Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: CSME-1310- Section: 71
Introduction to Hair Cutting and Related Theory
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Instructor Information
Instructor Helen Fonteno
Phone(409) 984-6409
Location:Cosmetology - Room: 115 A
Hours:M&W 8-9am, T 8am-2pm
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 Completion of CSME 1401
Learning Outcomes End of Courses Outcome: Define terminology, practice basic workplace competencies related to haircutting and finishing techniques. Demonstrate use of implements, sectioning, haircutting and finishing skills.
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.
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 PSLO Alpha- Pre and Post test
1. Models professional and ethical behavior.
2. Practices all Sanitary and safety measures that protect individuals and public health.
3. Demonstrates and instructs 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 Standard Cosmetology Textbook,Theory Workbook and Exam review book. TDLR Rules and Regulations Book.
Lecture Topics
Week 1: 01/20 Chapter 6
Week 2: 01/26 Chapter 6
Week 3: 02/02 Chapter 6
Week 4: 02/09 Chapter 11
Week 5: 02/16 Chapter 11
Week 6: 02/23 Chapter 11
Week 7: 03/02 Chapter 15
Week 8: 03/09 Chapter 15
Week 9: 03/23 Chapter 14
Week 10: 03/30 Chapter 14
Week 11: 04/06 Chapter 16
Week 12: 04/13 Chapter 16
Week 13: 04/20 Chapter 16
Week 14: 04/27 Chapter 16
Week 15: 05/04 Chapter 16
Week 16: 05/11 Final
Major Assignments

Week 1: 01/20 Chapter 6, Learn sectioning and palming for haircutting,
Week 2: 01/26 Chapter 6 learn 0 Degree haircut
Week 3: 02/02 Chapter 6 Unit Exam
Week 4: 02/09 Chapter 11 Structure of the Hair,
Week 5: 02/16 Chapter 11 Practical exam
Week 6: 02/23 Chapter 11 Unit Exam
Week 7: 03/02 Chapter 15 Shampooing, Learn to Drape client, brush and shampoo properly
Week 8: 03/09 Chapter 15 Unit exam
Week 9: 03/23 Chapter 14 Learn the basic face shapes, Learn to section hair for haircut.
Week 10: 03/30 Chapter 14 Unit exam / Learn 0 Degree haircut
Week 11: 04/06 Chapter 16 Haircutting / Haircutting Vocabulary Exam
Week 12: 04/13 Chapter 16/ O degree practical exam
Week 13: 04/20 Chapter 16 Learn 45 degree haircut
Week 14: 04/27 Chapter 16 45 degree haircut practical exam
Week 15: 05/04 Chapter 16 Learn 90 degree haircut
Week 16: 05/11 Final Chapters 6,11,14, 15, & 16

Final Exam Date May 10, 2021 - 9:0 AM   Through  May 10, 2021 - 10:0 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 30%
Attendance 10
Special Assignment 10%
Final 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.

Due to the Coronavirus, the attendance policy has been modified for a Hybrid Class.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to be screened before clocking in; Washing/Sanitizing Hands, Temperature Checked Daily, and submit Screening Form.

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 courses activity daily.

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

Face to Face/ Lab Times: Monday, Wednesday 9:00 am - 3;30 p.m. Every other Friday 9:00 am - 12::00 noon. Lunch Schedule 11:30 - 12:00 on Mondays and Wednesday. Afternoon break: 1:30 - 1:45.

Cosmetology Students may clock in as soon as the clock is turned on until 9:00 am. At 9:05 am. students will be marked absent.

A.M. absences will not be allowed to clock in until AFTER LUNCH ( 12:00).

Full time students will be attending Face to Face Lab 2 days a week. Every other week, students will attend class on Fridays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Your instructor will provide you with additional information.

Dual Enrolled students will attend class their normal schedule.
Phase: II 8 am - 11:00 am. Phase I: 12:3- pm - 3:30 pm.


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

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.

Make-up exams will NOT be given. Any missed exams due to an Excused Absence Only, will be replaced with your lowest unit exam grade. This replacement is only allowed once per class. Final exams are exempt, students must be present for all final exams.

Consult with your instructor in advance if you know you will be absent, any days missed must e 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 you 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.
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.