The curriculum involves 300 Hours, of which 300 hours which satisfies the Illinois State requirement for licensing. The course includes extensive instruction and practical experience in hair braiding, twisting, natural styling, weaving and other extension applications, along with retailing products and business ethics. The curriculum also includes State laws and regulations, sanitation, personal appearance and hygiene, quality customer service, personal motivation and development. The approximate completion date of day full time program is 12 weeks, based on 25 clock hours per week. The approximate completion date of evening part time program is 20 weeks, based on 15 clock hours per week.