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Offered at Caroline Career and Technology Center

This is an in-depth course of study on theory and practical skills applications in the areas of hair, nail and esthetic care, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, business, communication and state laws, rules and regulations. The 1,500-hour program includes classroom instruction, clinical experience, related mentored work-based learning experience and a senior capstone project.

Successful students may obtain certification in Cosmetology through the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologist

Cosmetology Course Sequence

Course 1Course 2Completer Requirements
Principles and Practice of CosmetologyAdvanced Cosmetology: Theory and Application, Mastery of Cosmetology, and Cosmetology PracticumIn order to be a completer for this program of study, students must obtain 1500 hours and take the theory and practical skills State Board Cosmetology exam.

Culinary Arts

Culinary and Cosmetology Logo

Offered at Easton High School

The Culinary Arts program partners with the American Culinary Federation (ACF) to prepare students for successful careers in the food and beverage industry. This is a 4-credit CTE program that educates high school students in professional cooking and baking. Students will progress through a program that includes hands-on education in food production, while developing professionalism and proficiency in cooking, baking, cost control, nutrition, sanitation, food marketing, and dining room service. Students have the opportunity to operate an in-school restaurant, The Garden Bowl.

Successful students may obtain Junior Culinarian Certification through the American Culinary Federation assessment. Successful students may also obtain college credits through Stratford University, Chesapeake College and Anne Arundel Community College.

Culinary Arts Course Sequence

Course 1Course 2Course 3Course 4Course 5
Culinary Basics ICulinary Basics IICulinary Pathway ICulinary Pathway IICulinary Work Based Learning and/or Culinary Pathway III