Cosmetologist-High School Career Major - Overview

Cosmetologist-High School

cosmetologist high school
Career Major Length
1000 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$0.00
Book Costs:
$0.00
Supplies Costs:
$0.00

This major prepares students to become licensed cosmetologists who provide nail, skin, scalp and hair care to customers to help them enhance their personal appearance. Students receive classroom instruction and hands-on training in hair styling, cutting, coloring and chemical restructuring. Included are manicures/pedicures, facials, lash and brow tinting and arching, and scalp treatments along with customer service and shop management. To obtain state licensing, students must complete 1500 hours of instruction and pass the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology written and practical exams with 500 hours waived for high school students if high school core courses are successfully completed.

Career Major Length
1000.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to Cosmetology-Public
150.00
Shampoo/Condition/Rinses-Public
30.00
Hairstyling-Public
180.00
Haircutting-Public
120.00
Manicure/Pedicure/Artificial Nail-Public
60.00
Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring-Public
180.00
Hair Coloring-Public
90.00
Make-up/Facials-Public
30.00
Lash & Brow Tinting & Arching-Public
30.00
Scalp Treatments-Public
30.00
Salon Developments-Public
100.00
High School Core Classes Sucessfully Completed
500.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • An artistic touch and a high degree of manual dexterity
  • Ability to get along with others
  • Ability to endure sitting (manicurist) or standing (hairdresser) for long periods of time

Required Prerequisites

  • Must be at least a junior in high school and be 16 years of age by November 1
  • Must be registered by the State Board of Cosmetology; requires a $5 fee (money order/cashier's check), documentation of student's date of birth prior to attending class, and social security number

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