The Associate of Science degree in Cosmetology is designed to exceed minimum California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology standards. Students will experience a combination of lecture and laboratory instruction covering various topics such as hairdressing, chemical waving and straightening, haircutting and shaping, hair coloring, scalp and hair treatments, facials, manicuring, and operation of a beauty salon. Proficiencies to be developed include principles of sanitation, incompliance with laws and administrative regulations. Courses are offered on an open enrollment basis and students may enroll at any time. Students are required to purchase a basic cosmetology kit.
If you are enrolled in the Cosmetology program and have been awarded Federal Financial Aid, your payments will be calculated at the federal formula conversion rate according to the current Federal Student Aid Handbook. This formula is used to calculate the timing of financial aid award disbursements. The Esthetician program is not eligible for federal financial aid. If you have questions, please contact the SCC Financial Aid Office at (714) 628-4876.