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2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Health & Beauty Management, AAS

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The Health and Beauty Management program will provide students with a comprehensive program to prepare them for professions in the health and beauty fields. By incorporating college level business courses along with the courses required to prepare students to pass the state board exams, this degree will give the students opportunities to progress further within their field and give them the essential skills that will help them be successful as self employed cosmetologists. Iowa Central Community College and La James International Colleges have formed a partnership for the delivery of this program that combines licensure with an associate in applied science degree component.

Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 18 + LaJames transcript and active license
Campus: Fort Dodge and Online
Department: Business
CIP#: 12.04010200

Program of Study

Courses That Will be Taught During the Diploma in Cosmetology at LaJames International College

  • Theory of Applied Art
  • Design Decisions
  • Applied Principles
  • Career Essentials
  • Core Life Sciences
  • Salon Tech/Practicum

Iowa Central Courses Required for Graduation

Total Hours: 18


Program Graduation Requirements: To graduate with an AAS in Health and Beauty Management from Iowa Central Community College a student must complete the following:

  1. Student must have graduated from La James International College with a diploma in either:
    1. Cosmetology, or
    2. Massage Therapy and Esthetics
      A copy of the La James transcript must be sent to Iowa Central Community College
  2. Student must hold a current state license from Iowa or Nebraska in either:
    1. Cosmetology, or
    2. Massage Therapy and Esthetics
      A copy of the state license must be sent to Iowa Central Community College
  3. Student must complete the 18 credits required by Iowa Central Community College

Footnotes for Degree Requirements:

1 Required general education course.

2 Required elective course.

3 Institutional requirement.

4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List  .

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status.

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