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Make Your Way into the Beauty Industry

Learn the best practices and techniques for a vibrant and fulfilling career in the salon.

Make Your Way into the Beauty Industry

Learn the best practices and techniques for a vibrant and fulfilling career in the salon.

Make Your Way into the Beauty Industry

Learn the best practices and techniques for a vibrant and fulfilling career in the salon.

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Cosmetology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The field of Cosmetology encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including; hairstyling, nail technology and esthetics. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cosmetology is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and the manipulative skills in hair, nails and skin care.

The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. The student will also study the professional skills needed to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. The program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Cosmetology program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Course Number Course Credits
BADM 2105Small Business Management3
CSMO 1500Intro to Nail Technology3
CSMO 1505Nail Technology Lab3
CSMO 1600Intro to Skin Technology3
CSMO 1605Skin Technology Lab2
CSMO 1610Esthetics Concepts3
CSMO 1620Esthetics Concepts Lab2
CSMO 1700Intro to Hair Technology3
CSMO 1701Orientation to Cosmetology2
CSMO 1702Infection Control and Sci Standards4
CSMO 1705Hair Fundamentals4
CSMO 1730Cosmetology Lab I3
CSMO 1735Cosmetology Lab II3
CSMO 1790Clinical Applications III6
CSMO 1795Clinical Applications IV4
CSMO 1800Clinical Applications V6
CSMO 1876Advanced Cosmetology Assessment4
MATH 1500Applied Math3
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
MATH/APPM/LSCI (in program)

General Education credits each of ORAL, IT, and ART are embedded in various Program Required courses.

*General Education credits of ORAL, MATH, IT, and ART are embedded in the various program required courses.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Certificates

The field of Barbering encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including esthetics, straight razor shaving, and precision haircutting with a razor. The Certificate II in Barbering Crossover is designed to prepare the licensed Cosmetologist or Hair Technician with the  knowledge and the skills needed in hair and skin care. The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. The program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Barbering. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.  Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Barbering Crossover program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
BARB 1526Barbering Fundamentals I Crossover2
BARB 1530Barbering Hair Fundamentals II4
BARB 1675Barbering Assessment2
Total Credit Hours: 8

The field of Barbering encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including esthetics, straight razor shaving, and precision haircutting with a razor. The Certificate I in Barbering No Chemicals is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and skills needed in hair and skin care to exclude chemical services. The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. The student will also study professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. The program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Barbering. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College and the Wyoming Board of Barbering Examiners.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
BARB 1502Orientation for Barbering2
BARB 1504Barber Clinical Applications I6
BARB 1508Barbering Clinical Applications II6
BARB 1520Barber Shop Management and Business3
BARB 1525Barbering Hair Fundamentals I4
BARB 1530Barbering Hair Fundamentals II4
BARB 1550General Science of Barbering4
BARB 1625Techniques in Barbering4
BARB 1675Barbering Assessment2
MATH 1500Applied Math3
General Education Requirements Embedded in program-required courses. Total Credit Hours: 35

The field of Barbering encompasses a broad range of specialty areas including esthetics, straight razor shaving, and precision haircutting with a razor. The Barbering Stylist Certificate I is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and the skills needed for hair and skin care. The program emphasizes safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines The student will also study professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. Completion of the program prepares the student to take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Barbering. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure. Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College and the State of Wyoming Board of Barbering Examiners.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
BARB 1502Orientation for Barbering2
BARB 1504Barber Clinical Applications I6
BARB 1508Barbering Clinical Applications II6
BARB 1510Chemical Lab for Barbers6
BARB 1520Barber Shop Management and Business3
BARB 1525Barbering Hair Fundamentals I4
BARB 1530Barbering Hair Fundamentals II4
BARB 1550General Science of Barbering4
BARB 1615Theory of Chemicals3
BARB 1625Techniques in Barbering4
BARB 1675Barbering Assessment2
MATH 1500Applied Math3
General Education Requirements Embedded in program-required courses. Total Credit Hours: 47

The Esthetician Certificate program focuses on the care, health and beauty of the face. The student studies the various skin types, disorders, infection control, and how general nutrition impacts skin health. The students is given the opportunity to become proficient in the use of electrotherapy, and light therapy within the skin area. The student will apply facial treatments, facial massage, the use of cosmetics, and skin care products. This program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Esthetician program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
BADM 2105Small Business Management3
CSMO 1600Intro to Skin Technology3
CSMO 1605Skin Technology Lab2
CSMO 1610Esthetics Concepts3
CSMO 1620Esthetics Concepts Lab2
CSMO 1675Esthetics Assessment2
CSMO 1701Orientation to Cosmetology2
CSMO 1702Infection Control and Sci Standards4
CSMO 1790Clinical Applications III6
MATH 1500Applied Math3

Total Credit Hours: 30

The student will apply the elements and principles of design to select, adapt, and execute hairstyles that are desirable to the client. Topics also include the application of chemical treatments, texturing, extensions, and examining how various hair types respond to styling practices. Completion of the program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure. Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Hair Technician program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
CSMO 1700Intro to Hair Technology3
CSMO 1701Orientation to Cosmetology2
CSMO 1702Infection Control and Sci Standards4
CSMO 1705Hair Fundamentals4
CSMO 1730Cosmetology Lab I3
CSMO 1735Cosmetology Lab II3
CSMO 1775Hair Technician Assessment2
CSMO 1790Clinical Applications III6
CSMO 1800Clinical Applications V6
MATH 1500Applied Math3
Total Credit Hours: 36

The Cosmetology Instructor program encompasses any of the programs that prepare cosmetologists, barbers, hairstylists, nail technicians, and estheticians to teach their specializations in licensed and accredited schools of cosmetology and barbering. These programs include courses in cosmetology arts and sciences teaching principles; student learning styles; professional curricula development; instructional planning; instructional methods and aids; student counseling and career assistance; test development; and classroom/clinic management.

This program prepares students to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure. Students must have a current Wyoming license in cosmetology or related field, and have practiced cosmetology for a minimum of 50 weeks of full time hours within the last five years immediately preceding enrollment.

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Cosmetology Instructor program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
CSMO 2500General Professional Standards I3
CSMO 2505Science of Teaching I3
CSMO 2510General Professional Standards II3
CSMO 2515Student Supervision4
CSMO 2520Instructor Assessment1
CSMO 2525Science of Teaching II3
CSMO 2530Instruction in the Lab4
CSMO 2535Infection & Regulations Review1
Total Credit Hours: 22

The Nail Technician Certificate II is designed to prepare the student for positions in the nail technician industry. The student will study comprehensive nail treatments including manicures, pedicures, hand, arm, foot, and leg massage. The student will also study proper cleaning, disinfection, and other skills for ensuring client safety during nail procedures. Completion of this program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology. Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure.  Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Nail Technician program; application to the program is a separate objective process.

Program Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
CSMO 1500Intro to Nail Technology3
CSMO 1505Nail Technology Lab3
CSMO 1575Nail Technician Assessment1
CSMO 1701Orientation to Cosmetology2
CSMO 1702Infection Control and Sci Standards4
CSMO 1790Clinical Applications III6
CSMO 1795Clinical Applications IV4
Total Credit Hours: 23

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Meet Your Professors

Director of Cosmetology, Instructor of Cosmetology

Pam Capron is the Director of Cosmetology, she enjoys how student-friendly CWC is and as an instructor she enjoys seeing each students individualism.

Instructor of Cosmetology