours is required for completion of the program. In addition to tuition and service fees, Esthetic students will purchase uniforms, an esthetics kit and workbooks. To secure a state license as an esthetician, each student is required to take a written 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 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.
Introduction to the principles and applications of basic skin care. The student is introduced to the history of skin care, professional ethics, sanitation, anatomy and physiology, and cosmetic chemistry.
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