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Cosmetology Practicum (#5)

Course Number: 839
Subject: Consumer Services, Hospitality & Tourism
Major/Program of Study: Careers in Cosmetology
Course Length: 10 periods/week/semester
Credit: 2 credits (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This two-period course is designed to provide students the opportunity to further refine and apply skills that support all aspects of the cosmetology industry. It will assist in preparing students to obtain employment and advance in the field of cosmetology upon passing the State Board of Cosmetologists licensing examination. Prior to selecting this course students must have completed a minimum of 1,000 hours in the classroom and commits to obtaining 300 hours in a salon supervised by a senior cosmetologist. Prerequisites and other notes: Mastery of Cosmetology (837). Recommended for grade 12. Students earn 405 hours toward the 1,500 hours required for licensure. License will not be issued until age 17. Students who complete 1500 hours and pass the State Board Cosmetology exam, are exempted from this course. Students who pass the State Boards during this course will have an option to convert to Career Internship. Students must take Industry Assessment to receive credit for course.