Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: CSME-1453- Section: 72D
Chemical Reformation and Related Theory
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Instructor Information
Instructor Sheri Richmond
Phone(409) 984-6402
Location:Cosmetology - Room: 116
Hours:Cosmetology Annex Building Office 109 - Monday - Thursday 4:00 - 4:30
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 Presentation of the theory and practice of chemical reformation. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to chemical reformation.
Prerequisites Completion of CSME 1401 and CSME 1310
Learning Outcomes End-of-Course Outcomes: Define terminology related to chemical reformation; follow safety and sanitation laws and rules according to the state licensing agency; and exhibit workplace competencies related to chemical reformation.
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.Model professional and ethical behaviors.
2.Practices all sanitary measures that protect individual and public health.
3.Demonstrates and instructs proficiency in all cosmetology skills.
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,
Milady's Standard Cosmetology Theory Workbook
Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam review book.
TDLR Rules and regulations book.
Lecture Topics
Week1: 01-21 Chapter12
Week2: 01-27 Capter 12
Week3: 02-3 Chapter 20
Week 4 :02 Chapter 20
Week5: 02-17 Chapter 20
Week6: 02-24 Chapter 20
Week7: 03-03 Chapter20
Week8: 03-10 Chapter20
Week9: 03-24 Chapter20
Week10:03-31 Chapter 20
Week 11: 04-7 Chapter20
Week 12:04-14 Chapter 20
Week13:04-21 Chapter 20
Week14: 04-28 Chapter 20
Week15:05-05 Chapter 20
Week16:05-5 Final

Major Assignments
Week 1 01-21 :Learn to prepare for relaxer
Week 2: 01-27 :PH scale
Week3 02-03 :Exam PH scale, Special Assignment
Week4: 02-10 :Unit Exam Chapter 12
Week5:02-17 Relaxer retouch procedure Exam Chapter 20----- Make Up Packet CHAPTER 20
Week6: 02-24 Virgin relaxer Chapter 20
Week 7 03-03 Relaxer retouch practical exam Chapter 20
Week 8 03-10 Relaxer Unit Exam Chapter 20
Week9 03-24 Learn to section 9 sections for Permanent Wave Chapter 20
Week 10 03-31 Learn types of rod placements Chapter 20
Week11:04-07 Permanent wave practical exam Chapter 20 (state board)
Week 12 04-14 Permanent wave unit exam Chapter 20
Week13:04-21 Soft curl product knowledge and procedure Chapter 20
Week 14 04-28 Soft curl procedure exam Chapter 20
Week 15 05-05 Unit exam Chapter 20
Week 16 Final

Final Exam Date May 11, 2021 - 1:0 PM   Through  May 11, 2021 - 2:0 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Unit Exams 35%.
Skills 30%.
Special Assignment 15%.
Final 20%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies CELLPHONE POLICY

1. Students may NOT use their cell phone/smart watch during theory and lab time. Cell phones are not allowed on the lab floor, theory classroom during theory, in your pocket, reception desk, dispensary or supply caddy. When not in use, cell phones 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. Smart watch is NOT allowed during an exam. Violators will receive a ZERO if wearing a smart watch during an exam.
3. Office phones and the front desk phones are off limits to all students unless authorized by an instructor.

Cellphone Disciplinary Action

1st offense: A written Notification and 1 Hour off the clock
2nd & additional offenses: A written Notification and half day suspension

All students must inform their instructor before clocking out; when leaving the building, going to the car, break or going home for the day.

*TDLR mandates that any student enrolled in a cosmetology program must clock out when leaving the facility.*

Please Note: Lamar State College is a Smoke Free Campus
The following regulations have been adopted by Lamar State College-Port Arthur.
2.1. All campus buildings are designated "smoke free." Included in this designation are all
instructional facilities; faculty, staff, and administrative offices; and student services areas.
2.2. Tobacco products include all types of tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco,
electronic cigarettes, pipes and hookahs.
2.3. The use of all tobacco products is prohibited on campus.
2.4. The sale of tobacco products on campus is prohibited.
2.5. Smoking is prohibited in those campus-owned vehicles that are available for general
2.6. As used in this policy, the term "smoking" shall include all of the following:
2.6.1. Carrying or holding a lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, or any other lighted smoking equipment
Or device;
2.6.2. Lighting a pipe, cigar, cigarette, or any other smoking equipment or device;
2.6.3. Emitting or exhaling the smoke of a pipe, cigar, cigarette, or any other smoking equipment
Or device.
2.7. The Tobacco Free Workplace Policy applies to college facilities used by off-campus groups
As well as college groups.


A professional attire is required at all times..

1. SOLID BLACK Lab Jacket of Vest.
2. The uniform must be ironed & wrinkle-free.
3. Approved Lamar Cosmetology t-shirts (Optional
4. No hoodies.
5. Jewelry - Limit your jewelry for safety, sanitation and practicality.
6. Tennis shoes or workforce shoes or peep-toe shoes must be worn at all times.
7. No hats, caps, wave caps or wrap caps, scarves allowed while on the clock.
8. LSCPA Cosmetology emblem ONLY displayed on your lab jacket or scrub top (Optional).
9. All non-compliance jackets MUST be removed before clocking in.
10. Hair must be neat and presentable daily. (Remember you are your biggest advertisement)
11. Nails should be well trimmed and manicured. Artificial nails are acceptable if trimmed to
a ?practical length?.
12. Uniforms and shoes will be monitored and checked on a regular basis.

Dress Code Violation:

Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the loss of hours and sent home until in compliance with LSCPA cosmetology dress code.

*Upon clocking in, all students must be in their assigned classroom or lab and on task at all times. Any student MIA / not on task for an extend amount of time will be clocked out by their instructor.*
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 Cosmetology Student Handbook
Please review the cosmetology program handbook below.

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.