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CO 110   Cosmetology I* (12 Hours)

Prerequisites: ENGL 121 (with a grade of "C" or higher) or RDG 126 (with a grade of "C" or higher) or an appropriate reading placement test score and department approval.

Corequisites: CO 111.

This course is an introduction to the cosmetology industry. Coursework includes the history of cosmetology, professional image, effective communication skills, salon ecology including microbiology and infection control, trichology, hair design composition, physical and chemical phases of chemical texturizing services, and the law of color. The course also includes basic instruction and practice in shampooing, sculpting, special occasion styling, chemical texturizing and hair coloring. Total contact hours: 400.