May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CSMO-204 Advanced Cosmetology Theory III

Credits 12 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 CSMO-202 , CSMO-203  or minimum 1000 hours from a state licensed cosmetology school. Note: Cosmetology Textbook by Milady and StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath are required. Co-requisite: CSMO-205  
This course provides the student with advanced instruction for CSMO-205  when servicing clients in the cosmetology lab and lays the foundation for CSMO-206  and CSMO-207 . In addition the student will continue to complete in-class activities to further develop their strengths using StrengthsFinder 2.0 to be added to their Strengths-based portfolio.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify and describe various types of braids 2. Explain how to prepare the hair for braiding 3. List the procedures for the invisible braid, visible braid, rope braid, and fishtail braid 4. List the procedures for single braids, with and without extensions 5. List the procedure for corn rowing, with and without extensions 6. List the elements of a client consultation for wig services 7. Identify the different types of wigs 8. Identify the difference between human and synthetic wigs; their advantages and disadvantages 9. Explain how to custom fit a wig 10. Apply theme-specific strategies to achieve academic success 11. Understand the role their talents and strengths play in making them their own best educator and learner 12. Explain the pH scale and its importance in the cosmetology profession 13. Identify products’ pH by testing with litmus paper 14. Explain the difference between organic and inorganic chemistry 15. Explain the difference between solutions, suspensions, and emulsions 16. Describe oxidation and reduction (redox) reactions 17. Evaluate academic and co-curricular opportunities in light of their talents and strengths 18. Identify the two types of current 19. Define electrical measurements 20. Understand the principles of electrical safety in the salon 21. Identify the different types of modalities and artificial lights used for scalp and hair treatments and skin care 22. Explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the cosmetology profession. 23. Describe cells, their structure, and their reproduction 24. Identify the bones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels of the head, face, neck, arm, hands, legs, and feet 25. Name the 10 main body systems and their basic functions 26. Relate talent themes to specific occupations.