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Area Career Center


Instructor: Kimberly Jackson

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Utilizing the Area Career Center School of Beauty and internships, students develop skills and theories in performing tasks in preparation for an Indiana Licensed Cosmetologist.  Students attend the ACC for four hours each day while documenting their 375 studio hours.  Students study and develop the following skills:  professionalism in cosmetology & salon management; sanitation, bacteriology & sterilization; anatomy/physiology & chemistry; properties & disorders of the nail & skin; electricity & light therapy; shampoo & massage; design decisions; haircutting & styling; chemical texturing/relaxing; hair coloring; nail care. 

Students enrolled in this program will meet the CTE Concentrator status for graduation over the course of one academic year by completing the following courses:

  • 7330 - Principles of Barbering & Cosmetology
  • 7331 - Barbering & Cosmetology Fundamentals
  • 7332 - Advanced Cosmetology

Open to: Grades 11 and 12
Eligible Certifications: Indiana State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Licensing (Capstone Course)
Dual Credit Provider: Vincennes University

Dual Credit Course


1st Year Students
COSM100 - Cosmetology I 7
COSM150 - Cosmetology II 7

Juniors who complete curriculum in an exemplary fashion may be eligible to apply to return to complete the capstone for this program.  It is NOT required or guaranteed.




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