Certificate in Nail Technology
Semester hours required for graduation: 17
Advisor: Danielle Webb
The curriculum for this certificate is designed to teach basic nail care, various nail additions, repair wraps, sanitation procedures, and basic salon management practices. This program is offered in the fall and spring semesters and may be completed in one semester.
Admission into this program requires a high school diploma or GED and qualifying scores on SAT, ACT, or the Accuplacer placement test.
Upon successful completion of all program coursework, students will have accumulated the minimum 300 clock hours required by the South Carolina Board of Cosmetology to become eligible to test for licensure as a nail technician and may be eligible for such careers opportunities as hairdresser/hairsylist/ cosmotologist, makeup artist for theater or performance, manicurist/pedicurist, or skincare specialist.
Required Coursework: 17 Credit Hours
COS-131 Bacteria & Other Infectious Agents (2)
COS-132 Science of Nail Technology (2)
COS-133 Basic Procedures (3)
COS-135 The Business of Nail Technology (2)
COS-136 Fundamentals of Artificial Nail App. Application (4)
COS-224 Nail Practice I (4)
Tuition and book costs reflect the projected cost of the complete program.
Graduation times may vary according to course availability and/or individual course load. Consult faculty advisor.
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