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Undergraduate Communication Sciences And Disorders Courses


CD 100 Introduction to Human Communication and its Disorders
LASC—Human Behavior and Social Processes; Individual and Community Well-being
Nature and causes of organic and functional speech, language and hearing problems, general awareness of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 103 Language Science
LASC—Thought, Language, and Culture
Introduction to basic linguistic knowledge including theoretical areas of pragmatics, semantics, syntax, morphology and phonology in a multicultural perspective.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 110 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
LASC—Natural Systems and Processes
Normal anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism with emphasis on respiration, phonation, articulation, audition, and neurology.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 115 Normal Development of Speech and Language
An in-depth coverage of the normal acquisition and development of speech and language, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 120 Introduction to Sign Language
Sign language systems and fingerspelling with emphasis on American Sign Language vocabulary and word order.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 193 Special Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders for First-Year Students
All "193" courses are approved for LASC but may vary by section. See current course listing for specific LASC area approval. Introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first-year students. Offered only as a First-Year Seminar.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 201 Hearing Science
LASC—Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum
Prerequisite: CD 110, Accuplacer Code> 3
Basic concepts/information needed to study audiology and aural rehabilitation: physical acoustics, physiological acoustics, and psycho-acoustics.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 202 Speech Science
Prerequisites: CD 110, CD 205, Accuplacer Code> 3
An exploration of the psycho-acoustic aspects of speech with an emphasis on laboratory analysis, including spectrography.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 205 Phonetics
The study of English speech sounds, their articulation and acoustic characteristics, and speech transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 301 Directed Observations
LASC—Writing Across the Curriculum (on successful completion of CD 401)
Prerequisite: Concurrent with CD 310 or CD 320
Beginning aspects of clinical issues including objectives, rapport, and timing. Therapy/diagnostic sessions will be viewed and highlighted by instructor.
Offered every year. 1 credit.

CD 305 Introduction to Audiology
Prerequisite: CD 201
Introduction to audiometric testing techniques and interpretation as related to ear pathologies.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 307 Intermediate Sign Language
Prerequisite: CD 120
Students gain more facility in sign usage. Receptive and expressive vocabularies are expanded and fluency increased.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 310 Language Disorders
Prerequisites: CD 100, CD 103, CD 110, CD 115, CD 205
Examination of the processes interfering with normal language acquisition and the disorders which disturb established
language skills in children and adults.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 320 Speech Disorders
Prerequisites: CD 100, CD 110, CD 115, CD 201, CD 202, CD 205,
Study of the theoretical bases of articulation, voice and fluency disorders. Etiology, characteristics, evaluation and rehabilitation of these disorders.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 400 Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation
Prerequisites: CD 201, CD 202, CD 305, CD 310, CD 320
Study of the theoretical basis of the characteristics, evaluation and treatment of individuals with hearing impairment across the life span.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 401 Advanced Directed Observations
LASC—Writing Across the Curriculum (on successful completion of CD 301)
Prerequisites: CD 301
Advanced aspects of clinical issues including procedures and material selection. Therapy/diagnostic sessions will
be viewed and highlighted by the instructor.
Offered every year. 2 credits.

CD 410 Professional Guidelines and Skills
LASC—Capstone
Prerequisites: CD 305, CD 310, CD 320
Presentation of professional issues; observation and practice in evaluation and treatment of speech-language disorders.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 430 Neuroscience for Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisites: CD 310, CD 320
Structure and function of the nervous system and its relation to normal and disordered speech, language, and hearing.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

CD 475 Selected Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisites: CD 310, CD 320
Selection of topics of mutual interest to the student and faculty. Timely topics and issues will be covered.
Offered every year. 1-3 credits.

CD 490 Independent Study in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisite: Junior and senior majors only
In-depth study, research, or field experience in an area of interest in speech-language pathology or audiology under
faculty supervision.
Offered every year. 1-3 credits.

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