Fall 2023 Course Syllabus
Course: CSME-2401 (Section: 1H, CRN: 92561)
The Principles of Hair Coloring and Related Theory
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Instructor Information
Instructor Helen Fonteno
Email fontenohy@lamarpa.edu
Phone (409) 984-6409
Office Cosmetology - Room: 115 A
Office Hours M-W 2-4pm, F 8:00am - 12:00pm.
Additional Contact Information none
Course Information
Description Presentation of the theory, practice, and chemistry of hair color. Topics include terminology, application and workplace competencies related to hair color.
Required 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 Textbook 2016, Theory Workbook and Exam Review.  TDLR Rules and Regulations Book.
Additional Materials/Resources none
Corequisites/Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes Define terminology: demonstrate hair color application, practice safety and sanitation according to the laws and rules of the state licensing agency and practice workplace competencies related to hair color.
Program Student Learning Outcomes PSLO:1  Models professional and ethical behavior.
PSLO 2: Practices all sanitary and safety measures that protect individual and public health.
PSLO 3: Demonstrates proficiency in all cosmetology skills.
PSLO 4: Prepares to pass State Board Requirements.
Lecture Topics Outline Introduction to the the World of Haircolor
Importance of the Color Wheel
Understanding the Law of Color
Levels of Haircolor
Color Theory
Types of haircolor and Classifications
Semi and Demi haircolor differences
When to use Temporary haircolors
Permanent haircolor 
Hydrogen Peroxide developers 
Patch test
Color application
Sectioning for haircolor applications
Haircolor consultation
Major Assignments Schedule Week 1: Course introduction, syllabus review; Blackboard Ultra
Week 2: Quiz
Week 3: Quiz
Week 4: Exam
Week 5:  Understanding the types of color, haircolor consultation
Week 6: Quiz
Week 7: Quiz
Week 8: Exam 2
Week 9: How to conduct patch test, formulating color application of color
Week 10: Quiz
Week 11: Quiz 
Week 12: Quiz week 13: Haircolor safety precautions, Using toners
Week 14 Quiz
Week 15 Special Effects using coloring techniques, final review
Week 16: Final
Final Exam Date December 7, 2023 - 10:0 AM   Through  December 7, 2023 - 11:0 AM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B  70 - 79=C   60 - 69=D  Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Exams and Attendance 30%,  Skills 40%,  Special Assignments 10%,  Final Exam 20 %
Course Policies
Instructor Policies
Attendance Policy

Consistent class attendance is important to the achievement 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 the necessary requirements needed.


Additional Information
Institutional Policies
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Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSCPA policies (Academic Dishonesty section in the Student Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
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.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition directly to their local health department. Students should also contact their course faculty to report their quarantine status. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings when directly exposed to COVID 19 in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Facility Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSCPA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect As per Texas law and LSCPA policy, all LSCPA employees, including faculty, are required to report allegations or disclosures of child abuse or neglect to the designated authorities, which may include a local or state law enforcement agency or the Texas Department of Family Protective Services. For more information about mandatory reporting requirements, see LSCPA's Policy and Procedure Manual.
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Clery Act Crime Reporting For more information about the Clery Act and crime reporting, see the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report and the Campus Security website.

Grievance / Complaint / Concern 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.
Department Information
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381