Cosmetology Instructor AAS
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-Kingwood and LSC-North Harris
- Cosmetology Department
The program offers degrees for the facial specialist, instructor license, and operator license tracks. The Cosmetology Instructor AAS Degree is a full-time, 12-month program. The programs are approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, graduates are eligible to take their state exam. Upon passing their state exam, program graduates become licensed to teach in the State of Texas.
Graduates of the cosmetology programs have many employment opportunities including becoming a hair dresser, skin care specialist, and make-up artist. Other areas may be to become a research assistant in the cosmetology industry, a sales representative for a beauty product, or beauty editor for newspapers and magazines. Salaries vary depending upon the place of employment and the graduate’s skills and number of work hours.
In addition to the system admission requirements, the following are requirements for admission to the cosmetology program:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Completed ENGL 0304 and ENGL 0306 or (ESOL) equivalent, or higher level ENGL course or placement by testing.
- Minimum age of 17 years.
- Mandatory attendance at a scheduled orientation session or departmental approval.
- Program admission for students with previous college experience requires that the student be in disciplinary good standing at all former institutions. No student will be admitted who is under disciplinary suspension status from another college or institution. Any such status requires positive resolution from the other institution before a student will be considered for cosmetology admission.
After program admission approval, the student must have the registration form approved by the cosmetology academic counselor. Applicants who have completed hours in cosmetology in other educational programs may apply for placement by examination for CSME 1254, 1310, 1501, and 1505. Official verification of the hours completed is required.
Once admitted to the cosmetology program, a student must attain a grade of “C” or better in each cosmetology course as well as satisfactory attendance record (refer to Cosmetology Student Handbook) in order to progress in the program.
A student who withdraws from the cosmetology program may be re-admitted only once with the recommendation of the department faculty.
Please contact Judith Watson at Judith.Watson@LoneStar.edu or call 281.312.1545 for more information.
Please contact LaKeysha Jones at LaKeysha.Y.Jones@LoneStar.edu or call 832.234.5606 for more information.
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|SPCH 1315-or-SPCH 1318||Public Speaking-or-Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|PHED 1304||Personal/Community Health||3|
|Second Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|CSME 1434||Cosmetology Instructor I||4|
|CSME 1435||Orientation to the Instruction of Cosmetology||4|
|CSME 2414||Cosmetology Instructor II||4|
|ITSC 1301-or-COSC 1301||Introduction to Computers -or-Introduction to Computers||3|
|Third Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|Elective||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective1||3|
|First Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|CSME 2449||Cosmetology Instructor III||4|
|CSME 2444||Cosmetology Instructor IV||4|
|CSME 2445||Instruction Theory & Clinic Operation||4|
|GOVT 2305-or-GOVT 2306||Federal Government-or-Texas Government||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BUSI 1301||Business Principles||3|
|HRPO 1311||Human Relations||3|
|ENGL 1302||Composition and Rhetoric II||3|
|MRKG 2333-or-Elective||Principles of Selling -or-Choose one course from MRKG, BUSG, or HRPO with departmental approval.||3|
|Cosmetology Instructor AAS Degree Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $44,1671
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Cosmetology Instructor2
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