Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

COSM 50V - Cosmetology Theory And Practice

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in COSM 40 and in 41L

COSM majors only. Continuation of cosmetology theory and lab. Hours apply toward the 1800 hours required for Cosmetology to qualify for the State Board Examination. Repeatable 3 times.

33 hrs. lect./lab. minimum per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of COSM 50V, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate habits and personality traits appropriate for the industry.
  • Explain various technical procedures.
  • Identify necessary safety and infection control procedures for any given service.
  • Review the following state laws and regulations:
    • Chapter 439 Beauty Culture
    • Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 16, Chapter 78 Cosmetology
  • Evaluate the necessary components of cosmetology needed to complete the Salon Project.
  • Take written State Board practice exams.

Hair

  • Select appropriate products for application by analyzing hair.
  • Describe the following aspects of hair diseases or disorders:
    • formation
    • growth
    • structure
    • behavior
  • Recognize hair diseases or disorders.
  • Classify hair diseases or disorders.
  • Explain hair color theory.

Skin

  • Select appropriate products for application by analyzing skin.
  • Describe the following aspects of skin diseases or disorders:
    • formation
    • growth
    • structure
    • behavior
  • Recognize skin diseases or disorders.
  • Classify skin diseases or disorders.

Nails

  • Select appropriate products for application by analyzing nails.
  • Describe the following aspects of nail diseases or disorders:
    • formation
    • growth
    • structure
    • behavior
  • Recognize nail diseases or disorders.
  • Classify nail diseases or disorders.

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