Cosmetology – AAS

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The A.A.S. Cosmetology is designed to allow students who have completed the three semester Cosmetology Certificate of Completion to earn an A.A.S. degree.

Notice to Students Regarding Licensing - Cosmetology


Effective September 1st 2017, HB 1508 amends the Texas Occupations Code Section 53 that requires education providers to notify you a potential or enrolled student that a criminal history may make you ineligible for an occupational license upon program completion.The following website provides links to information about the licensing process and requirements. https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/cosmet/cosmet.htm

Should you wish to request a review of the impact of criminal history on your potential Cosmetology License prior to or during your quest for a degree, you can visit this link and request a “Criminal History Evaluation.”

https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/crimHistoryEval.htm

This information is being provided to all persons who apply or enroll in the program with notice of the requirements as described above, regardless of whether or not the person has been convicted of a criminal offense.  Additionally, HB 1508 authorizes licensing agencies to require reimbursements when a student fails to receive the required notice.


Freshman Year

Fall

CSME 1401Orientation to Cosmetology

4

CSME 1405Fund of Cosmetology

4

CSME 1310Intro to Haircutting & Related Theory

3

CSME 1453Chemical Reformation & Related Theory

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

CSME 2401Principles - Hair Coloring & Theory

4

CSME 1443Manicuring & Related Theory

4

CSME 1447Principles - Skin Care/Facials

4

CSME 2439Advanced Hair Design

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Summer

CSME 2350Prep for State Licensing Exam

3

CSME 2343Salon Development

3

CSME 2337Advanced Cosmetology Technique

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Sophomore Year

Fall

ARTS 2356Photography I (Fine Arts Emphasis)

3

OR

Approved Creative Arts

3

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

COSC 1301Introduction to Computing

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Spring

Approved Language / Philosophy / Culture or Creative Arts

3

Approved Social / Behavioral Science

3

Approved Math or Life / Physical Sciences

3

CSME 2265Practicum-Cosmetology

2

Total Credit Hours:11

Recommended Social/Behavioral Science: PSYC 2301 General Psychology or SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology