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Communication Sciences and Disorders Courses (Graduate)


CD
901 Introduction to Graduate and Clinical Skills
Experience in professional writing and procedures. Directed observations will be included to increase problem solving skills.
2 credits

CD 910 Speech-Language Development, Differences and Disorders
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Normal acquisition of speech and language including semantics, morphology, syntax, phonology, pragmatics.  Examination of cultural differences. Introduction to disorders.
3 credits.

CD 920 Articulatory and Phonological Disorders
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, intervention of developmental and acquired disorders.  Emphasis on birth through school-age. Some discussion across lifespan.
3 credits.

CD 921 Language Disorders in Children
Prevention, etiology, characteristics, evaluation, intervention in children’s language differences and disorders. Emphasis on spoken language with introduction to written language.
3 credits.

CD 922 Language Disorders in Adults
Study of the neurological basis, etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, and intervention of acquired language disorders in adults.
3 credits.

CD 923 Fluency Disorders
Etiology and characteristics of fluency disorders.  In addition, the prevention, evaluation, and intervention for people who have fluency disorders.
3 credits.

CD 924 Voice Disorders
Study of the etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, and intervention of voice and resonance disorders in children and adults.
3 credits.

CD 925 Motor Speech Disorders                                                   
Study of the neurological basis, etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, and intervention of motor speech disorders in children and adults.
3 credits.

CD 926 Reading and Writing Disabilities
Prerequisite: CD 921
Reading and writing development/disorders across the lifespan.  Topics: integration of theories, research, and practice; etiology, characteristics, prevention, assessment, and intervention.
3 credits.

CD 927 Audiology
A speech-language pathology focused course about prevention, etiology, characteristics, evaluation/interpretation, and social aspects of hearing loss across diverse populations.
3 credits.

CD 928 Aural Rehabilitation
Prerequisite: CD 927
Evaluation and management of hearing related communication difficulties across the lifespan, including amplification, speech perception- and communication training, speech-language therapy, counseling.
3 credits.

CD 929 Dysphagia
Study of the anatomical/physiological basis, etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, and intervention of swallowing disorders in children and adults.
3 credits.

CD 940 Evaluation and Diagnosis in Speech-Language Pathology
Prerequisites: CD 920, CD 921 or CD 922
Intensive study of theory, psychometrics, concepts of assessment, and diagnosis. Focuses on scientific method. Includes planning, interpretation, report writing, recommendations.
3 credits.

CD 946 Organization of Speech-Language Programs in the Schools
Prerequisites: CD 920, CD 921
Issues related to SLPs in schools.  Includes state and federal regulations, case selection, referral process, scheduling, collaboration, inclusion, support personnel.
1 credit.

CD 947 Augmentative/Alternative Communication

This course will provide the framework for identifying AAC needs and implementing strategies for functional outcomes.

1 credit.

 

CD 950 Cognitive Aspects of Communication
Prerequisites: CD 921, CD 922
Etiology, characteristics, prevention, evaluation, intervention of developmental and acquired cognitive disorders related to communication sciences and disorders across the lifespan.
2 credits.

CD 970 Independent Study in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Students may elect to take an independent study in course content, practicum experience, or independent research.
1-3 credits.

CD 980 Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisite: At least 18 graduate credits.
Principles of research in communication sciences and disorders including ethics, methodology, design, statistics, evaluation and research writing
3 credits.

CD 987 Special Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisites: CD 920, CD 921, CD 922
In-depth studies of contemporary issues in communication sciences and disorders.
1-3 credits.

CD 990 Speech-Language-Hearing Practicum: Clinic
Prerequisites: CD 920, CD 921 or CD 922
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Experience in evaluation and intervention of speech, language, and hearing disorders in the college clinic with direct supervision.
1-3 credits.

CD 991 Speech-Language-Hearing Practicum: Externships
Prerequisites: CD 920, CD 921, CD 922, CD 927, CD 940, CD 946,
CD 990
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Experience in evaluation and intervention of speech, language, and hearing disorders in externships with direct supervision.
3 credits

 

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