Total degree hours: 65
The AAS in Barbering is designed both to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to complete the exam for licensure as a barber and to earn general education credits for a more well-rounded course of study.
Program graduates will be able to:
- Take a practical board exam, which includes: demonstrating proper disinfection and sanitation practices for all disciplines within their scope of practice.
- Take a written board exam, which includes assessment on the following concepts: theoretical knowledge on ethics, image, historical, hair and scalp, skin, chemical texture, color, hairstyling, facial shaving, and licensure within their desired scope of practice.
- Effectively conduct client consultations that are individualized, sensitive to the scope of service the client desires, and make applicable recommendations for the client’s care plan.
- Effectively illustrate proficiency with adapting to a variety of haircuts for both men and women.
- Compare, contrast and apply knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages between owning business space, booth rental and commission-based models in the industry when researching employment opportunities.
- Illustrate and apply professional employability skills, such as the importance of being timely and effective scheduling techniques.
- Research, identify and integrate cutting edge and currently trending haircuts for men and women, including the following techniques: analyzation of the hair, scalp and facial shape, waving, coloring, facial shaving, and facial hair removal.