The Basic Cosmetology Program is a comprehensive program covering all phases of cosmetology, preparing the student for an entry-level career as a Licensed Cosmetologist.  The Cosmetology course will provide the student with the necessary skills and will prepare the student to pass the State Board Examination.  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 that are part of the State Board Examination.

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

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Course Descriptions

BCO1101               Cosmetology Fundamentals

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1102               Sanitation and Infection Control

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1103               Scalp Care, Shampooing and Conditioning

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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 be covered as well.

 BCO1104               Manicuring and Pedicuring

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course will cover nail care, nail analysis and basic manicure and pedicure techniques.  Proper sanitation and disinfection will also be covered.

 BCO1105               Chemical Texturing

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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.

 BCO1106               Principles of Hair Design   

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, students will discover the philosophy and elements of hair design.

 BCO1107               Facials

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the facial including proper sanitation, product selection and use, as well as massage manipulations.

 BCO1108               Hair Removal

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This introductory course covers the techniques of basic hair removal.  Topics to include the hair growth pattern & cycle, methods of hair removal and proper sanitation procedures.

 BCO1109               Braiding and Styling

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

Students will have the opportunity to learn the various types and techniques of braiding.  Styling options and tools used ofr braiding will also be discussed.

 BCO1110               Wigs and Hair Extensions

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, the student will establish knowledge in the difference between human and synthetic hair.  The various types and styles of wigs and hair extensions will be covered, including techniques for synthetic hair care and styling.

 BCO1111               Advanced Nail Techniques

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This class extends the student’s knowledge of nail care and services.  Topics include Nail Warps, Nail Tips, and Nail Enhancements.

 BCO1112               Chemistry

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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 cosmetology  upon completion of this course.

 BCO1113               Bacteriology

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1114               Electricity

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1115               Make-up Applications and Procedures

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course introduces the fundamentals of make-up application and techniques.  Topics include color theory, application techniques and sanitation.

 BCO1116               Anatomy

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers basic human anatomy as it applies to cosmetology.

 BCO1117               Professional Image and Communication

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Horus/30 Clock Hours

Students will learn the importance of professionalism in the field of cosmetology.  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.

 BCO1118               Introduction to the Cosmetology Clinic

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course introduces basic salon services.  Topics include hair color, style and design, haircutting, permanent waving, relaxing, braiding, sanitation, and other related topics.

 BCO1119                               Haircutting I

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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.

 BCO1120                               Haircutting II

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers the requirements for intermediate level haircuts.  Focus will be on reference points, lines and angles.

 BCO1121                               Haircutting III

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1122                               Hairstyling I

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course focuses on basic hair styling techniques.  Topics include wet sets, finger waves, pin curls, hair wrapping and other related topics.

 BCO1123                               Hairstyling II

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course covers additional hairstyling techniques including roller sets, comb-out techniques, blow outs, updos and other related topics.

 BCO1124                               Properties of Hair and Scalp

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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.

 BCO1125                               Hair Coloring I

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1126                               Hair Coloring II

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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.

 BCO1127                               Hair Coloring III
                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1128                               Salon and Spa Management

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1129                               Client Services and Product Knowledge

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1130                               State Board Review I

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1131                               State Board Review II

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1132                               State Board Review III

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1133                               State Board Review IV

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1134                               Skin Disorders and Diseases

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

In this course, students will learn the process of skin analysis, along with common infections, disorders, and diseases of the skin.

 BCO1135                               Nutrition

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course will cover the fundamentals of nutrition.  Students will learn the sources of basic nutrients, as well as review the USDA recommended daily guidelines, complete a food journal, and develop a healthy weekly menu.

 BCO1136                               Thermal Styling

                                1.50 Quarter Credit 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.

 BCO1137                               Color Correction

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This advanced course will continue to build the student’s knowledge in color theory, how to provide a client consultation for color correction and prepare the formulation needed to correct the unwanted hues and tones.

 BCO1138                               Advanced Chemical Texturing

                                1.50 Quarter Credit Hours/30 Clock Hours

This course expands the student’s knowledge of chemical texturing.  Focus will be placed on the procedures, techniques and tools used in chemical treatments.

 BCO1139                               Cosmetology Clinic I

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course introduces basic salon services.  Topics include hair color, style and design, haircutting, permanent waving, relaxing, braiding and wigs along with other related topics.

BCO1140                               Cosmetology Clinic II

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

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

 BCO1141                               Cosmetology Clinic III

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting.  Emphasis is placed on intermediate level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, and other related topics.

 BCO1142                               Cosmetology Clinic IV

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

An intermediate level course, the students will experience a simulated salon.  Topics will include customer service, sanitation, hair removal, thermal styling, facials, and other related topics.

 BCO1143                               Cosmetology Clinic V

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

This course provides additional experience in a simulated salon 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.

 BCO1144                               Cosmetology Clinic VI

                                3.00 Quarter Credit Hours/60 Clock Hours

This advanced course will complete the student’s experience in the simulated salon environment.  Topics will include advanced haircutting, skin care, facials, nail care, hair design, chemical restructuring as well as other related topics.