This course introduces students to the world of cosmetology! Students will study the growth of the cosmetology industry and learn about exciting career opportunities, while examining skills and characteristics that compose a good cosmetologist. Health and safety procedures, basic human anatomy, and ethical and legal conduct are analyzed along with chemistry as it applies to skin, hair, and nail treatments. This course provides foundational knowledge for those students thinking about a career in cosmetology.
Students will learn about creating a thriving cosmetology business. Focusing on foundational business strategies, students will explore potential types of clients, customer service practices, marketing, advertising, and how to build a business from the ground up. By examining the tools, equipment, technology, and safety, students will become familiar with salon practices and the standards of care clients expect.