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Cosmetology Degree

Associate in Science Degree
To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College Compton Educational Center, 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 El Camino College Compton Educational Center. 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 37-46.5 units (1,600 hours) from:

Day Program:

Cosmetology 1 Introduction to Cosmetology Procedures

(16 units)

Cosmetology 2abcd*
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
*minimum of two semesters
Advanced Cosmetology Procedures

 (8 units)

Cosmetology 3 Advanced Cosmetology Applications

 (5 units)

Evening Program:

Cosmetology 10 Introduction to Cosmetology I             

 (8.5 units)

Cosmetology 11 Introduction to Cosmetology II

 (8.5 units)

Cosmetology 12 Intermediate Cosmetology

 (8.5 units)

Cosmetology 13 Advanced Cosmetology I

 (8.5 units)

Cosmetology 14abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Advanced Cosmetology II

 (8.5 units)

Cosmetology 16abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Cosmetology 16abcd

 (4 units)

Total Units: 37-46.5

Some courses may have to be taken at the Torrance campus.
Description of courses can be found in the class schedule/catalog.
For more information, contact the Alicia Zambrano (310) 900-1600 x 2779.
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