Cosmetology (CSME)

CSME 1248  Principles of Skin Care  2 Credits  

This course is an introduction of the theory and practice of skin care. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 80 contact hours per semester. 2:1-4)

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1302  Applications of Facial and Skin Care Technology I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This is an introduction to the application of facial and skin care technology. Includes identifying and utilizing professional skin care products.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1421 and 1520, or department chair approval. 80 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1308  Principles of Eyelash Extensions  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course provides the student with the practical skills necessary to safely and effectively apply eyelash extensions.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1409 and 1507 or department chair approval. 80 contact hours per semester
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1310  Introduction to Haircutting and Related Theory  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of hair cutting. Topics include terminology, implements, sectioning, and finishing techniques. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1330  Orientation to Nail Technology  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for the field of nail technology. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 144 contact hours per semester

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1354  Artistry of Hair Design I  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to hair design. Topics include the theory and applications of wet styling, braiding, thermal hair styling and finishing techniques. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1355  Artistry of Hair Design II  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This is a continuation of hair design. Topics include additional theory and applications of current trends in hair design. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval (Students may not receive credit for CSME 1355 if they have previously earned credit for COSM 1232, COSM 1332 or CSME 1251.) 112 contact hours per semester

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1409  Application of Eyelash Extensions  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course provides the student with the skills necessary to perform client services using current techniques and business practices.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1308 and 1507 or department chair approval. 96 contact hours per semester
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1421  Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology I  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This is an introduction to the principles of facial and skin care technology. Topics include anatomy, physiology, theory, and related skills of facial and skin care technology. Co-requisites CSME 1520, CSME 1302 and courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 128 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1435  Orientation to the Instruction of Cosmetology  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This course is an overview of skills and knowledge necessary for the instruction of cosmetology students.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1534, and valid Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations License, high school diploma or GED or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1457  Applications of Hair-Weaving and Braiding  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 7 Lab)  

This course is an emphasis on the application of hair weaving and braiding techniques and preparation for the State Licensing Agency examination.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1552. 144 contact hours
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1501  Orientation to Cosmetology  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of cosmetology. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1505  Fundamentals of Cosmetology  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is a course in the basic fundamentals of cosmetology. Topics include safety and sanitation, service preparation, manicure, facial, chemical services, shampoo, haircut, wet styling, and comb out. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1507  Orientation to Eyelash Extensions  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of eyelash extensions. Topics include the basic knowledge of chemistry, eyelash growth cycles, proper selection and application, supplies and equipment of the industry, safety, sanitation, laws and rules of the state licensing agency as they relate to eyelash extensions.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1308 and 1409 or department chair approval. 144 contact hours per semester
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1520  Orientation to Facial Specialist  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of facials and skin care.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1421, CSME 1302 or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1531  Principles of Nail Technology I  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This is a course in the principles of nail technology. Topics include anatomy, physiology, theory, and related skills of nail technology. 176 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1534  Cosmetology Instructor I  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course covers the fundamentals of instructing cosmetology students.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1435 or department chair approval. A valid Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation license and high school diploma or GED. 144 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1541  Principles of Nail Technology II  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This coure is a continuation of the concepts and principles of nail technology. Topics include professional ethics, salon management, client relations and related skills of nail technology. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 1545  Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology II  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is a continuation of the concepts and principles in skin care and other related technologies. Topics include instruction in anatomy, physiology, theory, and related skills of facial and skin care technology.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1520, CSME 1421, CSME 1302, CSME 2431 and CSME 2333 or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1552  Orientation to Hair-Weaving and Braiding  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 7 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of hair weaving and braiding. (Students may not receive credit for CSME 1552 if they have previously earned credit for CSME 1471 or CSME 1472.)

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 4.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 1457. 160 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 1553  Chemical Reformation and Related Theory  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This is a presentation of the theory and practice of chemical reformation including terminology, application and workplace competencies. Emphasis on history, chemistry, hair structure, chemical texturizing techniques, service preparation, brush and scalp techniques/analysis, shampooing and conditioning. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval (Students may not receive credit for CSME 1553 if they have previously earned credit for COSM 1321 or COSM 1312.) 176 contact hours

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2251  Preparation for the State Licensing Practical Examinination  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is preparation for the state licensing practical examination. To obtain course credit conversion, students must pass this course with a grade of "C" or better or repeat the course. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. (Student may not receive credit for CSME 2251 if they have previously earned credit for CSME 2245). 80 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2310  Advanced Haircutting and Related Theory  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course focuses on advanced concepts and practice of haircutting. Topics include haircuts utilizing scissors, razors, and/or clippers.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1310 and courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2333  Application of Facial and Skin Care Technology II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a continuation of the Application of Facial and Skin Care Technology I. Preparation for the state licensing Facial Specialty Exam.

Co-requisite(s): CSME 1520, CSME 1421, CSME 1302, CSME 1545, and CSME 2431 or department chair approval. (Students may not receive credit for CSME 2333 if they have previously earned credit for CSME 1372 or CSME 1272.) 80 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2337  Advanced Cosmetology Techniques  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers the mastery of advanced cosmetology techniques including hair designs, professional cosmetology services, and workplace competencies. Department chair approval.80 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2343  Salon Development  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This course offers procedures necessary for salon development. Topics include professional ethics, goal setting, salon operation, record keeping. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 96 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2350  Preparation for the State Licensing Written Examination  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is the preparation for the state licensing written examination. To obtain course credit conversion, students must pass this course with a grade of "C" or better or repeat the course. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 96 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2414  Cosmetology Instructor II  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This course is a continuation of the fundamentals of instructing cosmetology students.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1435 and 1534.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 2549 or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2430  Nail Enhancement  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is a course in the theory, application, and related technology of nail enhancements. 112 contact hours

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2431  Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology III  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course focuses on advanced concepts and principles of skin care and other related technologies.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1520, CSME 1421, and CSME 1302.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 1545, CSME 2333 or department chair approval. 128 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2445  Instructional Theory and Clinic Operation  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 5 Lab)  

This course is an overview of the objectives required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Instructor Examination.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1435 and 1534.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 2544 or department chair approval. 112 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2501  Principles of Hair Coloring and Related Theory  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is a presentation of the theory, practice and chemistry of hair color. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to hair color. Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2539  Advanced Hair Design  5 Credits   (2 Lec, 9 Lab)  

This course promotes advanced concepts in the theory and practice of hair design. (Students may not receive credit for CSME 2539 if they have previously earned credit in CSME 2439) Courses taken in level sequence order or department chair approval. 176 contact hours per semester.

Course Type: Technical

CSME 2544  Cosmetology Instructor IV  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is an advanced concepts of instruction in a Cosmetology program. Topics include demonstration, development and implementation of advanced evaluation techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1435 and 1534.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 2445 or department chair approval. 144 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical

CSME 2549  Cosmetology Instructor III  5 Credits   (3 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a presentation of lesson plan assignments and evaluation techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CSME 1435 and 1534.
Co-requisite(s): CSME 2414 or department chair approval. 144 contact hours per semester.
Course Type: Technical