Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Salon Management/Cosmetology, A.A.S.

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The Salon Management/Cosmetology Program provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the cosmetology field.  At the end of the first, second, and fourth semesters the student may become licensed by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Barbers and Cosmetologists (Board) as a Nail Technician, Aesthetician, and Hair Stylist.  Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will become licensed as a Professional Cosmetologist.  This program exceeds the 1,800 clock hours required by the Board.

Program Level Outcomes:          

  1. Apply principles of management and marketing to the field of Salon Management.
  2. Perform basic manipulative skills required in the field of Salon Management.
  3. Practice salon technology skills, and proper safety and sanitation procedures.
  4. Display professional communication skills, verbal, written, and technical.
  5. Integrate the West Virginia State Laws pertaining to the field of cosmetology.
  6. General professional habits which are desirable when working with other professionals and the public.

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