Cosmetology

The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as a beautician assistant. The skills, knowledge and attitudes to be acquired by the student are found in the course syllabi. This program requires a minimum of 5 semesters provided the student is full-time. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute Diploma in Cosmetology is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits

    SEMESTER I  
SLS 0003 Student Success 1
SLS 0006 Service Learning 1
MAT 0100 Math 3
COS 1100 Introduction to Cosmetology 4
ENG 100 English 3
MCA

0100

0102

Intro to Computers

IC3 Certification

3

COS 1102 Beauty Culture Science 2
    SEMESTER II  
ENG 1100 English I 3
COS 1101 Hair Analysis 4
MAT 1100 Math I 3
COS 1103

Hair Styling Art

(Pre-requisite COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS1100 Intro to Cosmo, COS1102 Beauty Culture Science)

4
COS 1104

Hair Coloring

(Pre-requisite COS1102 Beauty Culture, Cos1100 Intro to COS,COS1101 Hair Analysis)

4
    SEMESTER III  
COS 1105

Hair Chemical

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS1102 Beauty Culture, COS1101 Hair Analysis)

4
FAC 1105 Facial 4
COS 1107

Hair Cutting

(Pre-requisite COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS 1100 Intro to Cosmo, COS1102 Beauty Culture Science)

4
COS 1106

Hair Braiding & Weaving

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS1102 Beauty Culture)

4
COS 1108 Manicure & Pedicure (Summer Semester) 4
    SEMESTER IV  
MAT 2100 Business Math (Pre-requisite MAT1100) 3
COS 1112

Salon Management

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS 01 Hair Analysis, COS1102Beauty Culture Science) COS1107Hair cutting, COS 1103 Hair Styling Art, COS 1104 Hair Coloring, COS 1106 Hair Braiding & Weaving, COS 1105 Hair Chemical,COS 1108 Manicure & Pedicure, FAC 1105 Facial)

2
COS 2288 Practicum (Pre-requisite all above courses) 6
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion 66