In Principles of Cosmetology Design and Color Theory, students coordinate integration of academic, career, and technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Students will attain academic skills and knowledge as well as technical knowledge and skills related to cosmetology design and color theory. Students will develop knowledge and skills regarding various cosmetology design elements such as form, lines, texture, structure and illusion or depth as they relate to the art of cosmetology. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the TDLR requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included. The student demonstrates professional standards/employability skills as required by business and industry. Applies academic skills to the field of cosmetology design and color theory. Demonstrates knowledge of the rules and regulations established by the TDLR. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of tools, equipment, technologies, and materials used in color theory and elements of design in cosmetology. Applies the academic knowledge and practical skills to simulated and actual work situations. Analyzes career paths within the cosmetology industry.
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Recommended prerequisite: Principles of Human Services.