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Cosmetologist Courses

Cosmetologist Courses

Empower others to look and feel their best as you learn cutting edge styling, skin care and nail care techniques. A great education never goes out of style. Turn your passion into a profession at IntelliTec College. Through our hands-on training, you will learn how to create unique hair styles, infuse the skin with pampering care and polish beautiful nails.

Students will prepare for the future through 1560 Clocked hours of academic work including:

Major: Cosmetologist

Certificate: Cosmetologist
Clock Hours: 1560 
Time: 13.5 months

Objective:
Graduates of the Cosmetologist program will have developed the skills in a hands-on environment to func-tion effectively as an entry-level cosmetologist working independently or as a member of a salon team. Graduates will be prepared to perform salon services including all aspects of hairstyling, professional facial and skin care, and nail services. Curriculum also includes an emphasis on business practices, marketing, and sales. Graduates will be prepared to sit for the Cosmetologist State Board exam.

Course Number Course Name Clock Hours
COS-100 Introduction to Cosmetology Theory & Application 180
COS-102 Intermediate Cosmetology Theory & Application 180
COS-103 Introduction to Clinic Floor Services & Practices 1 180
COS-104 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 2 180
COS-105 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 3 180
COS-106 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 4 180
COS-107 Cosmetology Service Industry Professional Clinic 5 180
COS-108 Cosmetology Service Industry Professional Clinic 6 180
STB-109 Cosmetology Capstone 120
  TOTAL CLOCK HOURS 1560

COS-100 Introduction to Cosmetology Theory & Application

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): None

After successful completion of this course, the students will have knowledge of the theory and basic Cosmetology applications and fundamentals. Students will have an understanding of the history of Cosmetology and be able to perform basic Cosmetology services in a safe and sanitary manner. Students will be able to identify nail disorders and diseases. Students will be able to perform manicures and pedicures. Students will be able to identify scalp diseases and disorders. Students will be able to do a scalp analysis, scalp manipulations and be able to Thermal style the hair.

COS-102 Intermediate Cosmetology Theory & Application

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100

This course provides Cosmetology students with theory and practical skill applications that take place in a classroom setting. Students will practice intermediate skills learned in the classroom and lab setting to include MATRIX C.R.A.F.T. Methodology.

COS-103 Introduction to Clinic Floor Services & Practice 1

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

COS-104 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 2

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102, COS-103

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate in advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

COS-105 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 3

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102, COS-103, COS-104

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

COS-106 Cosmetology Theory & Skills Clinic 4

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102 – COS-105

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

COS-107 Cosmetology Service Industry Professional Clinic 5

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102 - COS-106

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

COS-108 Cosmetology Service Industry Professional Clinic 6

Credit Hours: 180
Prerequisite(s): COS-100, COS-102 – COS-107

After successful completion of this term, the students will have a greater understanding of working knowledge of the correct cosmetology theory, application of cosmetology skills, safety and administration of sanitation, disinfection and sterilization. Cosmetology students will participate advanced theory courses and practical skills application that take place in a classroom setting as well as on the cosmetology clinic floor. The students will demonstrate knowledge in all areas of basic chemistry, permanent waving, and chemical hair relaxers. Students will understand the fundamentals of hair color to include the laws of color, the level system, and contributing pigment. Students will practice skin care and nail care services and participate in learning the importance of client consultation and post treatment care. Continued product knowledge of Matrix retail products will be reviewed to allow students the opportunity to practice their retail sales skills.

STB-109 Cosmetology Capstone

Credit Hours: 120
Prerequisite(s): All courses

After successful completion of this course, the students will have an understanding of the requirements throughout the State of Colorado of Cosmetology in regards to State laws, rules and regulations according to the Colorado Board of Cosmetology. The students will have a working knowledge of Cosmetology theory, practical applications, safety and administration of sanitation, as well as disinfection and sterilization. They will utilize skills learned in a clinical classroom setting with practical skill practice on mannequins and clients. Students will be given an overall review of theory in regards to preparation for taking their Colorado State Board of Cosmetology Written Exam.