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Cosmetology Degree

Associate in Science Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from Compton College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at Compton College. A notation of "Graduation with Honors" is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

Major Requirements:

Completion of a minimum of 41-42 units (1,600 hours) from:

Cosmetology Day Program

Course # Course Name Units
101 Introduction to Cosmetology Procedures 13
110 Intermediate Cosmetology Procedures 8
112 Advanced Cosmetology Procedures 8
114 Advanced Cosmetology and State Board 8
130 or Advanced Cosmetology Applications 8
140 Cosmetology Practicum 8


Cosmetology Evening Program

Course # Course Name Units
104 Introduction to Cosmetology I 6.5
105 Introduction to Cosmetology II 6.5
110 Intermediate Cosmetology 6.5
112 Advanced Cosmetology Procedures 8
114 Advanced Cosmetology and Introductio to State Board Review 8

Descriptions of each course can be found in the class schedule/catalog.


For more information, contact the Celia Valdez 310-900-1600, ext. 2137

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