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Tuition: $8,624.00 / Make-up kits & materials: $2,385.00 / Lab Fee: $600.00 / STRF Assessment: $6.00 
Total (including $100 application fee): $11,715.00
 
This program combines Beauty 101, Beauty 201, and Beauty 301, to give students a solid foundation in the skills required to work as a fashion make-up artist with hairstyling expertise. Techniques are demonstrated through live, interactive presentations. Students are then asked to practice their skills with the guidance of the course instructor. This program is reviewed semiannually by our Program Advisory Committee to ensure that the techniques and materials being covered are representative of the industry. Fields requiring make-up artists with this type of training include, but are not limited to: entertainment, theatrical, retail, bridal, society, salon/spa, fashion, and special events. Additionally, this program can be taken by individuals in related fields who are seeking professional enhancement in their chosen area of employment.
 
This program consists of the following courses:
 
BEAUTY 101: FUNDAMENTALS OF BEAUTY MAKE-UP 
210 clock hours 
 
Mastering the art of beauty make-up is an essential skill for any make-up artist, no matter what medium or industry he or she chooses. This course is designed to emphasize the skills and attention to detail required for beauty make-up application for film, high-definition television, print photography, advertising, and retail cosmetics. Students will learn facial contouring using highlights and shadows, correction and concealing techniques, base matching, eye and lip treatments, airbrush techniques, and the proper use of powder and cheek color. As part of this course, students will be required to complete projects that range from natural make-up to avant-garde looks.
 
BEAUTY 201: STUDIO HAIRSTYLING FOR THE MAKE-UP ARTIST
105 clock hours 
 
This course concentrates on the basic fundamentals of hairstyling, from simple blow-drying techniques to creating elaborate, period-inspired hairstyles. Students will learn to create modern styles, as well as edgy and creative hair designs, using hot tools and roller sets. This course incorporates daily projects and skill-building sessions, to encourage learning by practice. As part of this course, students are required to complete hair and make-up projects, which relate to on-the-job experience.
 
BEAUTY 301: BEAUTY LAB
77 clock hours
 
This course prepares students for work in their selected fields of study through a series of challenging, real-world projects. Students will be required to complete make-up and hairstyle setups on professional models for a series of photo shoots, which are designed to simulate actual working environments. Each setup will be captured digitally by a professional photographer, for the student to use in his or her portfolio. In addition to photo shoots, students will learn how to start and manage their freelance careers.
 
This program meets Monday through Friday and consists of 392 clock hours. Day sessions are 12 weeks long, and are between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
Maximum class size: 22 students 
 
Jan. 7 –Apr.2 
Jan. 29 – Apr. 24 
Feb. 20 – May 15 
Mar. 13 – June 6 
Apr. 3 – June 27
Apr. 25 – July 22 
May 16 – Aug. 12 
June 7 – Sep. 3 
June 28 – Sep. 24 
July 23 – Oct. 15
Aug. 13 – Nov. 6 
Sep. 4 – Nov. 27 
Sep. 25 – Dec. 20 
Oct. 16-Jan. 27, 2014 
Nov. 7-Feb. 18, 2014 
Dec. 2-Mar. 11, 2014
 

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