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Cosmetology

Course Descriptions
DATC Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2017, Required Hours: 1600)

COSM 0000 - Cosmetology Orientation 0 Hours
The Cosmetology program prepares students to enter the world of hair design by teaching the skills necessary for success in a competitive industry. Students learn the basics of cosmetology and the science behind the artistry. Students work on clients in a modern, well-equipped salon and are kept up-to-date with the newest techniques, products and equipment. To obtain a Cosmetology license, a student must complete the 1600 hour program and pass the Utah State Cosmetology licensure exam.  
COSM 1150 - Cosmetology I 150 Hours
In this course, students will learn the history of Cosmetology, how to communicate effectively with clients and basic anatomy. Students will recognize and prevent infections, gain an understanding of the properties of the hair and scalp, learn the principles of hair design and the basics of chemistry and electricity. They will learn how to perform and master services such as shampooing, hair cutting, braiding, and braided extensions. Throughout the course, students will learn how to build a clientele, develop effective working habits, be a salon team player and demonstrate the qualities necessary to succeed in the profession.  
COSM 1155 - Cosmetology II 150 Hours
In this course, students will continue their education and master the art of hair styling, wigs, chemical texture services and hair coloring. They will learn the history of men’s grooming and perfect their straight razor shaving techniques. Throughout the course, students will learn how to build a clientele, develop effective working habits, be a salon team player and demonstrate the qualities necessary to succeed in the profession. Students will receive an in depth look at what it takes to be a business owner and gain a thorough understanding of the laws that govern the industry.  
COSM 1160 - Cosmetology Nails 150 Hours
Students in this course will learn the basic procedures in Nail Technology including an understanding of skin and nail growth, diseases and disorders and how to recognize which skin disorders can be treated in the salon and which should be referred to a physician. Students will learn how to perform and master services such as manicuring, pedicuring, wraps, acrylic nail enhancements and UV gels.  
COSM 1165 - Cosmetology Esthetics 150 Hours
During this course, students will learn about the basic procedures in skin care including an understanding of the basic structure and composition of the skin and maintenance of healthy skin. They will understand the factors that influence aging of the skin and recognize which skin disorders can be treated in the salon and which ones should be referred to a physician. The student will perform and master various types of hair removal, facials, superficial peels and makeup techniques.  
COSM 2911 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 01 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2912 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 02 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2913 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 03 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2914 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 04 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2915 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 05 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2916 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 06 150 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2918 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 08 100 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2001 - Cosmetology Clinical XI 20 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetic as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2002 - Cosmetology Clinical XII 40 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetic as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2003 - Cosmetology Clinical XIII 60 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetic as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2917 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 07 160 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2919 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 09 100 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2920 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 10 100 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.  
COSM 2921 - Cosmetology Clinical Level 11 100 Hours
In the Cosmetology Clinicals you will apply the principles and practices learned in Cosmetology I, Cosmetology Nails and Cosmetology Esthetics as you perform a variety of services on clients in the Cosmetology salon. The clinicals will help prepare you to pass the State of Utah licensure exams.