Esthetics Certificate in Applied Science
450 Clock Hours
Providing individualized instruction and focused training in technical, business, communication and service skills to prepare students in the field of Esthetics by exceeding the standards set by the state of South Carolina. The department educates students so that they demonstrate the professionalism necessary to gain and maintain employment.
Acceptable placement test score(s); plus high school diploma or GED
Type of Program
Program may be entered during fall or spring semester.
Requirements for Completion
All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to sit for the South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology.
Spa, beauty salon, dermatologist office
- Must pass the South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology to work as an esthetician.
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/cosmetology/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses, which are designed to be taken together as a full-time schedule, offered fall and spring semesters. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
|COS 151||Dermatology (75 Clock hours )||3|
|COS 156||Fundamentals of Massage (90 Clock hours )||2|
|COS 221||Facial Practice I (90 Clock hours )||2|
|COS 165||Business Practice (105 Clock hours )||3|
|COS 223||Facial Practice II (90 Clock hours )||2|
|Total Required Credit Hours||12|