Barbering

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

BAR 110 : Orientation to Barbering

This course provides an orientation to professional barber styling. Topics include professional image, basic fundamentals, and the history of barber-styling. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify the core concepts of the profession.

Credits

3

BAR 111 : Introduction to Barbering Lab

This course provides practical application of barber-styling fundamentals. Emphasis is placed on safety, infection control, the use and care of implements, treatment of hair, and razor shaving. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate proper infection control, hair care, and use of implements.

Credits

3

BAR 112 : Bacteriology and Sanitation

This course introduces the student to the basic science of barber-styling. Topics include anatomy/physiology, disorders and treatments of the skin, scalp, and hair, and theory of facial and scalp massage. Upon completion, the student should be familiar with the anatomical structures, as well as disorders and treatments of the skin, scalp, and hair.

Credits

3

BAR 113 : Fundamentals of Barbering

This course provides practical application of barber fundamentals learned in earlier courses. Emphasis is placed on safety, facial massage, treatment of hair and scalp proper use and care of implements, shampooing and haircutting, and razor shaving. Upon completion, the student should be able to perform fundamental barbering techniques with limited supervision.

Credits

3

BAR 114 : Barber-styling Lab

This course provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate skills in hair care, hair cutting, and facial massage. Emphasis is placed on safety and infection control.

Credits

3

BAR 115 : Cutting and Styling Techniques

This course provides practical experience in basic scissor and clipper haircutting. Upon completion, the student will be able to cut and style a client’s hair, demonstrating correct scissor and clipper cutting and styling techniques.

Credits

3

BAR 120 : Properties of Chemistry

This course provides the student with a basic knowledge of chemicals used in barber-styling. Topics include the changes produced in the hair and skin through exposure to chemicals, electricity, and special light spectrums. Upon completion, the student should understand the proper use of implements and chemicals to treat hair and skin.

Credits

3

BAR 130 : Marketing and Business Management

This course provides the student with marketing and management skills that are essential for successful salon management. Topics include first aid, job search, bookkeeping, selling techniques, shop floor plans, shop location, and legal regulations. Upon completion, the student should be aware of marketing and business management requirements for a successful salon.

Credits

3

BAR 181 : Special Topics in Barbering

These courses provide specialized instruction in variousareas related to the barbering industry. Emphasis is placed on meeting student’s needs.

Credits

1

BAR 187 : Special Topics in Barbering

This course provides specialized instruction in various areas related to the barbering profession. Student learning outcomes are developed to support specific student needs.

Credits

3