2016-17 Catalog

Cosmetology Teacher



This program is designed for the individual who is already a licensed cosmetologist in Illinois and who has two or more years of employment experience within the past five years. The program is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Persons who satisfactorily complete this curriculum must take a state required exam to become a licensed cosmetology teacher as stipulated by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Admission to the Program: Limited

Admission to the Program:  Limited

First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for general admission to the College and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Complete an application for admission to the Cosmetology Teacher program.
  3. Complete the placement exam, COMPASS. Students must meet or exceed minimum established scores on COMPASS to qualify for admission.
  4. Provide documentation of Illinois Cosmetology license and required employment experience.
  5. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

Department of Career, Technical & Health Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.341.5254

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.


Program Curriculum

COS.201Student Teaching Fundamentals6
COS.203Business Procedures2.5
COS.204Educational Psychology - Cos Teachers3
COS.205Teaching Methods-Cos Teacher5
Total Program Requirement19.5

NOTE: Students enrolled in the Cosmetology Teacher program must complete all COS courses with a grade of "C" or better in order to register for subsequent courses.

Kirchgessner, Barbara K
instructor, cosmetology
coordinator of cosmetology

Ulm, Donald D
instructor, cosmetology

Higgins, Diana D
associate dean, career technical health education