Academic Program Proposal

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Columbia College
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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)Cosmetology & Dental Lab Tecnology4/4/2019Authorized9/23/2019
Cosmetology & Dental Lab Tecnology Program Description
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Cosmetology: The program A.A.S. in Cosmetology has a strong focus on developing advanced techniques, hands-on experience, and self-confidence along with fundamental principles and theory. The main goal is to cultivate students to become skilled professionals such as hair stylists, makeup artists, salon managers, or salon business owners. <br> <br>Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Dental Lab Technology: Dental laboratory technicians are valuable members of the dental health care team. This 99-credit program consists of basic morphology to advanced hands-on skills and techniques in designing and constructing dental replacements such as crowns, bridges, ceramics, and denture appliances. Students also acquire skills (modeling, wax-up, build-up, creative design, fitting and finishing) that are essential in dentistry. <br>