Cosmetology I is designed for students interested in becoming licensed cosmetologists. Students learn the science and art of being a professional cosmetologist by investigating the past, analyzing the present and concluding with a total beauty result. Students gain knowledge in the foundations of professional ethics, bacteriology, anatomy/physiology, basic chemistry/electricity, properties of hair and scalp, principles of hair design, shampooing/conditioning, haircutting, hairstyling, facials, manicuring and pedicuring. Instruction is designed to prepare students to meet the qualifications for Cosmetology II (28529). Cosmetology kits are provided for student use, or they may purchase their own (approximate cost $170).