House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

CSME-1410-02 (Intro Hair Cutting-Theory)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorCathey, Donna F.
Phone(409) 984-6409
Chair:Michael Trahan
Telephone:(409) 984-6378
Hours:Mon.-Thurs. 4:00-4:30
Building:Cosmetology (PACB)
Room #:#115 A
Course Information
Course ID #10247
Course Subject-Number-SectionCSME-1410-02
Course TitleIntro Hair Cutting-Theory
Course Description Introduction to the theory and practice of hair cutting. Topics include terminology, implements, sectioning and finishing techniques.
Course Prerequisites CSME 1501 - Orientation to Cosmetology
Required Textbooks Milady's Standard textbook of Cosmetology - 2002 Edition, Theory Workbook, Exam Review Book and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Book.
Learning Objectives Identify terminology and practice basic workplace competencies related to haircutting and finishing techniques. Demonstrate proper use of implements, sectioning, haircutting and finishing skills.
Major Assignments Skill sheets for lab assignments.

Research topics assigned for special assignment presentation.

Unit tests and chapter assignments.

Discussion Topics Basic cutting techinques.

Current styling trends.

Classic styling techniques.

Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. See also Cosmetology Program Policies. A student with three absences may be dropped from this class.
Determination of Final Grade Unit Exams 25%, Skill objectives 25%, Special Assignments 25%, Final Exam 25%.
Final Exam Date March 24, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Mission Statement

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)


 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.


 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.


 Special Considerations

         The American 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 Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.

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