4 Credits per semester
Grade Level: 12
Cosmetology includes classroom and practical experiences concerned with a variety of beauty treatments, including the beautification of hair and skin care. Instruction includes training in giving shampoos, rinses, and scalp treatments; hair styling, setting, cutting, dyeing, tinting, bleaching, and fitting wigs; permanent waving; facials; manicuring; and, hand and arm massaging. Scientific knowledge related to bacteriology, anatomy, hygiene, and sanitation will be emphasized. Additional instruction in the areas of small business (salon) management, record keeping, and customer relations should also be provided in this course. Instruction should be designed to qualify students for the licensing examination.
* Clock hours set by the State Licensing Board
Certification:(Indiana State Beauty Board License) Students successfully completing the procedures and 1500 hours of required class time are eligible to take the Indiana State Beauty Board examination to become a licensed cosmetologist.