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To develop in each student, theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the actual practice of shampooing,
hairstyling, hair cutting, manicuring, facials & make-up.
To develop in each student the technical skills and knowledge necessary for the diagnosis and application of
chemical processes related to hair coloring, permanent waving and hair relaxing.
To prepare each student for any of the following levels of occupation: Hair Stylist, Colorist, Perm Technician
Manicurist, Make-up Artist, Salon Owner, Salon Manager, or Manufacturers’ Representative.
To prepare students to successfully pass the State Board examination.
To prepare students to work in a professional hair salon as a licensed cosmetologist.
To develop an understanding of employee/employer relationships and effective communication.
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES AND METHODS:
The students will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career-oriented
classes. Equipment, implements, and products are compatible to those used currently in the beauty industry. The course is
presented through well-developed lesson plans, which reflect current trends and educational methods. Subjects are
presented by demonstration, workshops, lectures, group discussions, panel discussions, role playing, written and practical
examinations, guest speakers, and audio visual materials such as; laser discs, power point, videos and DVD’s. Techniques
and methods are taught using the Milady’s Standard Cosmetology textbook.
Students are assigned theory study and a minimum number of practical experiences. Theory is evaluated after each unit of
study. Practical assignments are evaluated as completed according to the practical grading criteria. Students must maintain
a minimum average of 80% in theory, practical and academic work. Students must pass a final written and practical exam
with a grade of at least 80%. Students are given a progress report every month and graded according to the following
E - Excellent 94-100%, G - Good 87-93%, S - Satisfactory 80-86%, U - Unsatisfactory 0-79%.
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Textbook
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Theory Workbook
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Exam Review
Martin Parson’s Long Hair Secrets Manual
Milady Cosmetology Haircutting Book
Louisiana Administrative Code/Professional and Occupational Standards