2020-2021 Catalog

General Technology - Barbering

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Associate in Applied Science in General Technology

Barbering Career Path

64 Credit Hours

The General Technology major allows students to select course work necessary to become multi-skilled technicians. In addition to completing the college's core curriculum, students also complete course work in at least two technical areas. The following is an example of a career path available. The secondary paths may be substituted for courses in other programs' primary path. Interested students should talk with their advisors.

This career path prepares students for employment as barbers. It emphasizes service skills necessary for salon/shop and spa employment. The program also prepares students to take their licensure exams.


General Education Core Requirements

REQ SSC Select from Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
REQ COM Select from Communication 3
REQ HUM Select from Humanities 3
REQ MAT Select from Mathematics/Natural Sciences 3
REQ GEN Select from General Education 3

Total:   15

Primary Technical Speciality

BAR 101 Barbering Fundamentals 3
BAR 115 Facial Care 3
BAR 120 Shampoo and Conditioners 3
BAR 130 Fundamentals of Hair Cutting 3
BAR 135 Hair and Scalp Care I 3
BAR 235 Hair and Scalp Care II 3
BAR 240 Chemical Processing of Hair 3
BAR 245 Hair Coloring and Lightening 3
BAR 250 Barber Shop Management 3
BAR 255 Barbering Clinical Practice I 4
BAR 256 Barbering Clinical Practice II 6

Total:   37

Secondary Technical Specialty

MGT 101 Principles of Management 3
MGT 120 Small Business Management 3
MGT 210 Employee Selection and Retention 3
MKT 130 Customer Service Principles 3

Total:   12

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.

Registration Requirements

Students must attend a mandatory orientation and possess a SC Board of Barber Examiners student work permit prior to attending courses.