Human Services
  • The Human Services Career Cluster® focuses on preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care services, and consumer services.


  • Cosmetology

    The program of study is offered at

    The Center for Career and Technology Education  

    First Year: Cosmetology 1: HT3J10Y2 concurrent with HT3J20Y2

    Year long course/2.0 credits per semester

    This course is designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care. Students will be prepared to test for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation state exam upon completion of the second year of the program.
     
    Second Year: Cosmetology 2: HT4J10Y2 concurrent with HT4J20Y2
    Year long course/2.0 credits per semester

    This course is designed to provide advanced training for employment in cosmetology careers. It meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation requirements for qualification for the state examination.
     
    Course Requirements
    Students must be 16 years of age or older. Students are responsible for the cost of their uniform, a student permit, and the cosmetology kit. The cost is approximately $300.00. Students must have a Social Security card and a current government photo ID.


  • Cosmetology Manicurist

    This program of study is offered at

    The Center for Career and Technology Education  

    First Year: Cosmetology Manicurist 1: HT3J30Y2 concurrent with HT3J40Y2
    Year long course/2.0 credits per semester

    This course is designed to prepare the student for the Texas Cosmetology Manicurist licensing examination. Course content includes basic manicure and pedicure procedures, hand, arm, and foot massage, the application of all types of artificial nails, and nail art. Students will learn the anatomy of the arms, hands, legs, and feet. Studies also include bacteriology, sanitation, and salon safety.
     
    Second Year: Cosmetology Manicurist 2: HT4J30Y2 concurrent with HT4J40Y2
    Year long course/2.0 credits per semester

    This course is designed to prepare the student to complete all state mandated hours (600) and required skills for the Texas Cosmetology Manicurist licensing examination. This course also addresses bacteriology, sanitation, anatomy of the arms and hands, nail structure, diseases, and disorders. The student will learn professional practices and salon procedures. Students continue to practice all applications learned in the first year.
     
    Course Requirements
    Students must be 16 years of age or older. Students are responsible for the cost of their uniform, a student permit, and the manicurist supply kit. The cost is approximately $300.00. Students must have a Social Security card and a current government photo ID.