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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 and hair 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.


  • In Cosmetology II,  students will demonstrate proficiency in academic, technical, and practical knowledge and skills. The content is designed to provide the occupational skills required for licensure. 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. advanced training in professional standards/employability skills; Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) rules and regulations; use of tools, equipment, technologies and materials; and practical skills. The student demonstrates professional standards/employability skills as required by business and industry. The student applies academic skills to the field of cosmetology. The student demonstrates knowledge of rules and regulations established by the TDLR. The student demonstrates proficiency in the use of tools, equipment, technologies, and materials used in cosmetology. The student applies the academic knowledge and practical skills to simulated and actual work situations. The student analyzes career paths within the cosmetology industry. This course is the second year of a two-year program that encompasses theories and principles of cosmetology. Upon completion students will have learned the skills and knowledge to pass the required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) state board exam.


  • 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 and hair 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.

     


  • (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. To be eligible to take the practical exam, students must pass the written exam with a minimum of 70% and clock 1000 hours. Along with obtaining their high school diploma they will need to pay the required license fee to TDLR, allowing them to become a licensed Cosmetologist in the state of Texas.  


  • 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.