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The Illinois Department for Financial and Professional Regulations requires that barber students complete 150 hours of general theory course work (book work). 


Our curriculum is comprised of the following subjects:


  • Barber history

  • Bacteriology

  • Infection control and safe work practices

  • Implements, tools and equipment

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Chemistry

  • Electricity and light therapy

  • Properties and disorders of the skin

  • Properties and disorders of the hair and scalp

  • Treatment of the hair and scalp

  • Facial and scalp massage

  • Shaving and facial hair design

  • Haircutting and styling

  • Chemical texture services

  • Hair coloring and lightening

  • Barbershop management

  • Pertinent State and local laws and rules

  • Workers' Compensation Act

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