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Career Course Descriptons

COV / Cosmetology Orientation

Career Hours: 3
COV 1123 - Cosmetology Orientation. This course will cover the history, career opportunity, life skills, professional image, Mississippi Cosmetology laws, rules and regulations and communicating for success in the cosmetology industry. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Two hours lecture. Three hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Science I

Career Hours: 5
COV 1245 - Cosmetology Science I. This course consists of the study of bacteriology, sterilization, and sanitation. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Three hours lecture. Six hours laboratory. Five hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Science II

Career Hours: 5
COV 1255 - Cosmetology Science II (Prerequisite: COV 1245). This course consists of the study of anatomy and physiology. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Three hours lecture. Six hours laboratory. Five hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Science III

Career Hours: 3
COV 1263 - Cosmetology Science III (Prerequisite: COV 1255). This course consists of the application and demonstration of chemistry and electricity. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Two hours lecture. Three hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

COV / Hair Care I

Career Hours: 6
COV 1426 - Hair Care I. This course consists of the study of properties of the hair and scalp; principles of hair design; shampooing, rinsing, and conditioning; haircutting; hairstyling; braiding and braid extensions; wigs and hair enhancements; chemical texture services; and hair coloring. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Two hours lecture. Twelve hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Hair Care II

Career Hours: 6
COV 1436 - Hair Care II (Prerequisite: COV 1426). This course consists of the advanced study of properties of the hair and scalp; principles of hair design; shampooing, rinsing, and conditioning; haircutting; hairstyling; braiding and braid extensions; wigs and hair enhancements; chemical texture services; and hair coloring. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Two hours lecture. Twelve hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Hair Care III

Career Hours: 3
COV 1443 - Hair Care III (Prerequisite: COV 1436). This course consists of the practical applications of the study of properties of the hair and scalp; principles of hair design; shampooing, rinsing, and conditioning; haircutting; hairstyling; braiding and braid extensions; hair enhancements; chemical texture services; and hair coloring. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Nine hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

COV / Nail Care I

Career Hours: 2
COV 1522 - Nail Care I. This course consists of basic nail care services including nail structure and growth, manicuring and pedicuring, and advanced nail techniques. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Nail Care II

Career Hours: 2
COV 1532 - Nail Care II (Prerequisite: COV 1522). This course consists of basic nail care services including nail structure and growth, manicuring and pedicuring, and advanced nail techniques. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Nail Care III

Career Hours: 2
COV 1542 - Nail Care III (Prerequisite: COV 1532). This course consists of basic nail care services including nail structure and growth, manicuring and pedicuring, and advanced nail techniques. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Six hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Skin Care I

Career Hours: 2
COV 1622 - Skin Care I. This course consists of the introduction to basic skin care services including anatomy of skin, disorders of skin, hair removal, and facial makeup. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practices as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Skin Care II

Career Hours: 2
COV 1632 - Skin Care II (Prerequisite: COV 1622). This course consists of intermediate skin care services including anatomy of skin, disorders of skin, hair removal, facials, and facial makeup. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Skin Care III

Career Hours: 2
COV 1642 - Skin Care III (Prerequisite: COV 1632). This course consists of advanced skin care services including anatomy of skin, disorders of skin, hair removal, facials, and facial makeup. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. Six hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Salon Business I

Career Hours: 2
COV 1722 - Salon Business I. This course prepares students to operate a successful salon. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Salon Business II

Career Hours: 2
COV 1732 - Salon Business II (Prerequisite: COV 1722). This course prepares students to operate a successful salon and seek employment. Included are classroom theory and Clinical practice as governed by Mississippi cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations involved in cosmetology practices and safety precautions associated with each. One hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Training I

Career Hours: 6
COV 2816 - Cosmetology Teacher Training I (Prerequisite: Students must have at least two years of active practical experience as a licensed cosmetologist and currently hold a valid Mississippi cosmetology license). Instruction will be given in developing appropriate communication skills, effective use of visual aids, identification of various teaching styles, and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Three hours lecture. Nine hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train II

Career Hours: 6
COV 2826 - Cosmetology Teacher Training II (Prerequisite: COV 2816 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in developing appropriate communication skills, effective use of visual aids, identification of various teaching styles, and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Three hours lecture. Nine hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train III

Career Hours: 6
COV 2836 - Cosmetology Teacher Training III (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in development of appropriate lesson plans and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Three hours lecture. Nine hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train IV

Career Hours: 6
COV 2846 - Cosmetology Teacher Training IV (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, COV 2836 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in classroom management techniques; cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations; and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Two hours lecture. Twelve hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train V

Career Hours: 7
COV 2857 - Cosmetology Teacher Training V (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, COV 2836, COV 2846 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in classroom management techniques; cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations; and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Twenty-one hours laboratory. Seven hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train VI

Career Hours: 7
COV 2867 - Cosmetology Teacher Training VI (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, COV 2836, COV 2846, COV 2857 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in classroom management techniques; cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations; and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Twenty-one hours laboratory. Seven hours credit.

COV / Cosemtology Teacher Train VII

Career Hours: 7
COV 2877 - Cosmetology Teacher Training VII (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, COV 2836, COV 2846, COV 2857, COV 2867 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in classroom management techniques; cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations; and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Twenty-one hours laboratory. Seven hours credit.

COV / Cosmetology Teacher Train VIII

Career Hours: 7
COV 2887 - Cosmetology Teacher Training VIII (Prerequisite: COV 2816, COV 2826, COV 2836, COV 2846, COV 2857, COV 2867, COV 2877 and consent of the instructor). Instruction will be given in classroom management techniques; cosmetology laws, rules, and regulations; and practical application of cosmetology instruction. Twenty-one hours laboratory. Seven hours credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 1
COV 2951 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Three hours laboratory. One hour credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 2
COV 2952 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Six hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 3
COV 2953 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Nine hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 4
COV 2954 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Twelve hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 5
COV 2955 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Fifteen hours laboratory. Five hours credit.

COV / Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology

Career Hours: 6
COV 2956 - Brush Up Hours in Cosmetology. This course is designed to provide students with brush up hours necessary to qualify students to take the state licensure examination. The instructor and student work closely together to select topics and establish criteria for completion of the project. Eighteen hours laboratory. Six hours credit.

HCA / Basic Health-Care Assisting

Career Hours: 6
HCA 1116 - Basic Health-Care Assisting. This course includes orientation to program policies: developing employability and job-seeking skills; applying legal aspects of health care; applying safety considerations; communication and observation skills; medical terminology; and basic health care procedures. Two hours lecture. Six hours laboratory. Three hours clinical. Six hours credit.

HCA / Special Care Procedures

Career Hours: 4
HCA 1124 - Special Care Procedures. This course includes specialized procedures for assisting with diagnostic procedures; assisting with treatments; assisting with elimination needs of clients; assisting in meeting hydration and nutritional needs of the client; basic emergency procedures to include CPR/first aid; and basic knowledge and skills required to care for the long-term-care resident. Safety is emphasized throughout each procedure. One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours clinical. Four hours credit.

HCA / Phlebotomy

Career Hours: 2
HCA 1132 - Phlebotomy. This course includes the knowledge and skills of basic phlebotomy required to become a certified phlebotomist. Concepts include safety, infection control, phlebotomy equipment and supplies, and phlebotomy procedures associated with venipuncture and blood collection. Two hours laboratory. Three hours clinical. Two hours credit.

HCA / Body Structure and Function

Career Hours: 4
HCA 1214 - Body Structure and Function. This course includes study of the structure, function, common disorders, and normal aging-related changes of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, and sensory systems; stages of human growth and development; and nutritional needs through the life cycle. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

HCA / Home Health Aide and Homemaker Services

Career Hours: 2
HCA 1312 - Home Health Aide and Homemaker Services. This course includes basic knowledge and skills required to care for the homebound client and basic knowledge and skills required to provide homemaker services. One hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

PNV / Body Structure and Function

Career Hours: 3
PNV 1213 - Body Structure and Function. This course is a study of body structure and function essential to safe and effective nursing care. Each system of the body is covered with applications to nursing. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

PNV / Nursing Fundamentals & Clinic

Career Hours: 14
PNV 1444 - Nursing Fundamentals & Clinical. This course provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to care for the individual in wellness and illness and is applicable across the lifespan, as well as demonstration and supervised practice of the fundamental skills related to practical nursing. Seven hours lecture. Ten hours laboratory. Six hours clinical. Fourteen hours credit.

PNV / IV Therapy & Pharmacology

Career Hours: 4
PNV 1524 - IV Therapy & Pharmacology (Prerequisites: PNV 1213 & PNV 1444). This course provides the student with principles of IV therapy and pharmacology. Principles covered in the course include the administration of medication, administration of IV fluids, and administration of IV medications included in the scope of practice for the practical nurse. The expanded role of IV therapy included in this course is in accordance with the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law and Administrative Code. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

PNV / Adult Health Nursing Concepts & Clinical

Career Hours: 12
PNV 1682 - Adult Health Nursing Concepts & Clinical (Prerequisites: PNV 1213 & PNV 1444). This course is designed to provide the student with the basic theory and clinical experiences needed to provide safe, effective care to the adult client experiencing acute, chronic, or life- threatening physical health conditions in all body systems and the knowledge to prepare for the role transition from student to practical nurse. Eight hours lecture. Four hours clinical. Twelve hours credit.

PNV / Specialty Areas in Nursing

Career Hours: 8
PNV 1728 - Specialty Areas in Nursing (Prerequisites: PNV 1213 & PNV 1444). This course provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills to promote and/or provide safe and effective care for clients and families during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods as well as in infancy through adolescence. It also provides the basic knowledge and skills to assist in the promotion of the emotional, mental, and social well-being of the client and family experiencing a mental health alteration. 7.33 lectures. Two hours clinical. Eight hours credit.

PNV / Nursing Transition

Career Hours: 4
PNV 1914 - Nursing Transition. Nursing Transition promotes the development of clinical decision-making skills and an interest in continued professional development. Legal aspects of nursing and employment opportunities and responsibilities as well as preparation for the State Board Exam are included. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours clinical. Four hours credit.

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