This program demonstrates all aspects an individual would need to pursue a career as a cosmetologist/hairstylist.

Practical Work

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.

Floor Time

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 in COOR's Career Tech offers two educational options for the following college credit:

Course Number Course Description Credits
COS-12100 Cosmetology I 2.5 Credits
COS-12200 Cosmetology II 2.5 Credits
COS-12300 Cosmetology III 2.5 Credits


Option 1:

Successfully pass the Accuplacer placement test prior to the beginning of COOR.'s CTE Cosmetology Class and earn concurrent credit which is directly transcripted college credit.

Option 2: 

Enroll in COOR'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 COOR Career Tech program.

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