COS5108 COSMETOLOGY IV
11 Credit Hours
This course is open to students on the college level in either the freshman or the sophomore year.
COS5108 - Cosmetology IV (11hr)
Instruction consists of 375 clock hours in function of cells, tissues, and primary organs within the human body, and identify the structure, function of 8 major body systems; skills for professional communication, career planning and self-management; best clients and how to attract them and how to deliver a service experience to them that is special; how to make career decisions and set goals that will be productive to their professional success; salon business, resume, and job interviewing skills, taxes and laws pertaining to salons; principles of chemistry that help in marketing of products, make sound decisions about appropriate services while guarding the safety of the client. The student will complete all performance requirements for registration of the examination for Cosmetology license.
Students must complete COS5107 Cosmetology III with a grade of C or above.
Cosmetology IV is being offered so the student will be able to explain the relationship and function of cells, tissues and primary organs within the human body and identify the structure, function and primary cosmetology significance, where appropriate, of 8 major body systems. The student will develop skills for professional communication, career planning, and self-management. The student will know who the best clients are and how to attract them and how to deliver a service experience to them that is special; and how to make career decisions and set goals that will be productive to their professional success. The student will know how to select a suitable location for a salon and discuss types of leases and ownerships available. The student will be able to describe taxes and laws pertaining to salons, be able to practice good work habits and attitudes to insure job success and apply appropriate “job-getting” skills in order to secure employment. The student will be able to understand the principles of chemistry that help in marketing of products, make sound decisions about appropriate services while guarding the safety of the client. The student will complete all performance requirements for registration of the examination for Cosmetology license.
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:
The following defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other content as time allows.
UNIT 1: Managing The Salon
Outcomes: The student will gain familiarity with the responsibilities of salon ownership.
- Supervise personal hygiene/dress code
- Secure necessary licenses
- Describe types of insurance
- Resolve client complaints
- Keep daily sales and salon records
- Keep daily service/sales records for employees
- Maintain inventory of salon supplies
- Organize stock area
- Maintain equipment or contract for repairs
Contact Bookstore for current textbook.
- 25 Mannequins
- Students Basic Kit and Tools
- Styling Station and Hydraulic Chair
- Shampoo Bowl, Chair, Hair Products (Shampoos, Conditioners and Hair Rinses)
- Dryer and Chair
- Jupiter 30
- Washer and Dryer
- Infra Red Lamps
- Hair Coloring and Hair Lightening Products
- Permanent Waving Products
- Black Hair Care Products, Relaxers & Perms
- Wet and Dry Sterilizer
- Tesla Current
- VCR and Monitor
- Overhead Projector and Screen
- Pneumopatter II
- PN8D Nemectron Facial Chair
- Magnaderm Facial Unit and Products
- Therabath II, Feet and Hand Products
- Cirepil Wax Heater and Wax Products
- Magnifier Lamp
- Pedicure Bath
- Firmator 5 and Products for Facials
- Pressing Combs and Heaters
- Manicure Table and Chair
- Hot Oil Heaters for Manicures
- Makeup Cosmetics, Packs, Cleansers
- Assorted Permanent Wave Rods
Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
Maximum class size:
Based on classroom occupancy
The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.
Refer to the following policies:
402.00 Academic Code of Conduct
263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades
403.00 Student Code of Conduct
Disability Services Program:
Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.