Salon and Spa Management (SAS)

Hamilton & Sumiton Campuses

The Salon and Spa Management program prepares cosmetologists, hairstylists, and other personal grooming specialists to manage beauty parlors, shops, and full-service or specialized salons and prepares for licensure as professional salon owners and operators. Includes instruction in cosmetic services marketing and retailing; advertising and promotion; salon management; the cosmetic and salon supply industries; hiring, supervision, and labor relations; applicable business and professional laws and regulations; professional standards and image; and customer service.

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

COS 133 : Salon Management Technology

This course is designed to develop entry-level management skills for the beauty industry. Topics include job-seeking, leader and entrepreneurship development, business principles, business laws, insurance, marketing, and technology issues in the workplace. Upon completion, the student should be able to list job-seeking and management skills and the technology that is available for use in the salon.

credits

3

COS 150 : Manicuring

This course focuses on the theory and practice of nail care. Topics include nail structure, nail disorders and diseases, manicuring, pedicuring, nail wrapping, sculpted nails and acrylic overlays.

credits

3

COS 151 : Nail Care

This course focuses on all aspects of nail care. Topics include salon conduct, professional ethics, sanitation, nail structure, manicuring, pedicuring, nail disorders, and anatomy and physiology of the arm and hand. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate professional conduct, recognize nail disorders and diseases, and identify the procedures for sanitation and nail care.

credits

3

SAL 133 : SALON MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

This course is designed to develop entry-level management skills for the beauty industry. Topics include job-seeking, leader and entrepreneurship development, business principles, business laws, insurance, marketing, and technology issues in the workplace. Upon completion, the student should be able to list job-seeking and management skills and the technology that is available for use in the salon.

credits

3

SAL 201 : ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR SALON AND SPA MANAGEMENT

This course covers the important issues and critical steps involved in starting a new business from scratch. Topics covered include developing a business plan, creating a successful marketing strategy, setting up the legal basis for business, raising start-up funds, attracting and managing human resources, managing costs, and developing a customer base.

credits

3