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2013-2014 College Catalog 
2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


(George County Center)

The Cosmetology Program is a one-year program of study designed to lead to a diploma. The instructional program provides training in the theory, skills, and salon ethics that are required to become a licensed cosmetologist. Students practice techniques in a supervised salon setting. The Curriculum is designed to comply with the standards of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology, with the requirement of 1500 clock hours of instruction for students. Upon satisfactory completion of the program of study, a student will be eligible to request an examination by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology to become a licensed Cosmetologist in the state of Mississippi. Enrollment is open in term 1 and term 2 semester. Selection for admission into the cosmetology program is based on the date of cosmetology application and slot availability. Applicants must provide two official high school or GED transcripts.

Career Diploma

Major Units of Instruction


The ratio of lab hours to lecture hours for Cosmetology is 3 to 1. This program requires a minimum of 850 minutes per semester hour.

A.A.S.O.E. Degree

Major Units of Instruction

  • Career Program Hours (see above) Credit(s): 36
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Social Sciences Credit(s): 3
  • Math/Natural Science (MAT 1313  or higher / Natural Science with lab) Credit(s): 3/4
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Credit(s): 3
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Electives - Technical/Academic courses Credit(s): 13/12
  • Computer Competency

Total Credits: 64