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The Alternative Hair Design Course is specified to a concentration in natural hair styling and care. Students are instructed in the areas of braiding, twisting, locking, hair structure, care, styling, haircoloring and product knowledge. Students are also instructed in business management techniques and effective human relation skills to promote successful entry into the job market.

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Career Opportunities
A alternative hair design license can prepare you for many opportunities in the beauty industry:

  • Hair Designer
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon/Spa Owner
  • Photo Stylist
  • Platform Artist
  • Cruise Line Stylist
  • Educator
  • Research Specialist
  • Industry Writer
  • Sales Executive
  • Cosmetic Buyer
  • Advertising/Promoter
  • Product Analyst
  • State Board Inspector
  • Hair Color Specialist


Course Outline
The following are the required areas of study mandated by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology that must be included in the curriculum. Stevenson Academy supplements these areas to provide students with a well rounded contemporary education.

Ancient Origins of Braiding
Traditional Multi-Cultural Braid Styles
The Multi-Cultural American Hair Experiences
Types of Bacteria
Growth and Reproduction of Bacteria
Prevention of Infection and Infection Control
Use of Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Detergents
Client Consultation
Hair Types and Hair Structures
Scalp Disease and Disorders
Shampoos, Conditioners, Herbal Treatments and Rinses for Synthetic Hair Only
Braiding and Sculpting
Louisiana Cosmetology Act and Rules and Regulations


CLASSIFICATION INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM (CIP) CODE
CIP Code: 12.0401

TUITION & FEES-ALTERNATIVE HAIR DESIGN 1000 Clock Hours
Tuition
Registration
Books/Equipment
Total Cost of Attendance
$11,000.00
$175.00
$550.00
$11,725.00


PROGRAM LENGTH
The program is 1000 clock hours. Intended time to complete a cosmetology program are as follows:
Full Time: 8 Months/32 Weeks Part Time: Not Offered


EMPLOYMENT
OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION NETWORK O*Net is the nation's primary source for occupational information and a tool to search potential career options and obtain valuable information about numerous occupations. You may visit O*Net at http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/ and enter the CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) code listed above under "education" for more information related to the program.

STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATIONS
A Standard Occupational Classification or SOC code is a number that represents an occupational classification which links a particular area of study or educational program to a list of occupations. The following SOC codes are related to cosmetology:

39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
Milady Standard Natural Hair Care & Braiding CB
Milady Standard Natural Hair Care & Braiding WB
Salon Fundamentals Cosmetology CB
Salon Fundamentals Cosmetology SSG
Salon Fundamentals Cosmetology LEP
ISBN# 9781133693680
ISBN# 9781133765653
ISBN# 0-615-11288-9
ISBN# 0-9701177-0-1
ISBN# 0–9724338–1–3
$40.95
$25.95
$73.00
$59.75
$54.30


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