Cosmetology

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts Examination. Upon successful passing of the State Board Exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salonsĀ  and related businesses.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers a Diploma. This has been identified as a limited enrollment program and may involve certain deadlines. See an academic counselor for additional information. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

View the Annual Admissions Bulletin for more information about the program.

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Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Cosmetology Diploma (D55140)
Course Requirements for Cosmetology Diploma

Curriculum Code: D55140

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall Entry

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COM 101 Workplace Communication 3 0 3
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 4
COS 112 Salon I 0 24 8
7 24 15

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II (8 wks) 4 0 4
COS 114 Salon II 0 24 8
4 24 12

Summer Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 4
COS 116 Salon III 0 12 4
COS 250 Computerized Salon Ops 4 0 1
8 12 9

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 0 2
COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 7
4 23 12
Total Semester Hours: 48

Spring Entry

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COM 101 Workplace Communication 3 0 3
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 4
COS 112 Salon I 0 24 8
7 24 15

Summer Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II (8 wks) 4 0 4
COS 116 Salon III 0 12 4
COS 250 Computerized Salon Ops 1 0 1
5 24 12

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 114 Salon II 0 24 8
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 4
4 24 12

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 0 2
COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 7
4 23 12
Total Semester Hours: 48


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