2013-14 Unit Plan
Cosmetology

Mission Statement

Cosmetology (COS 100, 110 & 102): 
1. To provide quality education for students in the area of Cosmetology and prepare them for successful completion of the California State Board Exam to become a state licensed Cosmetologist.  
2. To assist students in developing the human relations, customer service skills and professional attitudes (Soft skills) vital to success in the beauty industry.

Manicuring (COS 108):
1. To provide quality education for students in the area of Cosmetology and prepare them for successful completion of the California State Board Exam to become a state licensed Manicurist. 
2. To assist students in developing the human relations, customer service skills and professional attitudes (Soft skills) vital to success in the beauty industry.

Esthetician (COS 109):
1. To provide quality education for students in the area of Cosmetology and prepare them for successful completion of the California State Board Exam to become a state licensed Esthetician.  
2. To assist students in developing the human relations, customer service skills and professional attitudes (Soft skills) vital to success in the beauty industry.

Program Description

This Instructional Service Agreement with the Chico Beauty College holds a 30 year history with Butte College.  The program generates 351 FTES annually. Students choose Manicuring (400 hours), Esthetics (600 hours), or the complete Cosmetology program (1600 hours).  Chico Beauty College maintains one facility with eight classrooms, thirteen instructors, and serves 80 students daily.

Future Development Strategy

Strategy 1

The implementation of the pre and post assessment of student preparedness for the written and practical examinations will be tracked and anlyzed to identify success trends and necessary modifications for instruction. 

Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale
    Effective, October 2011 the Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Barbering and Cosmetology California examination adminstered by National Interstate Cosmetology (NIC) was significantly revised when the state adopted new policies for examination leading to licensing.  Effective in October 2011, the student demonstrating skill competencies during the examination using live models was replaced with maniquins.   The course of the instruction and preparedness of the student was the first examination process change in 30 years. 

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 2

    A partnership with the Alliance for Workforce Development has been established to provide students with an opportunity for financial and job placement support. 

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    The Cosmetology program consistently achieves on average a 95% California board examination passing rate.  The funding and individual career support is an effort to improve job placement and eliminate barriers of student success in the industry of Cosmetology.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Resolving health, life, and safety issues
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 3

    Design and develop a process map and new standard of scheduling and tracking of the COS courses.  

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    Adapt to the change in curriculum from COS 100 to COS 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107 for implementation in Spring 2014.  The change brings opportunity to streamline business practices and increase the awareness of a students progress in the program.        

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Establishing new initiatives that support the Strategic Direction
  • Strategy 4

    Analyze completer and leaver survey data and collect input from the CTE Cosmetology advisory board to increase job placement, determine the needs of employers and assist licensed graduates with job placement.  

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    To measure and validate the need for the Cosmtology program and graduates needed for the Cosmetology Industry.   The Instructional Service Agreement with Chico Beauty College and Butte College offers an affortable education leading to California licensing and credit to achieve an AS degree.  The cost of $1,750 to attend the quality program offered at Butte College is $22,000 less than programs available in the private industry.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Establishing new initiatives that support the Strategic Direction
  • Strategy 5

    Hire a new Butte College part time instructor to bring Butte College leadership on site to support SLO development, deliver classes, and provide consistent assistance with admissions, records and financial aid on site at the Chico Beauty College.  

    Initiatives
  • Focusing on student success

  • Supporting Rationale
    The off site programs supports on average 75 students per six week term.  An on site resource will elmiinate false information, decrease issuses and assist with barriers the students face as an off campus student.  The Cosmetology program requires student attendance Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.  The program rigour limits the students ability to travel to main campus on Monday's to attend to their registration and financial aid needs.

    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 6

    Maintain classroom environment to meet industry compliance standards and model professionalism of the industry. 

    Initiatives
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    The Chico Beauty College has requested assistance from Butte College to support and maintain classroom facilities.  The validation team with program review and requests from students and the community have expressed interested for Butte College to bring Butte College leadership on site and demonstrate a commitment to the professionalism of the facility. 

    Supporting Rationale Alignment

    Required Resources

    Add a part time instructor and support upgrades to the facility. 

    Current Revenue Stream

    Augmentation Requests

    Original Priority Funded Program, Unit, Area Resource Type Description Account Number Object Code One-Time Augment Ongoing Augment Supporting Rationale
    1 Yes COS, Contract Education Personnel Part Time Faculty 11.000.522.2.3000700 1330 $18,900.00 $0.00 Pressing need for full time leadership in the program. An additional part time faculty member on stie will assist the current part time faculty member with SLO and student support at the cost of $18,700 per year is needed. Staff, Students and parents have documented requests for a full time Butte College faculty on site to provide professional leadership to suppor Ron Morrison's efforts for when Ron Morrison is off attending professional development conferences and other related business associated with owning the Chico Beauty College.
    2 Yes COS, Contract Education Operating Expenses Floor replacement, Painting and Instructor Salary Increase 11.000.522.2.3000700 5100 $27,000.00 $0.00 The Chico Beauty College is contracted and responsible for the personnel salary expense and facilities maintenance. The hourly rate increase of $.15 or $27,000 based on 180,000 hours has been requested to make these changes since 2010. Without the increase a student fees increase may be necessary to maintain increase operating expenses.
    Total(s) $45,900.00 $0.00