3516 Nw 50th St, OKC, OK , 73112

(405) 493-9846



The Barber program is designed to prepare students for an entry level career as a Licensed Barber.  Students will learn all phases of barbering in a classroom, lab and clinical environment.  This includes developing and demonstrating a working knowledge in safety and disinfection procedures, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, facial massage, haircutting and styling, perms, hair coloring, men’s shaving and beard design, and State Board rules, regulations and statutes.  The approach to training used by the school is based on sound educational principles and teaching fundamentals.  Upon completion of the course, the student shall have demonstrated all required competencies to take the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering Examination.

All course work meets Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering minimum curriculum requirements.

Course Descriptions

BAR1101               History of Barbering

Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This introductory course is an orientation to barbering.  Topics in this course will include the history of barbering, life skills, and a review of available career opportunities.

 
BAR1102               Sanitation and Infection Control

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course is an in-depth study of sanitation and infection control techniques used in the field of barbering.

 
BAR1103               Scalp Care, Shampooing and Conditioning

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the fundamentals of basic scalp care, as well as proper use and procedures of shampooing and conditioning.  Proper ergonomics and body positioning will also be covered.

 
BAR1104               Implements, Tools and Equipment

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course will cover the parts, uses and care of the various implements, tools and equipment utilized by barbers.

 
BAR1105               Chemical Texturing

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course provides an overview of the various types of chemical services and how the service affects the structure of the hair.

 
BAR1106               Skin Physiology and Histology

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, students will be introduced to the structure and function of the skin.

 
BAR1107               Facial Massage

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the massage manipulations required for a facial treatment, including sanitation guidelines.

 
BAR1108               Facial Treatments

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will be provided with the knowledge they need to perform a facial treatment.  This course will cover the use and care of facial equipment, as well as proper sanitation, product selection and use.

 
BAR1109               Chemistry

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the basics of chemistry, including the ph. Scale, states of matter, organic and inorganic chemistry concepts.  Students will be able to recognize how the science of chemistry influences barbers upon completion of this course.

 
BAR1110               Bacteriology

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course expands the student’s knowledge of infection control and practices.  Topics will include bacteria classification, communicable diseases, universal precautions, and the responsibilities of barber professionals.

 
BAR1111               Electricity

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn the basic properties of electricity and identify the safety procedures associated with the use of electrical equipment.

 
BAR1112               Anatomy and Physiology

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers basic human anatomy and physiology.

 
BAR1113               Skin Disorders and Diseases

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, students learn the common disorders and diseases of the skin.

 
BAR1114               Men’s Shaving

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Focusing on safety, sanitation, and technique, this course covers men’s shaving services.

 
BAR1115               Men’s Hairpieces

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, various types of men’s hair replacement systems including hair pieces will be covered.  Additionally, the service, care and cleaning of hair pieces will be covered.

 
BAR1116               Introduction to the Barber Clinic

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course introduces basic barber shop services.  Topics include hair color, style and design, haircutting, sanitation, and other related topics.

 
BAR1117               Men’s Mustache and Beard Design

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, facial hair designs to include mustaches and beard design are covered.

 
BAR1118               Barber Shop Management

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course the student will learn the basics of business management and the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Rules and Regulations that apply to barber shops and salons.  This course will include branding, types of business ownerships, the importance of record keeping, and other related topics.

 
BAR1119               Haircutting I

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn the basic haircutting techniques including knowledge of reference points, proper body mechanics, and tools used in haircutting and effective sanitation.

 
BAR1120               Haircutting II

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the requirements for women’s haircuts.  The focus will be on the four basic women’s cuts.

BAR1121               Haircutting III

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course teaches students to integrate previously acquired skills and techniques to perform additional haircuts.

 BAR1122               Hairstyling I

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course focuses on basic hair styling techniques for men.

 BAR1123               Hairstyling II

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers hairstyling techniques for women.

 BAR1124               Hairstyling III

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course additional hairstyling techniques for men and women are covered.  Topics include braiding and other advanced styles.

 
BAR1125               Properties of Hair and Scalp

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the structure of hair, as well as disorders of the hair and scalp.  Additionally, the student will learn to perform a thorough hair and scalp analysis.

 
BAR1126               Hair Coloring I

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the fundamentals of color theory, color formulation, and proper application.

 
BAR1127               Hair Coloring II

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn the difference between hair color and the use of lighteners.  Application of various color formulas will be demonstrated.

 
BAR1128               Hair Coloring III

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn how to create special effects using color theory, formulation and application.

 
BAR1129               Facial Hair Coloring

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course will cover the service of facial hair coloring, including product knowledge and application techniques.

 
BAR1130               Permanent Waving

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, permanent waving and relaxing is covered.  Topics include types of products, client consultation, roller sets and corrective processes.


BAR1131               The Business of Barbering

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This comprehensive course covered the business of barbering as both an employee and shop owner.  Topics include compensation, teamwork, selling, record keeping and building a clientele.

 
BAR1132               Client Services and Product Knowledge

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course focuses on the customer service and marketing skills needed to build and maintain a clientele, as well as provides tips and techniques to help ensure client satisfaction.  Additionally, various product types and lines will be reviewed giving the students a broader understanding of professional products that are available to achieve their desired styles.

 
BAR1133               State Board Review I

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course is a comprehensive review of the Oklahoma State Board Rules, Regulations and Statutes as they apply to the field of Cosmetology and Barbering.

 

BAR1134               State Board Review II

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Focusing on the written requirements of the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, students will review concepts and develop an individualized study plan in this course.  Students will also complete mock state board examinations.

 

BAR1135               State Board Review III

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will review the requirements of the Oklahoma State Board.  Focus will be on practical skills and a mock state board examination will be completed.

 BAR1136               State Board Review IV

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This comprehensive class focuses on the written and practical licensure requirements of the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.  In this course, students will continue their studies and complete a mock state board exam.

 BAR1137               Professional Image and Communication

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn the importance of professionalism in the field of barbering.  This course also covers methods of effective communication, both written and oral.  Students will create a personal vision statement and develop skills to support their professional goals.

 BAR1138               Career Development

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course prepares students for their job search process.  Topics include resume writing, marketing, job search and interview skills.

BAR1139               Thermal Styling

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course will cover thermal styling tools and techniques, including marcel ironing, curling irons, blow dry styling and other related topics.

 
BAR1140               Color Correction

                                1.50 Quarter Hours/30 Clock Hours

Building on the students’ knowledge in color theory, this course covers client consultation and formula preparation for corrective color application.

 BAR1141               Barber Clinic I

Quarter Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course introduces basic barber shop services.  Topics include haircut and style, sanitation, facial treatments and men’s shave along with other related topics.

 BAR1142               Barber Clinic II

Quarter Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course provides experience in a simulated barbershop setting.  Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, haircutting, chemical restructuring, sanitation and other related topics.

 
BAR1143               Barber Clinic III

Quarter Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated barber shop setting.  Emphasis is placed on intermediate – level of shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, facial treatments, safety, and other related topics.

 BAR1144               Barber Clinic IV

                                3.00 Quarter Hours/60 Clock Hours

An intermediate level course, the student will experience a simulated barber shop.  Topics will include customer service, sanitation, beard designs, thermal styling, and other related topics.

 BAR1145               Barber Clinic V

                                3.00 Quarter Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course provides additional experience in a simulated barber shop setting.  Focus will be placed upon customer care, professionalism, sanitation, client consultation, along with facials, thermal styling, permanent waving, color correction and other related topics.