Published, May 2022Primary CareerCluster:Course Contact:Course Code(s):Prerequisite(s):Credit:Grade Level:Focus Elective GraduationRequirements:POS Concentrator:Programs of Study andSequence:Aligned StudentOrganization(s):Coordinating WorkBased Learning:Promoted TennesseeStudent IndustryCredentials:TeacherEndorsement(s):Required TeacherCertifications/Training:Teacher Resources:Human [email protected] I (C19H12), Cosmetology II (C19H14), and Cosmetology III(C19H13)1 credit for theoretical standards. 2 credits for all 24 standards(theoretical and practical).11-12This course satisfies one of three credits required for an elective focuswhen taken in conjunction with other Human Services courses.This course satisfies one out of two required courses to meet the PerkinsV concentrator definition, when taken in sequence in the approvedprogram of study.This is the fourth and final course in the program Cosmetology programof study.SkillsUSA: http://tnskillsusa.comTeachers are encouraged to use embedded WBL activities such asinformational interviewing, job shadowing, and career mentoring. Forinformation, visit ducation/work-based-learning.html.Credentials are aligned with postsecondary and employmentopportunities and with the competencies and skills that students acquirethrough their selected program of study. For a listing of promotedstudent industry credentials, visit ducation/student-industry-certification.html561 and 781Tennessee Cosmetologist License and Tennessee CosmetologyInstructor services.htmlBest for All Central: https://bestforall.tnedu.govApproved January 2017; Amended Jan., 2018: Nov. 2021

Course-at-a-GlanceCTE courses provide students with an opportunity to develop specific academic, technical, and 21 stcentury skills necessary to be successful in career and in life. In pursuit of ensuring every student inTennessee achieves this level of success, we begin with rigorous course standards which feed intointentionally designed programs of study.Students engage in industry relevant content through general education integration andexperiences such as career & technical student organizations (CTSO) and work-based learning (WBL).Through these experiences, students are immersed with industry standard content and technology,solve industry-based problems, meaningfully interact with industry professionals, and use/produceindustry specific, informational texts.Using a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) in Your ClassroomCTSOs are a great resource to put classroom learning into real-life experiences for your studentsthrough classroom, regional, state, and national competitions, and leadership opportunities. Beloware CTSO connections for this course, note this is not an exhaustive list. Participate in CTSO Fall Leadership Conference to engage with peers by demonstratinglogical thought processes and developing industry specific skills that involve teamwork andproject management Participate in contests that highlight job skill demonstration; interviewing skills; communityservice activities, extemporaneous speaking, and job interview Participate in leadership activities such as Student2Student Mentoring, National Week ofService, Officer Training, and Community Action ProjectFor more ideas and information, visit Tennessee SkillsUSA at http://www.skillsusatn.orgUsing a Work-based Learning (WBL) in Your ClassroomSustained and coordinated activities that relate to the course content are the key to successful workbased learning. Possible activities for this course include the following. This is not an exhaustive list. Students will demonstrate all work-based learning activities through their work in theschool’s onsite salon or lab.May 2022 Page 2

Course DescriptionCosmetology IV is the capstone course in the Cosmetology program of study intended to preparestudents for careers in cosmetology by developing an understanding and practical skills in efficientand safe work practices, career and business analysis, advanced hair techniques and chemicalservices, and state board theoretical and practical application. Proficient students will have appliedthe full range of knowledge and skills acquired in this program of study toward experiences inpractical applications of cosmetology practices as approved by the instructor. Laboratory facilitiesand experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry. Upon completion andacquisition of 1500 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee Board of CosmetologyExamination to attain a Tennessee Cosmetology License. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in aportfolio, which will continue throughout the full sequence of courses.Recommended CreditIf offering Cosmetology III for 1 credit, follow Option A (theoretical standards). If the offering thecourse for 2 credits, follow Option B (theoretical and practical standards). If all standards in thecourse are covered, the course is recommended for two credits.1 Credit – Option AContentCareer ExplorationSafety, Sanitation, & EfficientWork PracticesAdvanced Properties andProcedures for HairAdvanced Techniques inChemical ServicesState Board Theoretical &Practical ApplicationCosmetology Career andBusiness AnalysisStandards1.1,, 4.4,4.75.2,, 8.2,2 Credits – Option BCreditCareer ExplorationSafety, Sanitation, &Efficient Work PracticesAdvanced Procedures forNailsAdvanced Properties andProcedures for HairAdvanced Techniques inChemical ServicesAdvanced Techniques inSkin CareState Board Theoretical &Practical ApplicationCosmetology Career andBusiness AnalysisStandards1.1, 1.22.1, 2.23.1,4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5,4.6, 4.75.1, 5.2,, 7.2,8.1, 8.2,Course Standards1. Career exploration1.1 Graduation Plan: Select a cosmetology pathway such as cosmetologist. Other examplesmay include: natural hair stylist, manicurist, or esthetician, and develop a personalgraduation plan that includes steps to transition into postsecondary, salon, othercosmetology service. Explain the steps it will take to prepare for and pass certification tobecome licensed in the cosmetology field.May 2022 Page 3

1.2 Professional Resume: Discuss what is typically included in the resumes of professionals.Compare and contrast several examples and create a personal resume modeled afterelements identified in the search. Research potential employers, write a cover letter forthe specific career focus that is the best match for your skills for success, and organize yourportfolio for employment. Practice the interview process using the employment portfolio.2. Safety, Sanitation, and Efficient Work Practices2.1 Personal, Client, and Salon Safety: Use Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) guidelines, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines, and state and nationalcode requirements to identify risks of illness, communicable diseases, and injuries in thesalon. Identify practices for safe working conditions giving rationale for each. Completean instructor made safety test with 100% accuracy and demonstrate proficiency on the preexam set up and disinfection portion of the state board exam.2.2 Posture and Body Mechanics: Demonstrate appropriate cosmetology posture and bodypositions while completing advanced haircutting and hairstyling techniques using theelements and principles of design.3. Advanced Procedures for Nails3.1 Advanced Nail Techniques: Demonstrate proficiency in advanced nail techniques suchas nail art, gel enhancements, and sculptured nails:a. Observe and identify skin and nail diseases and disorders prior to nail services andrefer client to doctor or use appropriate techniques.b. Use proper disinfection techniques and infection control practices throughout theperformance of nail care services using the appropriate EPA mandatedand registered products.c. Demonstrate and explain problem solving techniques in nail art & extension designwork.4. Advanced Properties and Procedures for Hair4.1 Advanced Hair Techniques: Demonstrate proficiency in advanced hair techniques suchas haircutting, chemical services, and natural hair styling.4.2 Hair and Scalp Diseases: Observe and identify hair and scalp diseases and/or disordersfollowing safety and sanitation procedures. Refer clients to doctors and/or userecommended techniques when appropriate.4.3 Proper Disinfection: Use proper disinfection techniques and infection controlpractices throughout the performance of hair careservices using the appropriate EPA mandated and registered products.May 2022 Page 4

4.4 Problem Solving: Demonstrate and explain problem solving techniques in advanced hairdesign and shaping.4.5 Hair Removal: Employ safe and sanitary hair removal procedures.4.6 Texturizing: Exhibit and explain the difference in texturizing techniques.4.7 Braiding and Extensions: Demonstrate different braiding and braiding extensiontechniques, materials in extensions, and implements used in braiding.a. Analyze the correlation between braiding techniques and a client’s hair type andtexture, scalp condition, curl configuration, scalp abrasions, and hair thinning orbalding.b. Classify textured sets and styles used in braiding natural curly hair.c. Demonstrate understanding of all braiding and braiding extension techniques.d. Demonstrate and explain problem solving techniques in extension design work.5. Advanced Techniques in Chemical Services5.1 Consultation, Hair Analysis, and Chemical Service: Perform an effective consultation, hairanalysis, and chemical texture service for a client. Evaluate positive and negativeoutcomes of the consultation, analysis, and chemical texture service. Analyze conceptsrelated to chemical textures services to demonstrate the following while adhering to alldirections and safety procedures:a. Perm techniquesb. Hair relaxing techniquesc. Curl re-forming (soft curl permanents)5.2 Hair Coloring Techniques: Evaluate concepts related to advanced haircoloring techniquesand demonstrate proper procedures while adhering to all directions and safetyprocedures.5.3 Special Challenges in Hair Color and Corrective Solutions: Investigate and apply problemsolving techniques for special challenges in specific hair colors and corrective solutions.Discuss effective color correction, gray hair, damaged hair, red hair color, brunettes,blondes, and other special conditions.6. Advanced Techniques in Skin Care6.1 Skin Care Techniques: Demonstrate proficiency in advanced skin care techniques suchas facials, manipulations, and make up application. Observe and identify skin and facialdiseases and/or disorders following safety and sanitation procedures. Refer clients todoctors and/or use recommended techniques when appropriate.May 2022 Page 5

7. State Board Theoretical and Practical Application7.1 State Board Theory Exam: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the followingTennessee Board of Cosmetology Theoretical topics to prepare for the theory portion ofthe Tennessee Board of Cosmetology exam:a. Sanitation, disinfection, and safetyb. Shampooing and conditioning hairc. Haircutting and hair stylingd. Braids and braid extensionse. Chemical texture servicesf. Haircoloringg. Skin careh. Nail carei. Licensing7.2 State Board Practical Exam: Practice and perform the skills and procedures listed in thecurrent Tennessee Cosmetology Practical Exam Candidate Information Bulletin,adhering to the state mandated time. Include the skills and procedures in the followingareas:a. Safety and Sanitationb. Tip and Acrylic Nail Applicationc. Facial Serviced. Waxing Servicee. Haircut Servicef. Blow Drying and Thermal Curling Serviceg. Permanent Waving Serviceh. Chemical Servicei. High Lift Application Using Foilsj. No Base Virgin Relaxerk. Complete Virgin Relaxer Applicationl. Relaxer Retouchm. Single Process Colorn. End of exam with disinfection8. Cosmetology Career and Business Analysis8.1 State Laws and Licensing: Research and summarize all state laws and licensing proceduresin the cosmetology field, including but not limited to the cosmetologist license, specialistlicenses, salon license, instructor license, and cosmetology school license.8.2 Cosmetology Business and Services: Work in a team to identify local area businesses andother entities that provide cosmetology services. Conduct phone or face-to-face interviewswith a business to find out the specific services offered, fee structure, location(s) and hours,contact information and other information people seeking such services might require. As aclass, compile a referral guide to cosmetology services in your area. Cosmetology servicesMay 2022 Page 6

might include but are not limited to:a. Haircuttingb. Coloringc. Hair Stylingd. Manicures & Pedicurese. Shampoo and Conditioningf. Chemical Texture Servicesg. Waxingh. Applying makeup or eyelashesThe following artifacts may reside in the student’s portfolio: State Law and Licensing Informational Artifact Graduation Plan Cover Letter, Resume, and Updated Professional Portfolio Safety Exam Revised Career Pathway Plan Revised Personal Design & Business Philosophy Mock ExamStandards Alignment Notes*References to other standards include: P21: Partnership for 21st Century Skills Framework for 21st Century Learningo Note: While not all standards are specifically aligned, teachers will find theframework helpful for setting expectations for student behavior in their classroomand practicing specific career readiness skills.May 2022 Page 7

8. Cosmetology Career and Business Analysis 8.1 State Laws and Licensing: Research and summarize all state laws and licensing procedures in the cosmetology field, including but not limited to the cosmetologist license, specialist licenses, salon license, instructor license, and cosmetology school license.