DIAMONDS COSMETOLOGY COLLEGE

COSMETOLOGY OPERATOR TO CLASS A BARBER

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The primary purpose of the Cosmetology Crossover course is to train individuals who hold a cosmetology operator license in the State of Texas to provide the services of a Barber. The course consists of 25 hours in theory and 275 hours in practical training. The subjects covered include History of Barbering, Shaving, Men’s Haircutting and Tapering, Beard and Mustache Trimming and Design, and Hair Color Review.

PROGRAM GOALS:

To provide the student with the skills, information and training through thorough and reliable theoretical and practical instruction to successfully complete the program and pass the licensure exam required by the state of Texas, and to educate the student in developing professional attitudes and habits necessary for initial employment and career advancement.

PROGRAM FORMAT:

The clock hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps which address specific tasks necessary for state exam preparation. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative and productive career oriented activities. The course is presented through well-developed lesson plans which reflect current educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration and student participation.

PROGRAM EVALUATION:

Students are assigned theory study and a minimum number of practical experiences. Theory is evaluated by written exams given after each unit of study. Practical assignments are evaluated as completed and counted toward course completion only when rated as satisfactory or better. Practical skills are evaluated according to text procedures and performance standards established by the state licensing agency. Students must maintain a theory grade average of 70% and pass a final written and practical exam prior to graduation. Numerical grades are considered according to the following grading scale:

COURSE TEXTBOOK:

Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering 5th edition, by Maura T. Scali-Sheahan, Cengage Learning

COSMETOLOGY CROSSOVER TO CLASS A BARBER PROGRAM UNITS
 
THEORY 25 HOURS

(A) History of Barbering 1 hour
(B) Barber Laws and Rules Review 1 hour
(C) Implements Honing and Stropping 5 hours
(D) Shaving 5 hours
(E) Men’s Haircutting and Tapering 5 hours
(F) Beard and Mustache Trimming and Design 1 hour
(G) Hair Color Review 1 hour
(H) Permanent Waving and Relaxing Review 1 hour
(I) Manicuring and Nail Care Review 1 hour
(J) Facial Treatments and Skin Care Review 1 hour
(K) Anatomy and Physiology Review 1 hour
(L) Blow-dry Styling Review 1 hour
(M) Shampooing and Conditioning Review 1 hour

PRACTICAL 275 HOURS

(A) Men’s Haircutting and Tapering
(B) Shaving, Mustache and Beard Trimming 85 hours
(C) Hair Coloring 5 hours
(D) Permanent Waving and Relaxing 5 hours
(E) Facial Treatments 5 hours
(F) Shampooing and Conditioning and Blow-dry Styling 5 hours
(G) Manicuring 5 hours

Total Hours for Cosmetology Crossover Course 300 Hours