2020-2021 College Catalog

Barbering for Cosmetologists TCC

Barbering for Cosmetologists TCC (Major Code: BF21)

Program Description

The Barbering for Cosmetologist Technical Certificate allows the student who holds a current Master Cosmetology license to receive additional training that will qualify the student to take the examination for Barbering.

Licensing Board: Georgia State Board of Barbering, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217, 478.207.1430

Career Information


Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 7.3% nationally and -1.8% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $25,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

College Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

Must hold a current Cosmetology license issued by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.

Blood and Airborne Pathogens

Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens.

These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Program Contact Information

James Harris

Chairperson, Barbering

Academic Building C110C




Daniel Brown

Barbering Instructor

Academic Building C1110N




Sheilah Tate

Barbering Instructor

Academic Building C1110Q



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms

Credit Hours: 21

Estimated Program Cost: $4,170

Course Outline

Occupational Courses (21 Credits)

BARB 1000Intro to Barber/Styling


BARB 1010Sterilization


BARB 1022Haircutting and Shampooing I


BARB 1024Haircutting and Shampooing II


BARB 1030Haircutting/Basic Styling


BARB 1040Shaving


BARB 1100Barbering/Styling Practicum


Total Credit Hours: 21


Program Outcomes

1. Program graduate will be able to put into practice state rules and regulations, barbering professionalism, and management skills.
2. Program graduate will be able to perform barbering services with a focus on client/customer satisfaction.
3. Program graduate will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and the proper use of skills in hair cutting, styling, and chemical processes utilized in the barbering profession.