Cosmetology Lab (COSL)

COSL 0001  Beginning Salon Skills Laboratory  
Clock Hours:   330  
Corequisites: COS 0001  
Lab Fee: Yes  

In this course students develop beginning dispensary awareness, inventory protocols, product rotation, proper appointment setting procedures, and maintenance of client files. Students will learn application and technical skills as applied to proper draping, handling of shears (scissors), thinning shears, razors, combs, brushes, clips, clippers, shampooing, conditioning, scalp manipulations, wet setting, blow dry styling, hair cutting, creating styles to suit client's facial structures, client consultations, basic manicuring and pedicuring services, inventory. Keeping accurate client service records will be emphasized.

COSL 0080  Intermediate Salon Skills Laboratory  
Clock Hours:   330  
Corequisites: COS 0080  
Lab Fee: Yes  

In this course students develop application techniques and proper procedures for mixing in sanitation, draping, permanent waving, permanent color, highlighting, low lighting, decolorizing, toning, and artificial nail enhancements. Dispensary duties will be assigned to all students in preparation for the salon environment.

COSL 0870  Advanced Salon Skills Laboratory  
Clock Hours:   210  
Corequisites: COS 0870  
Lab Fee: Yes  

In this course students develop advanced techniques in dimensional color and foil placements, specialty permanent wraps, and continued practice of all previously learned concepts with attention to detail, quality, and timeliness. Students will be required to take a mock practical exam and complete applicable remediation in preparation for the Florida State Board licensing exam.