Cosmetology

(Two year program for students in grades 11 & 12 - 3 high school credits first year/4 high school credits second year.)  The cosmetology program prepares students for state licensing as cosmetologists.  Instruction includes, hair styling techniques, hair cutting, permanent waving and chemical straightening, hair coloring and hair lightening, nail technology, skin aesthetics and makeup techniques, scalp and hair care.  Professional ethics, beauty salon management, customer relations and retailing are also covered.  Students are required to take the state Board of Cosmetology exam at the end of the program.