Cosmetology

Cluster: Human Services


Course Fees: $10 per course
Student Organization: Skills USA


Courses/Sequence:

Level 1- Principles of Cosmetology (1 Credit)

Level 2- Design Principles of Cosmetology (1-6 Credits)

Level 3- Chemistry of Cosmetology (1-6 Credits)


Principles of Cosmetology
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11
Principles of Cosmetology is the first level of cosmetology. The class prepares students with work related skills for advancement into the Design Principles of Cosmetology course. Content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of leadership and interpersonal skill development. Content stresses safety, environmental issues, and protection of the public and designers as integrated with principles of hair design, nail structure, and cosmetic procedures. Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry.

Design Principles of Cosmetology
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Principles of Cosmetology
The Design Principles of Cosmetology is the second level of cosmetology. The class prepares students for work related skills and advancement into the Chemistry of Cosmetology course. Content provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in both theory and practical application. Advanced knowledge and skills in hair design, nail artistry, and cosmetic applications will be enhanced in a laboratory setting, which duplicates cosmetology industry standards.

Chemistry of Cosmetology
Grade level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Principles of Cosmetology and Design Principles of Cosmetology
    This course, which is the advanced level of cosmetology, prepares students to perform work related services using chemicals in the cosmetology industry. Content provides students the opportunity to acquire foundation skills in both theory and practical applications. Laboratory facilities and experiences will be used to stimulate cosmetology work experiences.

Upon completion and acquisition of 1500 hours students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology examination for a Tennessee Cosmetology License.

Post Secondary Opportunities:

Kingsport Academy of Hair Design, Kingsport, TN www.kingsportacademy.com

Volunteer High School Cosmetology  has partnered with Kingsport Academy of Hair Design and each school year they will grant one student a $500.00 scholarship.