ESTHETICS TECHNOLOGY COS 12.0409 (Short-Term Certificate)
Program Description: Esthetics Technology includes the specialization of skin care. Students learn how to provide preventative and maintenance care for the skin. Job Opportunities: The Esthetics Technology program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills for employment as an esthetician in a salon, spa or as a cosmetic consultant. They may also manufacture, sell, and apply cosmetics. With specialized training, they may choose to work for a dermatologist and provide various treatments for problematic skin under supervision. Admission Requirements: High School diploma, GED, or completion of 10 th grade and demonstrated ability to benefit. State Legal Requirements for Licensure: Cosmetologist/estheticians are required to be licensed by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology to work in Alabama.
Program-level Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the Esthetics Program:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate safe and sanitary procedures while working in a salon environment. 2. Students will be able to apply the business and communication principles necessary for working in a salon environment. 3. Students will be able to explain and perform various procedures used in facial treatments.
Typical Student Load and Courses by Semester Note: This is a sample course sequence. Courses scheduled each semester may vary according to student progress and the need for developmental classes.
Course Number/Course Name First Semester COS 134 Advanced Esthetics
4 9 0 9
3 3 3
COS 135 Advanced Esthetics Applications
COS 181 Special Topics
COS 165 Related Subjects Estheticians
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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