Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: CSME-1310- Section: 72D
Introduction to Hair Cutting and Related Theory
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Instructor Information
Instructor Sheri Richmond
Phone(409) 984-6402
Location:Cosmetology - Room: 116
Hours:Monday - Thursday 12 - 12:30
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381

If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Course Information
Description Introduction to the theory and practice of hair cutting. Topics include terminology, implements, sectioning and finishing techniques.
Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrates how to properly greet a client and preform a client consultation (PSLO#1) measured by completion of essential review worksheets.
2. Illustrates proper body language and posture.(PSLO#1) measured by completion of Essential Review worksheets.
3. Recite the proper way to sanitize and store all contaminated implements used for Manicures and Pedicures.(PSLO#2) measured by Chapter 5 Unit Exam.
4. Outline the daily maintenance for sanitizing and documenting the spa pedicure chair in accordance with the state board regulations (PSLO#2) measured by Chapter 5 Unit Exam.
5. Demonstrates proper manicure procedure,(PSLO#3) measured by mock state board exam.
6. Arrange rollers in the hair for a hair style (PSLO#3) measured by student skill sheet.
7. Style the hair in suitable style,(PSLO#3) measured by student skill sheet.
8. Plan to successfully pass the practical and written section of the State Board manicure exam (PSLO#4) measured by a mock state board exam.
Core Objectives * Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
Program Student Learning Outcomes 1. Shows Professional and ethical behavior.
2. Practices all Sanitary and safety measures that protects individual and public health.
3. Demonstrates proficiency in all Cosmetology Skills.
4. Prepare to pass State Board requirements.
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2016 Textbook         
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2016 Theory Workbook
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2016 Exam Review Book
TDLR Cosmetology Rules and Regulations Book

Lecture Topics
Lecture Topics

Week 1: Orientation, Syllabus: Introduction to Microsoft Teams & Quizlet; Chapter 1 & 2,

Sanitation –Precautions and Procedures

Week 2: Chapters 1 & 2 continue, Chapter 5 Infection Control : Principles & Practices, Vocabulary

Week 3: Chapter 3 & 4 Your Professional Image, Communicating For Success. Manicure & Pedicure Procedures Chapter 25 &26

Week 4: Chapter 5 Continue, Sanitation , Chapter 15 Shampooing and Draping

Week 5:Intro to Hair Cutting, Chapter 9 - Structure of the Nails, Care of the Nails

Week 6: Continue Chapter 9 Structure of the Nail

Week 7: Nail Disorders & Diseases - Chapter 10

Week 8: Continue Chapter 10

Week 9: Chapter 17 Hairstyling

Week 10: Chapter 11- Properties of The Hair & Scalp

Week 11 – 16 Hair Styling
Major Assignments

Major Assignments:

Week 1: Orientation, Policies, Attendance,

Health and Safety Packet #1

Reading assignment – Chapter 1 & 2 Online You Tube Link to Blackboard (Power Point)

Assignments: Chapters 1 & 2 Packet #1 – Review Questions – Vocabulary

Chapter 5-Reading

Unit Exam: September 1,2020 Chapter 1 & 2

Week 2: Chapter 3 & 4 –Reading, Barbicide COVID- 19 Certification Online.

Practical : Chapter 15 Brushing and

Draping for Shampooing and other services

Quiz on Draping

Rolling setting

Health & Safety Review continue

Skills sheets

Exam: September 8, 2020

Week 3:Chapter 5 Learn proper sanitation and rules

Unit Exam :Chapter 3 & 4 Packet #2

Shampooing Quiz – Vocabulary

Practical: Setting up Manicure table

Week: 4 Learn the structure of the nail

Assignment: Read Chapter 9, Review question, Theory work book Vocabulary

Practical: Start Manicure Procedures

Exam: Chapter 9

Week 5: Nail Disorders and Diseases Chapter 10

Assignment: Reading Chapter 10 Theory work book

Vocabulary, review questions,

Unit Exam

Week 6: Reading, Chapters 25 & 26

Assignment: Review Questions Theory Workbook

Pedicures procedures, quiz

Unit Exam: Practical & Written

Week7: Continue Pedicures

Vocabulary, Review, Manicures and Pedicures

Assignments: Skill Sheets Due

Week 8: Chapter 17 Read

Assignment; Review Question, Vocabulary, Skills

Practical: Tools, Roller Sets, Rod Sets,

Weeks 9-14 -Finger waves, Pin curls, Hair Wrapping, Roller Wrapping

Pressing, Blow Drying, Thermal curl.

Unit Exam

Final Exam
Final Exam Date December 3, 2020 - 1:00 PM   Through  December 3, 2020 - 2:00 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Unit Exams 30%
Skills Assignment 30%
Attendance 10%
Special Assignment 10%
Final Exam 20%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies • I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.

• The time clock is used for TDLR attendance verification. Each student is assigned a code to clock in; it is your responsibility to clock in and out each day.
No student may clock in or out for another.

• Upon clocking in, all students must be in their assigned classroom or lab and on task at all times.

• Students must clock out for their 30 minute lunch break.
Failure to clock out and in after break or lunch may result in an absence.
Students not clocking out for lunch will be in violation and disciplinary action will be taken.

• Every student MUST have a copy of the required textbooks by the second week of class. The student will still be responsible for any assignments given.

• Students are responsible for completing all assigned reading assignments. Read over chapters PRIOR to class even if reading was not assigned.

• Class participation is required. It is important to be active within the course.

• Assignments: All assignments must be submitted on the scheduled time (Online & Face to Face). Any assignments emailed after the scheduled time will receive a late penalty of -30 points.

• Assignments, Exams and due dates will be posted on Blackboard. Check your notifications, announcements
and email daily.

• Please contact your instructor if you are having problems with the class, material, or internet.

• Exams: Make-up exams will NOT be given. All exams must be taken on the day that it is assigned and within the time frame listed. Please see your instructor before the scheduled exam if there is a problem.

• Students are responsible for all materials covered in class. If you quit coming to class and do not officially withdraw, your grades will be averaged, and you will receive the grade represented by this average.
Administrative details are your responsibility.



Dress Code Policy

Black scrub top and black scrub pants, black lab jacket or vest.
A black skirt may be worn, below the knee.
Scrub pants must be hemmed and not dragging the floor.
Approved LSC-PA or Cosmetology t-shirts may be worn.
(Please refer to the Cosmetology Student handbook for additional information)

Student out of dress code will clock out until in compliance.

Cellphone policy

1. Students may NOT use their cell phone/smart watch during theory and lab time.
Cell phones/Smart Watches are not allowed on the lab floor, theory classroom during theory, in your pocket, or supply caddie.
When not in use, cell phones/smart watches should be turned off or on silent.
Students may use their cellphones/smart watch on BREAK and BREAK ONLY and in designated areas ONLY. (Theory classroom, break room, gazebo area)

2. Cell phones/ Smart watch are not to ring, vibrate, or even be seen or displayed while you are on the clock. This applies to your lockers as well.

3. Office phones and the front desk phones are off limits to all students unless authorized by an instructor.

For emergencies call the Ms. Smith 409-984-6402, front desk: 409-984-6403 or the main number: 409-983-4921 or 800-477-5872, and Lamar security will be sent with the message.

Sanitation Policy

Students are responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of their tools and equipment throughout the day. All students are required to participate in general sanitation and patron protection before, during and after each service.

Sanitation/Disinfection Includes:

1. Wiping your mirror using glass cleaner
2.Wiping down hydraulic chair (seat and base of the chair).
3. Wiping down your station
4. Wiping down and cleaning out your supply caddy.
5. Keeping your area swept and free of hair at all times

Classroom Policy: See Student Handbook

Disciplinary Action for Cellphone, Sanitation, Classroom and Lab Policies:

1st offense: A verbal and written notification

2nd & additional offenses: A written Notification and half day suspension
(Fall 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus, the attendance policy has been modified for a Hybrid Class)

Regular class attendance is important to the attainment of the educational objectives of the college. The cosmetology program has formulated an attendance policy that is consistent with the objectives of the program and the needs of the student to fulfill all necessary requirements needed.

Poor attendance is a leading reason for termination from a job in all areas of employment. With this factor in mind, the instructor monitors student course activity daily.

Attendance is 10% of your overall grade, and will be monitored daily. (Online & Face to Face)

Lab/Face to Face Time: 2 days a week for a total of 12 hours. Online Theory / Lab: At least 22 hours a week. (Theory, Assignments, Video Lectures, Hands on Related Videos) Total hours for the week: 34 hours

Lab Schedule: Phase I - Monday & Wednesday    Phase II - Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

(Please arrive 15 minutes early to be screened before clocking in; Washing/Sanitizing Hands, Temperature Checked Daily, and submit Screening Form)

Lunch Schedule: 11:00 – 11:30 or 11:30 – 12:00
Afternoon Break: 1:30 – 1:45

Consult with your instructor in advance if you know you will be absent, any days missed must be made up online through Blackboard, Microsoft Teams Video Discussions, Quizlet/Quizlet Live etc.

Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations (TDLR) mandates documentation is available for the State Inspector showing attendance, theory and practical skills for online and face to face.

Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations mandates the completion and passing of all the registered modules (courses) to be eligible to take the state board exam.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur mandates the completion and passing of all Cosmetology classes with a “C” or better to attain the knowledge and skills needed to pass your State board exam.

Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
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HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.