Offered at the Levelland Campus and Plainview Extension Center
During this two semester program, students will be taught the rules and regulations of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Students will understand the theory and skills of shampooing, hair and scalp treatment, hair cutting, chemical hair relaxing, hair styling and shaping, manicuring, cold waving, hair coloring, skin care and facials. Students will also have an understanding of all applicable saftey and sanitation rules and regulations to be in compliance with TDLR along with salon development, salon operations, professional ethics and record keeping.
Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to become licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and to work as a cosmetologist in the State of Texas. Students receive a Certificate of Proficiency upon completion of the curriculum from South Plains College. To qualify for the Certificate of Proficiency, the student must complete a Capstone Experience during the final semester of the program.
In addition to meeting the general admission requirements of South Plains College, students who wish to enter the Cosmetology program must make separate application to the program, must make satisfactory scores on the Cosmetology Entrance Test and must interview with program faculty. Entering students are required to be at least 17 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Once accepted into the Cosmetology program, students are also required to make application with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, pay a $25 registration fee with the TDLR, and provide personal identification. These requirements must be completed before the student may begin class. Program faculty will assist students with the TDLR registration process.
Program advisors on the Levelland Campus are Sarah Thompson: Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Cosmetology; Tracy McCormack: Assistant Professor of Cosmetology; Daphanie Shelby: Instructor in Cosmetology; Kristin Reichelt: Instructor in Cosmetology and Tisha DeLeon: Instructor in Cosmetology. Program advisor at the SPC Plainview Extension Center is Jan Decker: Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Cosmetology.
Certificate of Proficiency