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Course Instructors: Tiffany Whitaker
Jadyn Boyd
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Semesters Offered: 4 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University-30 total credits for 2021-22
  • Designed to develop proficiency in all skills of beauty culture
  • First year students attend at Ben Davis High School; 4-hour class, am or pm
  • Second year students attend P. J.’s Beauty College in Plainfield or Brownsburg; must have own transportation and attend on Saturdays
  • Activities include shampoos and sets, iron outs, updos, permanents, relaxers, scalp treatments, facial treatments, haircuts, haircolor, manicures, pedicures, waxing, proper sanitation, and personal hygiene
  • Qualifies students for the State Board of Beauty Culture examination
  • Required 1500 hours in two-year period; second year students attend on Saturdays
  • Students work on manikins, each other, and clients hair, skin and nail services
  • Beautician kit must be purchased before the start of school; contains supplies and materials used every day
  • 1st year cost is approximately $500; 2nd year cost is approximately $250
  • Non-refundable deposit of $50 will be required by June 1st; credited toward the cost of the kit
  • To begin clocking hours, student must have purchased and received kit

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

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NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.