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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CSMO-112 Esthetics Theory II

Credits 12 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 CSMO-110 , CSMO-111  or 200 hours in a State of Michigan approved Esthetician course. Co-requisite: CSMO-113  
This course completes the required theory instruction for the State Specialty License in Esthetics (Skin Care Specialist) and prepares the student for the State Board Theory Exam to become a licensed Esthetician. In addition the student will be using the StrengthsFinder 2.0 to continue developing their strengths in more detail by participation in additional class activities. Students will complete a Strengths-based portfolio.

Course Outcomes
1. Define the nature of electricity and the two types of electrical current 2. Describe the four types of electrotherapy and their uses 3. List the rays used in light therapy and their benefits 4. Identify the machines used in skin care treatments 5. Describe the mechanization used with each machine and their benefits 6. Discuss how their strengths can be applied to achieve academic success 7. Evaluate their general academic goals in light of the talent and strengths, as well as other personal qualities and external considerations 8. Explain why the study of anatomy, physiology, and histology is important to the esthetician 9. Describe cells, their structure and their reproduction 10. Define tissue and identify the types of tissues found in the body 11. List the 11 main body systems and explain their basic functions 12. Identify the laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the State Board of Cosmetology. Article 12: ACT 299 of 1989 13. Describe the different types of cosmetics and their uses 14. Explain the cosmetic color theory 15.
Identify different facial features and demonstrate procedures for basic corrective makeup 16. Describe the concept of person-environment fit/calling as it pertains to career planning 17. Describe the qualities necessary to be successful in a service profession 18. Explain why it is necessary to keep accurate business records 19. Name and describe the types of ownership under which a skin care salon may operate 20. List the basic principles of selling products and services in the salon 21. Explain the purpose of marketing and promotions 22. List the most effective ways to build a clientele 23. Evaluate their career goals in light of their talents and strengths, as well as other personal qualities and external considerations 24. Explain the steps involved in preparing for and passing the licensing exam 25. Discuss methods for exploring the job market and researching potential employers 26. Describe the different methods of compensation that are utilized in esthetics 27. Develop a strengths-based cover letter 28. Analyze common labels that lead people to discount talents and the potential strength of others 29. Work effectively by partnering with other complementary themes of talent.