(a) Operator Curricula.
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(b) Specialist Curricula.
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(c) Instructor Curricula.
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(d) Distance Education.
(1) Schools offering distance education may not designate
more than 25% of the total hours in each course as theory hours.
(2) A student may obtain the following distance education
hours:
(A) a maximum of 250 hours out of the 1,000 hour operator
course;
(B) a maximum of 75 hours out of the 300 hour class
A barber to operator course;
(C) maximum of 150 hours out of the 600 hour manicure
course;
(D) a maximum of 188 hours out of the 750 hour esthetician
course;
(E) a maximum of 300 hours out of the 1200 hour esthetician/manicurist
course;
(F) a maximum of 80 hours out of the 320 hour eyelash
extension course;
(G) a maximum of 75 hours out of the 300 hour hairweaving
course;
(H) a maximum of 188 hours out of the 750 hour instructor
course; and
(I) a maximum of 125 hours out of the 500 hour instructor
course.
(e) Field Trips.
(1) Cosmetology related field trips are permitted under
the following conditions for students enrolled in the following courses
and the guidelines under this subsection must be strictly followed.
(2) A student may obtain the following field trip hours:
(A) a maximum of 50 hours out of the 1,000 hours operator
course;
(B) a maximum of 30 hours for the manicure course;
(C) a maximum of 30 hours for the esthetician course;
(D) a maximum of 60 hours for the esthetician/manicurist
course;
(E) a maximum of 15 hours for the eyelash extension
course;
(F) a maximum of 30 hours for students taking the 750
hour instructor course; and
(G) a maximum of 20 hours for students taking the 500
hour instructor course.
(3) Unless provided by this subsection, field trips
are not allowed for specialty courses.
(4) Students must be under the supervision of a licensed
instructor from the school where the student is enrolled at all times
during the field trip. The instructorstudent ratio required in a
school is required on a field trip.
(5) Complete documentation is required, including student
names, instructor names, activity, location, date, and duration of
the activity.
(6) No hours are allowed for travel.
(7) Prior department approval is not required.

Source Note: The provisions of this §83.120 adopted to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1280; amended to be effective August 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5952; amended to be effective October 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 7050; amended to be effective February 17, 2012, 37 TexReg 681; amended to be effective January 1, 2014, 38 TexReg 9520; amended to be effective July 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 4650; amended to be effective January 1, 2016, 40 TexReg 8759; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1693 