2021-2022 College Catalog

Barbering Diploma

Barbering Diploma (Major Code: BA12)

Program Description

The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma and is employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

Career Information

Occupation

Barbers

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 6.8% nationally and 7.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $28,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

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

404-225-4537

jharris@atlantatech.edu

 

Daniel Brown

Barbering Instructor

Academic Building C1110N

404-225-4642

dbrown@atlantatech.edu

 

Sheilah Tate

Barbering Instructor

Academic Building C1110Q

404-225-5066

state@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 4 terms

Credit Hours: 56

Estimated Program Cost: $9,100

Course Outline

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses (51 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

BARB 1000Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements

3

BARB 1010Science: Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology

3

BARB 1022Haircutting and Shampooing I

3

BARB 1024Haircutting and Shampooing II

3

BARB 1030Haircutting/Basic Styling

3

BARB 1040Shaving

3

BARB 1050Science: Anatomy and Physiology

3

BARB 1060Introduction to Color Theory/Color Application

3

BARB 1072Introduction to Chemical Restructuring of Hair

3

BARB 1074Advanced Chemical Restructuring of Hair

3

BARB 1082Advanced Haircutting and Styling I

3

BARB 1084Advanced Haircutting and Styling II

3

BARB 1090Structures of Skin, Scalp, Hair and Facial Treatments

3

BARB 1100Barber/Styling Practicum and Internship

3

BARB 1110Shop Management/Ownership

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

Total Credit Hours: 59

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.