This program demonstrates all aspects an individual would need to pursue a career as a cosmetologist/hairstylist. Practical work would include: shampoos, haircuts, styles, straightening, hair color, permanent waves, manicures, facial treatments, wigs, and hairpieces. Theory will prepare the student for state board exam and college level cosmetology. Students who successfully complete the course may earn up to 350 hours of State required "floor time". Throughout the year, students will test their skills in a hair show competition, attend the Michigan Beauty Hair Show and visit a spa. This program also covers career exploration and employability skills.
Enrollment at C.O.O.R.'s Career and Technical Education Center offers two educational options for the following college credit:
- COS-12100 Cosmetology I 2.5 Credits
- COS-12200 Cosmetology II 2.5 Credits
- COS-12300 Cosmetology III 2.5 Credits
Successfully pass the Accuplacer placement test prior to the beginning of C.O.O.R.'s CTE Cosmetology Class and earn concurrent credit which is directly transcripted college credit.
Enroll in C.O.O.R.'s CTE Cosmetology Class without taking or passing the Accuplacer placement test and earn articulated credit in that class with a "B" or better grade.
Second year students have the opportunity to continue their career choice by directly enrolling at Kirtland Community College or expanding their educational options by enrolling in a different program at the C.O.O.R. Career Tech Center.