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A.S. Degree

Certificate of Completion

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Certificate of Completion

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Cosmetology A.S. Degree

This degree is not for transfer majors.

Cosmetology is a 1600 hour course of study designed to meet the State of California Cosmetology Act Standards for state licensing. Gavilan College offers the required hours in a four module sequence of classes.

Students who have received the Cosmetology Certificate may achieve associate’s degree level credit by completing supplemental coursework that meets the rigor and critical thinking requirements of the Associate of Science degree. See a cosmetology instructor or counselor for details.

COS 200 Beginning Phase 12 units

COS 201 Intermediate Phase 12 units

COS 202 Advanced Phase 12 units

COS 203 Completion Phase 2-12 units

Total Units for Major: 38-48 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.S.: minimum of 60. UNITS

Recommended Electives: COS 204, 205, 206

Cosmetology Certificate of Completion

Completion of the courses listed will qualify students for the Certificate of Completion in Cosmetology. To qualify for the California State Board of Cosmetology license a student must have a minimum of 1,600 hours of instruction. Courses are offered primarily during the day.

Students receiving the certificate will have job entry skills for the following occupations:

Beauty culturist, cosmetician, cosmetologist, manicurist, salon owner or manager, stylist

COS 200 Beginning Phase 12 units

COS 201 Intermediate Phase 12 units

COS 202 Advanced Phase 12 units

COS 203 Completion Phase 2-12 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 38-48 UNITS

Recommended Electives: COS 204, 205, 220

Esthetician * Certificate of Completion

This certificate will prepare students for the State examination for a license as a licensed Esthetician (Facialist).

* Not all major/certificates may be scheduled during this catalog cycle. Contact a counselor - (408) 848-4723.

** There are times when a course listed as a requirement for a major or certificate cannot be offered in a reasonable timeframe. Course substitutions and waivers will be considered by the department. Please contact the department chairperson. This information is available from the Office of Instruction - (408) 848-4761.

COS 220 Scientific Skin Care 8 units

COS 221 Advanced Scientific Skin Care 8 units

Choose two:

COS 204 Job Entry Skills (3 units)

MGMT 111** Starting a Small Business (3 units)

CMUN 1A Introduction to Public Speaking (3 units)

CMUN 10 Small Group Communication (3 units)

6 units

Total Units for Certificate of Completion: 22 UNITS