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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CSMO-100 Basic Cosmetology Theory I

Credits 12 / 5 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016). Co-requisite: CSMO-101 . Note: Coordinators signature required for registration.
This course provides the student with the beginning cosmetology instruction in preparation for the advanced cosmetology courses and lays the foundation for CSMO-101  Basic Cosmetology Lab. In addition the student will be using the StrengthsFinder 2.0 to identify their top five Strengths or Themes which will be used to engage in class activities. Documentation will be collected in a Strengths-based portfolio.

Course Outcomes
1. Describe the origins of appearance enhancements 2. Describe the advancements made in cosmetology during the 19t11, 20th, and early 21st Centuries 3. List the career opportunities available to a licensed beauty practitioner 4. Explain long term and short term goals 5. Explain the concept of self-management 6. Define ethics 7. List the characteristics of a healthy, positive attitude 8. Explain the concept of dressing for success 9. Demonstrate an understanding of ergonomic principles, posture, and movement 10. Identify the necessity of communication skills when servicing the public and explain the importance of verbal and non-verbal skills 11. Complete the Strengths Finder 2.0 Assessment 12. Define basic biology as related to cosmetologists 13. Identify a variety of decontamination and infection control techniques and list sanitation and disinfecting methods in the cosmetology profession 14. Define talent, themes, and strengths based on the Strengths Finder 2.0 assessment 15. Define properties of the hair; its divisions, structure, and growth 16. List the factors that should be considered in a hair analysis 17. Identify scalp and hair disorders, their causes, and treatments 18. Describe and list procedures for a variety of hair and scalp treatments 19. Discuss the role that talent and strength play in the success of top achievers 20. Identify and define their strengths (themes) 21. Discuss their strengths with other students 22. Analyze the five elements in hair design, five principles of hair design, and facial shapes. Demonstrate how to design hairstyles to enhance or camouflage facial features 23. Identify proper draping procedures for a variety of cosmetology services 24. Identify the proper procedure for shampooing, rinsing, and conditioning of the hair and scalp 25. Identify the difficulties associated with affirming one’s own themes of talent 26. Discuss the role of their themes of talent in their personal behavior 27. Discuss the chemical composition and benefits of various shampoos, conditioners, and hair treatments 28. List specific tools and equipment used for wet hairstyling; their use, procedures, and products used 29. Define and identify different thermal hair straightening and thermal hairstyling tools and techniques 30. Describe how their themes or strengths of talent work together 31.Compare and contrast themes of talent, including those other than their own