Human Services

  • Human Services Programs of Study 

    • Cosmetology 

    Cosmetology Courses & Sequencing 

    • Level 1 - C19H12 Cosmetology I
      • 1 credit, open to grades 9 & 10
      • Cosmetology I is the first level of cosmetology, and it prepares students with work-related skills for advancement into the Design Principles of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of leadership and interpersonal skill development.  Content stresses safety, environmental issues, and protection of the public and designers as integrated with principles of hair design, nail structure, and cosmetic procedures.  Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry.
    • Level 2 - C19H14 Cosmetology II
      • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Cosmetology I
      • Cosmetology II is the second level of cosmetology and prepares students for work-related skills and advancement into the Chemistry of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in both theory and practical application.  Advanced knowledge and skills in hair design, nail artistry, and cosmetic applications will be enhanced in a laboratory setting, which duplicates cosmetology industry standards.  Upon completion and acquisition of 600 hours for Manicuring, students are eligible to take the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology manicuring examination for a Tennessee Shampoo Tech / Manicure License. Students will be required to buy a manikin. Approximate cost $30-$35.
    • Level 3 - C19H13 Cosmetology III
      • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Cosmetology I, II
      • Cosmetology III is the advanced level of cosmetology and it prepares students to perform work-related services using chemicals in the cosmetology industry.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire foundation skills in both theory and practical applications.  Laboratory facilities and experiences will be used to simulate cosmetology work experiences.  Upon completion and acquisition of 1500 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology examination for a Tennessee Cosmetology License.  Upon completion and acquisition of 600 hours for Manicuring, students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Manicuring examination for a Tennessee Manicuring License.  Students will be required to purchase a color manikin. Approximate cost $50.00. Students will be required to buy a manikin. Approximate cost $30-$35.
    • Level 4 C19H21 Cosmetology IV
      • 1-2 credits, prerequisite(s): Cosmetology I, II, III
      • EPSO: Tennessee Cosmetologist License 1010
      • Cosmetology IV is the capstone course in the Cosmetology program of study intended to prepare students for careers in cosmetology by developing an understanding and practical skills in efficient and safe work practices, career and business analysis, advanced hair techniques, and chemical services, and state board theoretical and practical application.  Proficient students will have applied the full range of knowledge and skills acquired in this program of study toward experiences in practical applications of cosmetology practices as approved by the instructor.  Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry.

    Optional Course that can replace any Level 4 CTE Course

    • C25H16 Work-Based Learning: Career Practicum (WBL)
      • 1 credit, up to 2 credits per year, open to grades 11 & 12
      • Admission into this class is by application only. A student must have a 90% attendance rate for the semester immediately preceding enrollment in this class. Their place of employment must correlate to their chosen Elective Focus and a significant portion of the hours worked must be during the normal school day.
        Students must be enrolled in a CTE that is related to their job. Students must maintain school attendance of a minimum of 90%, passing grades in all courses, and be able to legally drive to the job site. This course allows students to leave the school campus daily to gain real-world occupational experience.