2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology, ATA

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This program provides coursework to qualify for the Washington State Cosmetology Licensing exam. Topics will include cosmetology general sciences; hair care, styling and cutting; chemical texture; skin and nail care; wigs and extensions; make up; and business skills. Coursework will be taught in a combination of classroom and lab settings.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate written skills required for the application process to obtain a Washington State Cosmetology license.
  2. Perform industry employability skills such as punctuality, reliability, decision-making, integrity and leadership as well as the importance of giving quality service.
  3. Understand employer-employee relationship and independent business ownership.
  4. Perform basic Cosmetology industry skills in the areas of hairstyling, cutting, coloring, chemical texture services, shampooing and conditioning of the hair and scalp, natural nail care and basic skin care services.
  5. Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper hairstyle, color, and makeup application for the client’s overall image.
  6. Observe state safety, sanitation laws, regulations, and use of appropriate protective measures to provide a safe working environment.

Required Courses (109 Credits)

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