The mission of the Cosmetology department is to train students to pass the National State Board Exam to become professional cosmetologist. This mission fits into the college’s overall strategic purpose by preparing students for a technical career after obtaining a diploma.

Program Quick Facts

Deborah Tollison, MBA, – ATE – Teacher of the Year – DTC
Danielle Jones
Cosmetology is a big draw to any school and Denmark Technical College is the only Cosmetology school offering room and board or dorms. Some of the State colleges claim they have dorms, but they do not. They have apartment living and the room and board is not part of their financial aid. Cosmetology students always bring a friend or two with them which also helps the other program areas, too.

Learning Opportunities

SLO 1: Select and use the appropriate implements for a specific technique to provide various cosmetology services.
(Introduced and Assessed in COS 101, 110, 114, 116, 206, 208, 210, 212, 220, 222) Mock Practical w/Rubric

SLO 2: Analyze and evaluate the human anatomy and physiology to include hair, scalp, skin, bones, nails, muscles, and skeleton to determine the cosmetology services provided.
(Introduced and Assessed in COS 101, 106, 108, 110, 114, 116, 201, 206, 210, 212, 220, 220) Student Demos, Instructor rated with rubric

SLO 3: Analyze the required SC laws and regulations for a cosmetology business including location and operations.
(Introduced and Assessed in COS 101,114, 201, 206, 208, 210) Quizzes, Pre/Post Test, Final Exams
SLO 3.03b: Explain the requirements for the physical layout of a salon based on the services offered, including equipment and privacy requirements.


Applied Science in Cosmetology

Projected Career Salaries

According to the DOL there will be plenty of jobs for licensed Hairstylist, Skincare Specialist, and Manicurist and Pedicurist. Along with many job openings the salaries are expected to increase at least 8 percent each year and by 2028 should be at $63, 900.

Graduate Placements

In 2014 the Cosmetology Program graduated 12 students and placed ten students. Good
In 2015 the Cosmetology Program graduated 12 students and placed 10 students. Good
In 2016 in the Cosmetology Program graduated seven students and placed one student. Prob-1
In 2017 in the Cosmetology Program graduated seven students and placed two. Good
In 2018 in the Cosmetology Program graduated five students and placed one. Prob-1

Alumni and Student Spotlight

Jalesia Fogle – Honey Bee’s Salon

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