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Welcome to Cosmetology!

  • I hope you have a great year and I will do my best to make your transition from high school student to licensed stylist as smooth as possible. After passing and completion of this 1000 hours course you will be prepared and eligible to take the state practical and written examination tests to obtain a professional operator license in the field of Cosmetology!

  • In Cosmetology I, students coordinate integration of academic, career, and technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included. This program will be the prerequisite to Cosmetology II. Cos I is 2 class periods. This class consists of 2 back to back class periods.


  • In Principles of Cosmetology Design and Color Theory, students coordinate integration of academic, career, and technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Students will attain academic and technical skills and knowledge as well as technical knowledge and skills related to cosmetology design and color theory. Students will develop knowledge and skills regarding various cosmetology design elements such as form, lines, texture, structure and illusion or depth as they relate to the art of cosmetology. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the TDLR requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included.  This program is an intoduction to the topics learned in Cosmetology I and II where the topics will be more in depth. This class consists of 1 class period.


  • (1000 clock hours)  Successful completion of 1 credit hour is equal to 37.5 clock hours. This equivalency will be used for conversion between clock hours to credit hours or credit hours to clock hours and the department must periodically assess this equivalency conversion to ensure it is an acceptable industry standard.


  • Field Trips- All LHS policies and procedures will be followed as well as below guidelines from TDLR.

     

    (1) Cosmetology related field trips are permitted under the following conditions for students enrolled in the following courses and the guidelines under this subsection must be strictly followed. 

    (2) A student may obtain the following field trip curriculum hours: 

    a maximum of 50 hours out of the 1,000 hours operator course

    (3) Students must be under the supervision of a licensed instructor from the school where the student is enrolled at all times during the field trip. The instructor-student ratio required in a school is required on a field trip. 

    (4) Complete documentation is required, including student names, instructor names, activity, location, date, and duration of the activity. 

    (5) No hours are allowed for travel.