Entrance Requirements

  • Students must have a high school diploma or GED« before entering the Cosmetology program. Exception: Running Start students may enroll in Cosmetology as long as all other requirements are met.
  • Completion of the placement tests offered by WWCC's Testing Center.
  • Mathematics competence: eligible to enter BUS 112.
  • Reading skills: college level reading.
  • Writing: eligible for WRITE 100.
  • Students shall contact one of the Cosmetology instructors regarding appropriate program placement to determine specific quarter start in the program.
  • Students may enter the program fall, winter, or spring quarter, depending on space availability.
Physical Requirements:
  • Normal visual acuity (with or without correction).
  • Physical dexterity, i.e. to grasp small objects and perform hand, finger manipulations.
  • Must be able to work for extended periods of time with arms at shoulder level.
  • Must be able to work for extended periods of time standing.
  • Students are advised to consult their physicians as to possible health problems (i.e., allergies, asthma, dermatitis, etc.) before enrolling.