BARBER CURRICULUM

Missouri Barber schools/colleges shall provide a minimum of one thousand (1,000) hours of training over a period of no less than six (6) months. Subjects matter, and the minimum required hours, are listed below:

Subject

                  Minimum Hours

History

5

Hair Color, Professional Image

5

Bacteriology

5

Sterilization, Sanitation, and Safe Work Practices

20

Implements, Tools, and Equipment

15

Properties and Disorders of the Skin, Scalp, and Hair

15

Scalp Treatment of Hair and Scalp

20

Facial Massage and Treatments

5

Shaving

35

Haircutting

425

Hairstyling

325

Mustache and Beard Design

5

Permanent Waving

30

Chemical Hair Relaxing and Sort Curl Permanents

30

Hairpieces

5

Chemistry

5

Anatomy and Physiology

5

Salesmanship and Shop Management

5

State Law

10

Entrepreneurship

50

Physical Fitness

250

Total Hours

                             1300 Hrs

All barber students shall receive no less than one hour of combined lectures and demonstrations each business day, excluding Saturday.

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