Certificate – Cosmetology Operator

The Cosmetology Operator Certificate is designed to provide the students with a broad education in the cosmetology field and prepare the student to pass the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Examination. The Operator Certificate covers all areas of cosmetology, including hair, nails and skin. Full-time students may complete the program in a year by meeting Monday through Friday. Part-time students may complete the program within 24 months.

Suggested Study Plan

Semester #1

Course SCH
CSME 1401 ORIENTATION TO COSMETOLOGY 4
CSME 1405 FUNDAMENTAL OF COSMETOLOGY 4
CSME 1451 ARTISTRY OF HAIR, THEORY AND PRACTICE 4
CSME 1443 MANICURING AND RELATED THEORY 4

Semester #2

Course SCH
CSME 1453 CHEMICAL REFORMATION AND RELATED THEORY 4
CSME 2401 PRINCIPLES OF HAIR COLORING AND RELATED THEORY 4
CSME 1348 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE/FACIALS AND RELATED THEORY 3
CSME 1410 INTRODUCTION TO HAIRCUTTING AND RELATED THEORY 4

Semester #3

Course SCH
CSME 1491 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COSMETOLOGY 4
CSME 2343 SALON DEVELOPMENT 3
CSME 2441 PREPARATION FOR THE STATE LICENSING EXAMINATION 4