• Human Services
    Human Services

    The Human Services curriculum empowers individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society. The relationship between work and family is the unique focus of Human Services. The department offers courses designed to prepare students for the world of work and life. The semester courses provide in-depth study for life as well as possible careers in child development, food science, and fashion design. Career preparation courses offer work-based training opportunities for students. Tech Prep articulated agreements allow students an opportunity to earn college credit in designated areas with specific post-secondary education institutions. The Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) organization provides extracurricular involvement for students enrolled in Human Services courses. Leadership skills, citizenship, personal growth and community service related opportunities are supported through membership. Competitive events enhance career preparation, curriculum competencies, self-confidence, and the instructional program.

     

     


    Cosmetology I & Intro To Cosmetology
    Grade Placement ..........11

    Credits ...........................4

    Prerequisite ...................None (Application/Approval Required)

    Partnership ....................Sally Beauty Supply Corporation

     
    Cosmetology includes the knowledge and application of the principles and practices of the treatment of the hair, skin, and nails in accordance with licensing requirements. Students will develop the skills required to be competitive in the field of Cosmetology including cutting, coloring, texture services, waxing, and styling. In addition, students will also develop highly needed skills for success: group participation, leadership, appropriate work habits, safety and sanitation procedures, customer service, and communication with workers as well as clientele. Students are expected to complete 500 hours during the school year, so good attendance is essential.
     
    Cosmetology II & Cosmetology Problems & Solutions

    Grade Placement ..........12

    Credits ...........................4 (Certification Enhanced Course)
    Prerequisite ...................Cosmetology I
    Partnership ....................Sally Beauty Supply Corporation
     

    Cosmetology II continues subjects begun in Cosmetology I. After completion of the 1000 hours of laboratory work, students are eligible for the licensure examination. Cosmetology is regulated by the State of Texas, and students

    must successfully pass a written and practical exam in order to receive their Cosmetology License. This course requires extended attendance on designated evenings.


     

     

     



Last Modified on July 21, 2010