Fall 2023 Course Syllabus
Course: BARB-1404 (Section: 50H, CRN: 93026)
Introduction to Barber Styling
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Instructor Information
Instructor Brandon Harrison
Email harrisonbk@lamarpa.edu
Phone 4099846418
Office Hours M-T 1-4pm, W-T 2-4pm

Additional Contact Information
Course Information
Description Basic techniques for hair cutting. Introduction to the related skills of shampooing and treatments, and of trimming beards and mustaches.
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 Standard Barbering 6th Edition Text Book and Milady Theory Work Book 
Additional Materials/Resources TDLR Rules and Regulations Book
Paper, pens, pencils, highlighters. 
Corequisites/Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes
 Identify and discuss hair products and their chemistry; demonstrate shampooing and treatment techniques and identify the basic anatomy of the head, face, and neck; demonstrate standard shaving techniques; define haircutting terms and exhibit proficiency in giving a basic haircut; and practice safety and sanitation.

Program Student Learning Outcomes 1. Models professional and ethical behavior.
2. Practices all Sanitary and safety measures that protect individuals and public health.
3 Demonstrates proficiency in all Cosmetology Skills.
4. Prepare to pass state board requirements
Lecture Topics Outline
  • Orientation to Barbering Rules 
  • Infection Control: Principles & Practices 
  • Skin-Structure Disorder And disease  
  • Hair and Scalp Disorder 
  • Scalp Care, Shampooing, & Conditioning 
  • Tools and Equipment  
  • Consultation 
  • Men’s Hair Cutting and Styling 
  • Manicure & Pedicure  
  • Salon Development Lecture 
TDLR Administration Rule and Regulations: Laws and Orientation
Chapter 1;:History of Barbering
Chapter 2: Life Skills
Chapter 3: Professional Image
Chapter 4: Infection Control
Chapter 5: Implements, Tools & Equipment
Chapter 10: Properties and Disorders of the hair & Scalp
Chapter 14: Men's Haircutting & Styling
Major Assignments Schedule


  • Week 1 Laws & Orientation to Barbering : Unit Exam. Create a  Mission Letter
  • Week 2 Chapter 1, 2, & 3: Review, Unit Exam, Vocabulary  
  • Week 3 Infection Control: Principles & Practices, Chapter- 4 Unit Exam, Barbicide Certifications 
  • Week 4 Disorders of the Hair and Scalp, Ch.10 Unit Exam  
  • Week 5  Implements, tool and equipment Ch.5 Unit Exam, Skills Assessment
  • Week 6  Men’s Hair Cutting and styling Ch.14 Unit Exam, Skills Assessment
Final Exam Date October 27, 2023 - 4:0 PM   Through  October 30, 2023 - 8:0 AM
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 and Attendance  40%
Special Assignments   10%
Final Exam                   20%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Program Student Handbook

Attendance Policy Attendance Policy: file:///E:/SCAN_00/Attendance%202023.pdf


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.
Any student absent from class (online & lab) without notifications, for 30 days, will be dropped from the program.
TDLR Rule 83.92: “A school shall terminate a student who does not attend Cosmetology Curriculum for 30 days.
Additional Information Dress Code: The uniform must be ironed or wrinkle-free.
Solid black scrub top with sleeves.
Solid Black scrub pants. Pants must be hemmed and not dragging the floor.
Solid Black skirts may be worn, below the knee.
A long sleeve shirt (any color) may be worn under scrub top.
No hoodies or sweat shirts may be worn under scrub top.
Shoes: Comfortable tennis shoes or workforce shoes only.
Head Attire: No hats, caps, wave or wrap caps, or bandanas. Adornment headbands are acceptable upon approval.
Nails: As a safety precaution, all nails should be of average length. Nails may not be longer than the end of the finger.
Hair: Hair must be neat and presentable daily. (You are your biggest advertisement)
Lab Jacket or Vest: Solid Black lab jacket or vest.
Approved Lamar Cosmetology t-shirts may be worn with black scrub pants.
As a service professional, good hygiene is a required daily.
Uniforms and shoes will be monitored and checked on a regular basis.
Institutional Policies
MyLSCPA Be sure to check your campus email and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal. You can also access your grades, transcripts, academic advisors, degree progress, and other services through MyLSCPA.
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.
Title IX and Sexual Misconduct LSCPA is committed to establishing and maintaining an environment that is free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. All LSCPA employees, including faculty, have the responsibility to report disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault (including rape and acquaintance rape), domestic violence, dating violence, relationship violence, or stalking, to LSCPA's Title IX Coordinator, whose role is to coordinate the college's response to sexual misconduct. For more information about Title IX protections, faculty reporting responsibilities, options for confidential reporting, and the resources available for support visit LSCPA's Title IX website.
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
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381