This program is for the 2011-2012 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.

The Esthetics Technology Curriclum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific / artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the art of skin care. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional Esthetics Technology, business / human relations, product knowledge, and other related topics. Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and cosmetic / skin care salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses. Graduation requires the listed courses, HCC Cosmetic Art Competencies, NC state Board of Cosmetic Arts requirements, and 600 hours and have a 2.0 GPA or higher before making application to take the licensing exam.

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Suggested Schedule for 2011-2012 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)