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Tuesday - Friday
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Appointments:
(714) 895-8115 ext. 1
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(714) 895-8124.

For more information about the Cosmetology Program contact us at:

Phone: 714-895-8115 x3
Email: Cosmetology
@gwc.cccd.edu


Golden West College is a Board of Cosmetology Approved Provider Article 5, Section 945 Rules and Regulations

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Cosmetology Course Descriptions

COSMETOLOGY G021 - 11 Units
Cosmetology, Level I

A beginning course in cosmetology which acquaints the beginning student with basic scientific theory in anatomy, chemistry, physiology, bacteriology, sterilization, cytology, mycology, California State Board rules and regulations and the principles of wet hairstyling, hair cutting, hair coloring, permanent waving, scalp treatment and professional ethics. Level I is the first in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.
COSMETOLOGY G022 - 11 Units
Cosmetology, Level II
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G021
An intermediate course in cosmetology which acquaints the student with basic scientific theory in trichology, occupational health and safety, communicable diseases in the work place, dermatology, communication skills and the principles of facials, manicuring, men and women’s hair cutting, styling, hair coloring, chemical straightening and permanent waving. Students will begin to practice operations on live models in order to perfect their skill. Level II is the second in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G023 - 8 Units
Cosmetology, Level III

Prerequisites: Cosmetology G022
An advanced course in cosmetology that acquaints the student with basic scientific theory in electricity as it applies to cosmetology, heat and light energy, neurology, osteology, occupational safety precautions of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B, disorders of the skin, scalp and hair, salon management, ergonomics. This course acquaints the student with the principles of advanced facials and manicuring and introduces long hair design. The student engages in manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level III is the third in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G024 - 8 Units
Cosmetology, Level IV

Prerequisites: Cosmetology G023
An advanced course in cosmetology that acquaints the student with scientific theory in cosmetic chemistry, hazardous substances, wigs and hair pieces, professional development, business skills, employment opportunities, personal record keeping, salesmanship and the principles of advanced hair sculpting, coloring and styling techniques. The student engages in manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level IV is the fourth in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G025 - 8 Units
Cosmetology, Level V

Prerequisites: Cosmetology G024
An advanced course in Cosmetology which acquaints the student with the State Board of Cosmetology examination and preparation for job interview skills. The student engages in advanced manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level V is the fifth in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G071 - 9 Units
Esthetics - Level 1

This is the first session of two nine week courses comprising of 360 hours to be applied to a State Board Certification in Eshtetics. This course is designed to introduce the beginning student to standards of professional conduct and to scientific theory of all subjects dealing with skin care, (i.e. anatomy, histology of the skin). It also provides a laboratory experience with an emphasis on skin care techniques, such as massage, hair removal, skin analysis, use of electrical modalities, as well as basic makeup. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G072 - 9 Units
Esthetics - Level 2

Prerequisites: COSM G071
This is the second session of two nine week courses comprising of 360 hours to be applied to a State Board Certification in Esthetics. It is designed to provide a more in-depth knowledge of Esthetics including the scientific theory pertinent to skin (i.e. chemistry, nutrition). The students will learn skin care theory and receive more advanced laboratory training including the application of chemical peels, massage techniques, hair removal and proper use of electrical facial modalities. Students will learn the skills required to render most professional services. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.