Course Catalog

Barber II - BI31 Technical Certificate of Credit

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 II certificate and is
employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

Locations Offered:


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • Both the Day and Night programs begin each Fall and Spring semester on the Valdosta campus.
Gainful Employment Information
Occupational Courses 36
BARB 1000 Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements 3
BARB 1010 Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology 3
BARB 1022 Haircutting and Shampooing I 3
BARB 1024 Haircutting and Shampooing II 3
BARB 1030 Haircutting/Basic Styling 3
BARB 1040 Shaving 3
BARB 1050 Science: Anatomy and Physiology 3
BARB 1082 Advanced Haircutting and Styling I 3
BARB 1084 Advanced Haircutting and Styling II 3
BARB 1090 Structures of Skin, Scalp, Hair, & Facial Treat. 3
BARB 1100 Barber/Styling Practicum and Internship 3
BARB 1110 Shop Management/Ownership 3
Faculty & Staff

Barbering Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus

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