Total credit hours: 16
The Esthetics Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the art of skin care. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment, which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
In accordance with the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts, students must submit an original social security card, tax ID card, or student visa information as well as a government issued ID and proof of date of birth to Cosmetic Arts Faculty or Staff prior to starting COS-prefix courses.
A student must earn a grade of “B” or better in COS prefix courses in order to progress in the program.
21 NCAC 14I .0401 APPLICATION/LICENSURE/INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF FELONY
(a) Any applicant convicted of a felony or charged with a felony that is still pending may apply for Board approval. All documentation submitted shall have no effect on an individual’s ability to attend a cosmetic art school, take an examination administered by the Board, or apply for a license.
(b) The applicant shall supply the following:
(1) a statement of facts of the crime, accompanied by a certified copy of the indictment (or, in the absence of an indictment, a copy of the “information” that initiated the formal judicial process), the judgment and any commitment order for each felony for which there has been a conviction;
(2) at least three letters attesting to the applicant’s character from individuals unrelated by blood or marriage;
(3) a summary of the applicant’s personal history since conviction including, if applicable, date of release, parole or probation status, employment, and military service; and
(4) any other information that in the opinion of the applicant would be useful or pertinent to the consideration by the Board of the applicant’s request for licensure
In addition to Davidson-Davie requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program. Esthetics Technical Standards (PDF opens in new window)
The decision regarding transfer credit for COS courses is made by the appropriate academic administrator, in consultation with members of the Cosmetic Arts faculty. Transfer credit must be evaluated by the program and is not guaranteed.