Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: CSME-2251- Section: 71H
Preparation for the State Licensing Practical Examination
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Instructor Information
Instructor Sherry LeJeune
Phone(409) 984-6507
Location:Cosmetology - Room: 111
Hours:PLEASE NOTE: This course is now completely online. This course can be accessed by students via Blackboard
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 Preparation for the state licensing practical examination.
Prerequisites First semester Courses:CSME 1310,1401,1453,2302. These courses must be passed with a C or better in order to advance to CSME 1447,2251,2410,2401.
Learning Outcomes Demonstrate the required skills for the state licensing practical examination; and practice safety and sanitation according to the laws and rules of the state agency.
Core Objectives
Program Student Learning Outcomes
PSLO: 1-Model professional and ethical behavior.

PSLO: 2-Practices all sanitary and safety measures that protect individual and public health.

PSLO: 3-Demonstrates and instructs proficiency in all cosmetology skills.

PSLO: 4-Prepares 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 Textbook 13th edition, Theory Workbook and Exam Review book and a current TDLR Rules and Regulations Book.
Lecture Topics
Week 1&2: 100 question practice state board written exam
Week 3: 100 question practice state board written exam
Week 4: School closure due to bad weather: Assignment Advanced nail techniques Ch 27 activity worksheets
Week 5: Unit exam on terms
Week 5&6:100 question practice state board written exam
Week 7&8: 100 question practice state board written exam
Week 8: Unit Exam over License requirements, Inspections and responsibilities
Week 9-10: 100 question practice test
Week 10: Practice practical exam
Week 11-12: 100 question practice test; Practice practical exam, Special Assignment Due
Week 13-14: Final exam review
Week 15: Final exam review
Week 16: Final Exam

Major Assignments

Week 1& 2: Licensing and Regulation - 20%; 20 questions Health and Safety Responsibilities of the Licensee TDLR Written Exam Requirements

Week 3-4: Infection Control - 28%; 28 questions Cleaning and Disinfecting Implements Equipment Work Environment Safety Procedures Exposure Incidents Patch Test Strand Test Skin Analysis Diseases Disorders Nail Analysis Diseases Disorders Hair Analysis Disorders Scalp Analysis Diseases Disorders
Week 5-7: Hair and Scalp Care - 40%; 40 questions Physiology Products Cleansing Conditioning Treatments Haircutting Hairstyling Braids, Extensions, and Wigs Thermal Wet Chemical Texture Services Chemical Theory Relaxer Permanent Wave Soft Curl Reformation
Haircoloring Color Theory Types of Hair Color and Lightener Application
Week 8-9: Nail Care - 6%; 6 questions Manicuring Pedicuring Nail Enhancements Acrylic and Gel Tips and Wraps
Week 10-11: Skin Care - 6%; 6 questions Facials Treatments Massage Hair Removal Contraindications Methods of Hair Removal Artificial Lashes
Week 12-14: Review of packing practical exam bags
Week 15: Review for final exam
Week 16: Final exam

PSI Exams Link: This link will provide you with the written and practical exam requirements.


Final Exam Date May 12, 2021 - 9:0 AM   Through  May 12, 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
Grading Scale

Unit Exams 30%
Skills 30%
Special Assignments 10%
Attendance 10%
Final Exam 20%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Instructor Policy:

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.

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 course activity daily.

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

Face to Face/Lab Times: 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Lunch Schedule: 11:00 11:30 or 11:30 12:00. Afternoon Break: 1:30 1:45

Cosmetology Students may clock in as soon as the clock is turned on until 9:a.m. At 9:05 a.m. students will be marked absent.
A.M. absences will not be allowed to clock in until AFTER LUNCH.
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 a.m. 12 p.m. Your instructor will provide you with additional information.
Dual Enrolled students will attend class their normal schedule.
Phase II: 8 a.m. 11:00 a.m.    Phase I: 12:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

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 exam 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 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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Other Follow the link below for the Cosmetology Program Handbook for additional information:

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.