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Program Pathway

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First Semester Courses 13 Credits
SPCH 1315-or-SPCH 1318 Public Speaking-or-Interpersonal Communication 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
PHED 1304 Personal/Community Health 3
Elective Natural Sciences Elective1 4
Second Semester Courses 13 Credits
CSME 1420 Orientation to Facial Specialist 4
CSME 1248 Principles of Skin Care 2
CSME 1421 Principles of Facials and Skin Care Technology I 4
Elective Humanities/Fine Arts Elective1 3
Third Semester Courses 6 Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
ITSC 1301-or-COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers -or-Introduction to Computers 3
Fourth Semester Courses 15 Credits
CSME 1445 Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology II 4
CSME 1447 Principles of Skin Care/Facials and Related Theory 4
CSME 2431 Principles of Facials and Skin Care Technology III 4
GOVT 2305-or-GOVT 2306 Federal Government-or-Texas Government 3
Fifth Semester Courses 13 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
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness-or-Any One Credit Hour Physical Activity Course 1
Cosmetology Facial AAS Degree Program Total 60 Credits


Program Details

Admissions Criteria

In addition to the system admission requirements, the following are requirements for admission to the cosmetology program:

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Completed ENGL 0304 and ENGL 0306 or (ESOL) equivalent, or higher level ENGL course or placement by testing.
  3. Minimum age of 17 years.
  4. Mandatory attendance at a scheduled orientation session or departmental approval.
  5. 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.

Progression Requirements

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.

Readmission Policy

A student who withdraws from the cosmetology program may be re-admitted only once with the recommendation of the department faculty.

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Please contact Judith Watson at Judith.Watson@LoneStar.edu or call 844.985.1008 for more information.

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Please contact LaKeysha Jones at LaKeysha.Y.Jones@LoneStar.edu or call 855.473.5427 for more information.

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