Barbering Program

Barbering Associate in Applied Science (BAR.AAS)

The Associate in Applied Science of Barbering Degree offers students hands on training in the art, skill, and science used in the barbering business. This includes the design of hair, facial shaving, chemical services for hair, installation of temporary hair pieces, salon operations, and barber license review. The program meets the standards of the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) in total hours, teaching staff, equipment, facilities, libraries, and course content.

Students are required to complete a specific number of hours in the Barber College Salon. Once students have completed all coursework and laboratory hours, they are ready to sit for the licensure examination through the IDFPR. Students must be licensed in order to practice Barbering in Illinois.

The AAS in Barbering will give students the critical thinking skills and educational background to advance in the field of barbering.

General Education Courses Credits
Cluster 1
BAR 103 Salon Operations I 4
BAR 101 Introduction to Barbering 3
BAR 102 Art of Barbering I 3
BAR 114 Barber Styling 3
BAR 112 Art of Barbering II 3
Cluster 2
BAR 113 Salon Operations II 4
BAR 210 Chemical Services I 3
BAR 202 Art of Barbering III 3
BAR 220 Chemical Services II 3
BAR 212 Advanced Barbering I 3
Cluster 3
BAR 203 Salon Operations III 4
Cluster 4
BAR 213 Advanced Salon Operations I 4
BAR 225 Barber Management 3
BAR 223 Advanced Salon Operations II 4
BAR 250 License Review 3
Cluster 5
ENG 101 Composition & Rhetoric 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
BUS 105

MTH 115 or
higher

Business Math
OR
General Education Mathematics
3
Cluster 6
ENG 102

SPE 108

Composition & Research
OR
Oral Communication
3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 65

Barber Technician Certificate (BAR.CERT)

The Barber Technician Certificate offers students hands on training in the art, skill, and science used in the barbering business. This includes the design of hair, facial shaving, chemical services for hair, installation of temporary hair pieces, salon operations, and barber license review. The program meets the standards of the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) in total hours, teaching staff, equipment, facilities, libraries, and course content.

Students are required to complete a specific number of hours in the Barber College Salon. Once students have completed all coursework and laboratory hours, they are ready to sit for the licensure examination through the IDFPR. Students must be licensed in order to practice Barbering in Illinois.

Cluster 1 Credits
BAR 101 Introduction to Barbering 3
BAR 102 Art of Barbering I 3
BAR 103 Salon Operations I 4
Cluster 2
BAR 112 Art of Barbering II 3
BAR 113 Salon Operations II 4
BAR 114 Barber Styling 3
Cluster 3
BAR 202 Art of Barbering III 3
BAR 203 Salon Operations III 4
BAR 210 Chemical Services I 3
Cluster 4
BAR 212 Advanced Barbering I 3
BAR 213 Advanced Salon Operations I 4
BAR 220 Chemical Services II 3
Cluster 5
BAR 223 Advanced Salon Operations II 4
BAR 225 Barber Management 3
BAR 250 License Review 3
Total Credit Hours 50