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Cosmetology: Home


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This guide is intended to help you research topics related to cosmetology,a subject with a wide variety of library resources.  

Use the blue tabs at the top to navigate to the specific type of resource that you need. 

Programs at SCTC

Click the following links to learn more about the cosmetology programs at SCTC.

Cosmetology (diploma)The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology.

Nail Technician (Certificate) sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of nail technician. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, nail diseases and disorders, skin and nail care, and work ethics.

Shampoo Technician (Certificate)- technical certificate of credit introduces courses that prepare students for careers in the field of cosmetology as shampoo technicians.The program emphasizes specialized training for many topics including safety, sanitation, state laws, structure of the hair, basic shampooing techniques, reception sales, management, employability skills, and work ethics.


Best Resources

ABI/INFORM Complete is a comprehensive business database containing thousands of journals.

Business Source Complete. Aside from the ability to search and browse for articles in over 4000 business journals, the Business Searching Interface allows for easy browsing of supplementary content such as, company profiles, country reports, industry profiles, market research reports, SWOT analyses, and author profiles

Proquest Central -  brings together 30 highly used ProQuest databases to create the largest single academic research resource.

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