Associate of Science Degree in Cosmetology

Overview

Cosmetology is a booming industry locally and internationally. In order to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in this field, Excelsior Community College has developed the Associate of Science Degree in Cosmetology.
This programme has been designed to ensure that the persons who choose careers in the field of cosmetology receive training at the highest level possible. Our graduates will be professionals who meet international standards in the beauty care industry. The content of the course is current and relevant and gives the guarantee that our graduates are able to function effectively in the world of work and/or matriculate into higher degree programmes that are offered by institutions across the Caribbean, the Americas and Europe.

Career Opportunities

Makeup artists for television and motion pictures, Skin Care Specialists, Cosmetics Sales Executives, Cosmetology industry educators, Manicurists and nail art technicians and Salon owners.

Entry Requirements
To matriculate into the programme, applicants must fulfill one of the following:

Five (5) subjects at CSEC/GCE/SSC including English Language

Four (4) subjects including English Language and Level II certificate in Cosmetology from HEART or Diploma from City and Guilds.

Alternative Entry requirements
Special consideration should be given to mature students over 25 years old who have two ( 2 ) years working experience in the industry.

Course Structure - Full Time

Semester I

Semester II

College Mathematics I

Communication II

Communication I  

College Mathematics II

Information Technology

Perm and Relaxed Hair

Salon Service

Financial Services

Health and Safety

Barbering Services

Body Massage  Techniques

 
Semester III

Semester IV

Customer Service                                         

Elective

Business Ethics

Entrepreneurial and Business Studies

Artificial Nail Technology

Design and Creation of Hair

Cutting and Re-Styling Hair

Hair Extension

Hair Epilation Methods

Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities

Hair Colouring Techniques

 

 

 

 Course Structure - Evening/Weekend

Semester I                                                

Semester II                                                    

College Mathematics I

Communication II

Communication I

College Mathematics II

Information Technology

Perm and Relax Hair

Salon Service

Financial Services

Health and Safety

Barbering Services

Body Massage  Techniques

 
Semester III

Semester IV

Customer Service

Elective

Business Ethics

Entrepreneurial and Business Studies

Artificial Nail Technology

Design and Creation of Hair

Cutting and Re-Styling Hair  

Hair Extension

Hair Epilation Methods

Planning and Implementationof Promotional Activities 

Hair Colouring Techniques

 
Summer I

Summer II

Professional Shaving Service

Creating Barbering Design

Intermediary Shaving Service

Theatrical make-up

Psychology

Aromatherapy