COS - Cosmetology Operator Certificate
This program is NOT designed to transfer.
Recommended Course Sequence:
|Degree Type - CERT
TSI NOT Required
Some instruction and course work is provided online
TVCC's cosmetology program is a one year technical program. Students may enter the cosmetology operator certificate during the fall or spring semester of each year.
There is no special selection criteria for the cosmetology certificate program.
The program is block scheduled on the Athens, Palestine, and Terrell campus from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday each fall, spring, and summer semester.
Student enrolled in the cosmetology operator certificate program will obtain a minimum of 1500 clock hours to satisify the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) requirements. These hours will be obtained by completing 1200 hours of in-class instruction and 300 hours distance (online) education.
There is a $25 student permit fee to be paid to TDLR prior to the first day of class in addition to the regular TVCC tuition and fees.
|Semester One - (F/SP)||Credit Hour|
|CSME 1405 Fundamentals of Cosmetology||4|
|CSME 1310 Introduction to Haircutting & Related Theory||3|
|CSME 1354 Artistry of Hair Design I||3|
|CSME 1453 Chemiscal Reformation & Related Theory||4|
|Semester Two (SP/SUM)||Credit Hour|
|CSME 1447 Principles of Skin Care/Facials & Related Theory||4|
|CSME 2401 Principles of Hair Coloring & Related Theory||4|
|CSME 2310 Advanced Hair Cutting & Related Theory||3|
|CSM# 1355 Artistry of Hair Design II||3|
|Semester Three - (SUM/F)||Credit Hour|
|CSME 2443 Salon Development||4|
|CSME 2541 Prep for State License Exam||5|
|CSME 2337 Advanced Cosmetology Technique||3|