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Cosmetology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Encompass a broad range of specialty areas which include hairstyling, nail technology, and esthetics. Receive knowledge and manipulative skills in hair, nails, and skincare to be prepared for the workforce. Learn about safety and infection control in all aspects of the various disciplines. Study the professional skills to communicate effectively and make sound decisions. Take the licensure exam through the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology after completion of the program.

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 2105 Small Business Management

3 credits

CSMO 1500 Intro to Nail Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1505 Nail Technology Lab

3 credits

CSMO 1600 Intro to Skin Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1605 Skin Technology Lab

2 credits

CSMO 1610 Esthetics Concepts

3 credits

CSMO 1620 Esthetics Concepts Lab

2 credits

CSMO 1680 Science of Hair Removal

1 credit

CSMO 1700 Intro to Hair Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1701 Orientation to Cosmetology

2 credits

CSMO 1702 Infection Control and Sci Standards

4 credits

CSMO 1705 Hair Fundamentals

4 credits

CSMO 1730 Cosmetology Lab I

3 credits

CSMO 1735 Cosmetology Lab II

3 credits

CSMO 1790 Clinical Applications III

4 credits

CSMO 1795 Clinical Applications IV

6 credits

CSMO 1800 Clinical Applications V

6 credits

CSMO 1876 Advanced Cosmetology Assessment

4 credits

MATH 1500 Applied Math

3 credits

CourseCredits
American & Wyoming Government 3

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

Total Credit Hours: 65

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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 skincare. 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 CourseCredits
BARB 1526 Barbering Fundamentals I Crossover 2
BARB 1530 Barbering Hair Fundamentals II 4
BARB 1675 Barbering Assessment 2

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. 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 1502 Orientation for Barbering

2 credits

BARB 1504 Barber Clinical Applications I

6 credits

BARB 1508 Barbering Clinical Applications II

6 credits

BARB 1520 Barber Shop Mgmt and Business Methods

3 credits

BARB 1525 Barbering Hair Fundamentals I

4 credits

BARB 1530 Barbering Hair Fundamentals II

4 credits

BARB 1550 General Science of Barbering

4 credits

BARB 1625 Techniques in Barbering

4 credits

BARB 1675 Barbering Assessment

2 credits

MATH 1500 Applied Math

3 credits

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 Certificate I in Barbering is designed to prepare the student with the knowledge and the skills needed in hair and skincare. 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 State of Wyoming Board of Barbering Examiners.

Program Requirements

Course Number Course

Credits

BARB 1502 Orientation for Barbering

2 credits

BARB 1504 Barber Clinical Applications I

6 credits

BARB 1508 Barbering Clinical Applications II

6 credits

BARB 1510 Chemical Lab for Barbers

6 credits

BARB 1520 Barber Shop Mgmt and Business Methods

3 credits

BARB 1525 Barbering Hair Fundamentals I

4 credits

BARB 1530 Barbering Hair Fundamentals II

4 credits

BARB 1550 General Science of Barbering

4 credits

BARB 1615 Theory of Chemicals

3 credits

BARB 1625 Techniques in Barbering

4 credits

BARB 1675 Barbering Assessment

2 credits

MATH 1500 Applied Math

3 credits

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 skin. The students study the various skin types, disorders, infection control, and how general nutrition impacts skin health. Students are 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. 

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

Course Number Course

Credits

BADM 2105 Small Business Management

3 credits

CSMO 1600 Intro to Skin Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1605 Skin Technology Lab

2 credits

CSMO 1610 Esthetics Concepts

3 credits

CSMO 1620 Esthetics Concepts Lab

2 credits

CSMO 1675 Esthetics Assessment

2 credits

CSMO 1680 Science of Hair Removal

1 credit

CSMO 1701 Orientation to Cosmetology

2 credits

CSMO 1702 Infection Control and Sci Standards

4 credits

CSMO 1795 Clinical Applications IV

6 credits

MATH 1500 Applied Math

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 31

The Hair Technician program instructs students on how to 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. This program prepares the student to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. 

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

Course Number Course

Credits

CSMO 1700 Intro to Hair Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1701 Orientation to Cosmetology

2 credits

CSMO 1702 Infection Control and Sci Standards

4 credits

CSMO 1705 Hair Fundamentals

4 credits

CSMO 1730 Cosmetology Lab I

3 credits

CSMO 1735 Cosmetology Lab II

3 credits

CSMO 1775 Hair Technician Assessment

2 credits

CSMO 1795 Clinical Applications IV

6 credits

CSMO 1800 Clinical Applications V

6 credits

MATH 1500 Applied Math

3 credits

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

Program Requirements

Course Number Course

Credits

CSMO 2500 General Professional Standards I

3 credits

CSMO 2505 Science of Teaching I

3 credits

CSMO 2510 General Professional Standards II

3 credits

CSMO 2515 Student Supervision

4 credits

CSMO 2520 Instructor Assessment

1 credit

CSMO 2525 Science of Teaching II

3 credits

CSMO 2530 Instruction in the Lab

4 credits

CSMO 2535 Infection & Regulations Review

1 credit

Total Credit Hours: 22

The Nail Technician Certificate II Program is designed to prepare students for positions in the nail technician industry. The students in this program study comprehensive nail treatments including manicures, pedicures, hand, arm, foot, and leg massage. Students will also study proper cleaning, disinfection, and other skills for ensuring client safety during nail procedures. This program prepares students to take the licensure exam from the Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology. 

Completion of this program does not guarantee licensure

Program Requirements

Course Number Course

Credits

CSMO 1500 Intro to Nail Technology

3 credits

CSMO 1505 Nail Technology Lab

3 credits

CSMO 1575 Nail Technician Assessment

1 credit

CSMO 1701 Orientation to Cosmetology

2 credits

CSMO 1702 Infection Control and Sci Standards

4 credits

CSMO 1790 Clinical Applications III

4 credits

CSMO 1795 Clinical Applications IV

6 credits

Total Credit Hours: 23

Appointments

307-855-2326

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MEET YOUR PROFESSOR

Dr. Lael Noonan

Director/Instructor of Cosmetology

Dr. Lael Noonan is the cosmetology director and instructor at Central Wyoming College.

Pam Capron

Instructor of Cosmetology

Pam Capron enjoys how student-friendly CWC is and as an instructor she enjoys seeing each students individualism.

Tracy Wright

Instructor of Cosmetology