In addition to the core courses of the cosmetology sequence, cosmetology students are required to take one of the following elective courses: 

COSM717 Advanced Makeup: Designed for students interested in make-up artistry and continuing cosmetology program students. Fundamental and advanced skills involved with becoming an entry level make-up artist including high fashion make-up skills, special event make-up, corrective make-up, and editorial make-up.

COSM737 Advanced Natural Haircare and Braiding: Designed for students that have completed or are currently enrolled in the Cosmetology program. Advancement of natural hair care skills as well as discussion of career opportunities in natural hair care. Topics covered include: history of natural hairstyling, disinfection and sanitation, hair types, basic anatomy, and natural hair and braid sculpting techniques

COSM747 Advanced Skin Care and Hair Removal Designed for current and former students of the Esthetics program and State of California licensed estheticians. Focuses on the advancement of esthetics procedures. Topics covered include: chemical and mechanical peels, electrical modalities, body waxing, and speed waxing. Also, introduces medical esthetics and explores career opportunities in that field.

COSM767 Eyelash Enhancements  Designed for students enrolled or graduated from the cosmetology or esthetician program and/or licensed cosmetologists and estheticians. Introductory skills for creating semi-permanent eyelash enhancements. Will include types of eyelash extensions, eyelash perms, eyelash tinting, and techniques for application, client services, and career exploration.