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2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology and Salon Management AAS - Academic Plan


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The Cosmetology and Salon Management AAS Degree offers a solid foundation for students to start a career in a salon or to prepare them for one day opening their own salon. Students with a completed certificate in cosmetology from Arapahoe Community College, or who have a Colorado State Cosmetology License, can complete an additional 31 credits and earn their Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 61

Admission Requirement

  • Possession of valid Colorado State Cosmetology License (or completion of the Cosmetology certificate at Arapahoe Community College).

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BUS 1015   - Introduction to Business OR
BUS 2017   - Business Communications
3 No Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150   - Public Speaking* OR 
COM 1250   - Interpersonal Communication OR
COM 2250   - Organizational Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021   - English Composition GT-CO1 OR
ENG 1031   - Technical Writing GT-CO1*
3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1150  - Technical Mathematice* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1001   - General Psychology I OR 
SOC 1001   - Introduction to Sociology I OR
ANT 1001   - Cultural Anthropology*
3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Any COS, EST, or NAT courses required in ACC Cosmetology Certificate or current CO State Cosmetology License (Total = 30 Credit Hours) 30 No Yes Yes Yes
ACC 1001   - Fundamentals or Accounting OR
ACC 1021   - Accounting Principles I OR
ENP 2007   - Entrepreneurship Financial Topics
3-4 No Yes Yes Yes
BUS 2016  - Legal Environment of Business OR
ENP 2006   - Entrepreneurship Legal Issues
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENP 1005   - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 No Yes No Yes
MAN 2000   - Human Resources Management I OR 
MAN 2026   - Principles of Management
3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAR 2016   - Principles of Marketing 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Demonstrate the ability to write properly structured and organized business documents.
  • Examine a business problem and design a course of action.
  • Demonstrate the use of correct business terms.
  • Develop plan for salon or cosmetology business.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Business Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Communication Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

English Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Year 1: Spring


Accounting / Entrepreneurship Course (3-4 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Business / Entrepreneurship Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Management Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Year 1: Fall


Business Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

English Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Year 1: Spring


Communication Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Year 1: Summer


Accounting / Entrepreneurship Course (3-4 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Year 2: Spring


Management Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Year 2: Summer


Business / Entrepreneurship Course (3 credits)


~Choose One Course~

Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001   – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Must have a valid Colorado State Cosmetology License (or a Cosmetology certificate from Arapahoe Community College) for admittance to program.

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