This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.

The Cosmetology Instructor curriculum provides a course of study for learning the skills needed to teach the theory and practice of cosmetology as required by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts.

Course work includes requirements for becoming an instructor, introduction to teaching theory, methods and aids, practice teaching, and development of evaluation instruments.

Graduates of the program may be employed as cosmetology instructors in public or private education and business.

Graduation requires the listed courses, HCC Cosmetic Art Competencies, NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts requirements, and 800 hours and have a 2.0 GPA or higher before making application to take the teaching licensing exam.

This program may be completed on a part-time basis over four semesters.

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

Certificate in Cosmetology Instructor C55160

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COS-271 Instructor Concepts I 5 0 0 5
COS-272 Instructor Practicum I 0 21 0 7
Total: 12
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COS-273 Instructor Concepts II 5 0 0 5
COS-274 Instructor Practicum II 0 21 0 7
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 24