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BAR 105 - Principles of Barbering 5

Credits: 6
3 Lecture Hours 6 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: BAR 103 , BAR 104 , BAR 113C  
Co-requisites: BAR 114C  

This course prepares the student for the barbering career including topics such as barber shop management, job search skills and State Board licensing laws.  Students learn about the functions of a barber shop owner or manager and the different types of business ownership.  Topics include developing a business plan, advertising, designing floor plans, creating services and discussing retail sales techniques.  Students review goal setting and discuss the different industry positions available for barbers.  Resumes and portfolios are created.  Preparation for State Board Examinations and State Barber Board Rules and Regulations are examined. 
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe the barber licensure requirements of the PA State Board of Barber Examiners.
  2. Define current industry trends and forms of business ownership.
  3. Demonstrate effective interviewing skills.
  4. Develop a business plan.
  5. Create advertisements, floor plans and services.
  6. Demonstrate retail sales techniques.
  7. Prepare a portfolio.
Listed Topics
  1. Preparing for State Board exams
  2. Shaving
  3. Haircutting
  4. Facial massage
  5. Hair sectioning
  6. Hair coloring
  7. Hair texturizing
  8. Rules and regulations
  9. Industry trends
  10. Preparing for employment
  11. The employment interview
  12. Self-employment
  13. Operating a successful barbershop
  14. Selling in the barbershop
Reference Materials
Internet and textbooks
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Communication
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 09/27/2019

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