Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

COSM 70 - Advanced Esthetician Theory

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in COSM 60 and in 61L
  • Corequisite: COSM 71L
  • COSM majors only

Basic scientific theory of cells, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, nutrition, aging factors and health of the skin. Types of cosmetic surgery, aromatherapy, and working with physicians. Retailing, business ethics and services.

5 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of COSM 70, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of continuing education.
  • Demonstrate effective techniques for writing a resume.
  • Apply business knowledge to open a spa-or-salon project.
  • Explain advanced treatments and ingredients used in esthetics.
  • Recognize the effect skin care product have on the skin.
  • List the basic principles of selling salon products and services.

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