Course Catalog

Barbering - BA12 Diploma

Program Description: The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma and is employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • Both the Day and Night programs begin each Fall and Spring semester on the Valdosta campus.
Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Occupational Courses 48
BARB 1000 Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements 3
BARB 1010 Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology 3
BARB 1022 Haircutting and Shampooing I 3
BARB 1024 Haircutting and Shampooing II 3
BARB 1030 Haircutting/Basic Styling 3
BARB 1040 Shaving 3
BARB 1050 Science: Anatomy and Physiology 3
BARB 1060 Introduction to Color Theory/Color Application 3
BARB 1072 Introduction to Chemical Restructuring of Hair 3
BARB 1074 Advanced Chemical Restructuring of Hair 3
BARB 1082 Advanced Haircutting and Styling I 3
BARB 1084 Advanced Haircutting and Styling II 3
BARB 1090 Structures of Skin, Scalp, Hair, & Facial Treat. 3
BARB 1100 Barber/Styling Practicum and Internship 3
BARB 1110 Shop Management/Ownership 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3

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