Salon and Spa Management

Available: Shoals Campus
Advisors: C. Bankston (5265) bankstonc@nwscc.edu
M. Grissom (5420) melinda.grissom@nwscc.edu

A degree program that prepares cosmetologists, hairstylists, and other personal grooming specialists to manage beauty parlors, shops, and full-service or specialized salon and to prepare for licensure as professional salon and spa owners operator. Includes instruction in cosmetic services marketing and retailing; advertising and promotion; salon management, the cosmetic and salon supply industries, hiring, supervision, and labor relations; applicable business and professional laws and regulations, professional standards and image; and customer service.

Students are provided a complete review of all procedures and practical skills pertaining to their training in the program. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the theory and practical skills necessary to complete successfully the required NIC (National Interstate Council) testing, Alabama Board of Barbering and Cosmetology examination.

All entering students under the AAS degree must complete all required classes before they can take Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering License Exam. Students cannot drop from an AAS Salon and Spa Degree to the Career Certificate.

Entering students are required to complete ORI 107. Transfer students are exempt from this requirement.

Area I: Written Composition

Keyboarding skills are essential to the successful completion of ENG 101. 

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Area III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
7

Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Science

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Title
Credits
COS Area IV Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3
Total credits:
67

Overview

Program

Type

Associate in Applied Science