2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate (C55400)

The Manicuring/Nail Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

When Manicuring/Nail Technology students leave the laboratory, they must clock out. To earn hours, students must be physically present in the laboratory.

All applicants for a certificate in Manicuring/Nail Technology must have completed all courses, at least 300 hours (as specified), and live performances and mannequin services. Students must have an overall average GPA of 2.0 or higher to receive the certificate.

Course and Hour Requirements

Required Courses

COS 121Manicure/Nail Technology I

6

COS 222Manicure/Nail Technology II

6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 12