Cosmetology

Back to SBCC
Students walking on bridge toward West Campus

Welcome to Cosmetology


Program Description

     The Cosmetology and Esthetician Departments prepare students to become the creative, well-trained professionals demanded by today's beauty industry.

     Programs prepare graduates for California State Board licensing examination.  

     Lecture and practical application are taught by experienced industry instructors  

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply principles of shampooing, hair shaping and hair styling
  • Apply permanent waves, chemical relaxing and soft curls
  • Analyze scalp and hair
  • Apply all phases of hair coloring and lightening
  • Provide basic nail care and artificial nail application
  • Learn and apply State Board sanitation and disinfection procedures
  •  

The Esthetician Learning Outcomes

  • Apply principles of skin care 
  • Analyze and recognize skin disorders, types, conditions and disorders
  • Learn and apply various multi-function skin care machines
  • Learn and apply hair removal techniques
  • Learn and apply State Board sanitation and disinfection procedures

 

 Application Procedures

1. Apply to Santa Barbara City College in the Student Services building, located at 721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109

2. Download Academy application and either hand deliver or mail application to 525 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 

3. Attend the mandatory Cosmetology Academy orientation.  

4. Program attendance availability is limited. First priority placement into the program is determined by the following:

     Proof of admission with student ID number

     Date of submitted Academy application

     Attendance and time of arrival

     at the mandatory orientation

 

Cosmetology/Esthetician Academy Orientation Meetings

The mandatory orientation meeting held a couple weeks prior to each start date will have detailed program information and a tour of our facility.

Signed enrollment cards will be awarded for the first 25 students who have completed the application criteria.  

 

Cosmetology Program

The Cosmetology Program develops knowledge in the science and techniques of hair, skin, makeup and nail care. Upon successful completion of 1,800 clock hours of applied preparation in lecture and  lab experience in Cosmetology (CSMT: 121-125), the student will be eligible to take the California State Board examination to become a licensed cosmetologist.


Esthetician Program

The Esthetician Program meets the 600-hour requirement in two 12-unit; 360 hour course modules that are designed to develop skill sets in the science and techniques of administering skin care treatments and hair removal.  Upon successful completion of the 600 clock hours of applied preparation in lecture and lab experience in Cosmetology 131 and 132, the student is eligible to take the State Board examination to become a licensed esthetician.

 

 


721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394    Main Campus Phone: 805.965.0581    © 2016 Santa Barbara City College