2023-2024 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Sep 26, 2023  
2023-2024 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook

Cosmetology Operator, A.A.S.

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The Houston Community College Cosmetology Operator program is designed for students to obtain basic fundamentals as well as advanced techniques, people skills and product knowledge using current salon technology that meets the state licensure requirements and provides entry level skills to students who desire to have a career in the cosmetology profession. A career in cosmetology can take the trained professional to all parts of the nation and the world. This field allows individuals the opportunity to open their own business as well. A student in the Cosmetology Operator program may earn a vocational certificate and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

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Program CIP Code: 12.0401

First Year

Semester Total: 16

Semester Total: 15

Third Semester ‐ Summer

Semester Total: 7

Second Year

First Semester ‐ Fall

Semester Total: 13

Semester Total: 9

Total Minimum Credits for the AAS Degree: 60

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum  section of this catalog.

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