Note: Students must provide their own transportation in those courses
requiring off-campus clinical instruction or observation and defray any
resulting personal expense. Students involved with clinical practice must
carry professional liability insurance and meet departmental health requirements.
90. Phonetics of American English (3)
Perceptual and physiological characteristics of American English speech sounds; application of phonetics to the study of normal and abnormal speech patterns and regional dialects. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
95. Introduction to Verbal Development (3)
Study of normal verbal development; compilation of developmental milestones in speech and language acquisition.
102. Speech Science I: Anatomy and Physiology (3)
Anatomic and physiologic bases of the speech and hearing mechanisms.
103. Speech Science II: Acoustics and Preparatory Sound (3)
Physiological acoustics, psychoacoustics, acoustic phonetics, and perception of speech. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
104L. Physiology and Anatomy Laboratory (1)
Prerequisites: CD 102 (or concurrently.) Laboratory study of anatomy and physiology of speech and language; cadaver dissection.
105. Disorders of Articulation (3)
Prerequisites: CD 80, 95, 101, 102. Seminar on the assessment and treatment of articulation and phonological disorders. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
106W. Written Language Skills
for Teaching the Communicatively Handicapped (3)
Prerequisite: Engl 1. Comparative analysis of the structure of written language of normally developing and language handicapped children.
107. Observation in Communicative Disorders:
Speech-Language Pathology (1-3; max total 3)
Prerequisites: CD 80, 95, 101, 102, 103, 105; corequisite: CD 110. Observation of assessment, treatment, parent counseling, and other clinical services in the University Speech and Hearing Clinic or at other professional settings.
108. Field Experience in Communicative Disorders:
Education of the Deaf (1-3; max total 3)
Observation of diagnostic evaluations, parent counseling and education/clinical services at clinical sites on campus, in public and/or private schools, and at residential schools for the deaf.
109. Disorders of Language (3)
Prerequisites: CD 80, 95, 101, 102. Seminar on description and analysis of language disorders in children; assessment, prognostic, and therapeutic procedures related to language disorders in both children and adults. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
110. Diagnostic Procedures (3)
Prerequisites: CD 80, 95, 101, 102, 105. Must be taken concurrently with CD 107 (1 unit). Seminar in the selection and use of various speech, language, voice, and prosody tests and procedures used in the diagnostic process. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
112. Voice Disorders (3)
Prerequisites: CD 80, 95, 101, 102. Seminar in normal and deviant vocal productions; assessment, prognostic, and therapeutic procedures related to voice disorders. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
113. Introduction to Birth Defects (3)
Etiology, physical characteristics, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of genetic and nongenetic syndromes. Implications of various diagnoses for the health professional. Discussion of newborn and carder screening, prenatal diagnosis, local services, genetic counseling, and ethical considerations.
114. Education of Exceptional Children (3)
Identification of common and differentiating characteristics of exceptional children. Diagnostic and instructional programs, legal provisions, and certification requirements. Observation in clinical sites on and off campus, public and/or parochial schools. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
115. Disorders of Fluency (3)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95, 102. Seminar in the description and analysis of disorders of fluency.
116. Prescriptive and Individualized Instruction (3)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95. Development and examination of methods and materials relative to individual learning problems; study of models and individual programs. (2 seminar, 2 lab hours)
128. Observation in Communicative Disorders: Audiology (1-3; max total
Observation of audiologic testing; practice in audiological testing; practice in interpreting test results.
130. Clinical Practice in Speech and Hearing Therapy (1-3; max total
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95, 102, 103, 105, 107, l10. Supervised clinical practice in speech and hearing therapy; diagnosis of speech deficiencies, referral procedures, parent counseling, case records. Clinical sites on campus, satellite centers, public and/or private schools. (Lab fee, $10)
131. Principles of Audiology (3)
Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in C D 128. Definition of hearing loss and the medical aspects of hearing loss; an introduction to hearing conservation; testing procedures utilized in detection and evaluation of hearing loss; basic interpretation of diagnostic test results.
136. Manual Communication for the Deaf (3)
Development of skills necessary to communicate with deaf adults and children.
137. History, Education, and Psychology of Deafness (4)
Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in C D 108. History of the education of the deaf; research studies related to psychology, social adjustments, and learning problems of the deaf; psychological implications and effects of deafness on families, cultural and social aspects of deafness; school record and testing procedures. (May include lab hours)
138. American Sign Language (3)
Introduction to a language developed in a visual/gestural mode and used by the general deaf population. Emphasis on principles of American Sign Language, especially grammatical structure and basic lexicon. Basic conversational skills for communicating with deaf children and adults.
140. Behavior Modification for the Multihandicapped Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Techniques of adapting behavior modification principles with multihandicapped deaf children. Includes contingency contracting, positive reinforcement, charting behavior and videotaped observation.
160. Clinical Practice in Education of the Deaf (2; max total -6)
Prerequisite: CD 135, 162, 163, 164. Supervised clinical participation and practice in clinical/classroom teaching of persons who are deaf and severely .hard of hearing; parent counseling. Therapy planning and implementation; clinical Sites on campus and public and/or private schools. (Lab fee, $10)
162. Speech for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95, 106. Seminar in techniques employed in the development of speech with deaf children. Yale charts and diacritical marking systems. Devices for developing all English sounds. Includes observation, demonstration, and. Practice with deaf children.
163. Language for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: C. D 80, 95, 106. Seminar in technique, employed in the development of language with deaf children; construction of English sentences and grammar; methods of correcting language mistakes of the deaf child; comparative studies, various language curricula.
164. Elementary School Subjects for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 95, 106, and permission of instructor. Seminar in detailed study of the process of teaching reading to deaf children. Investigation of classroom procedure and presentation of content areas (math, science, social studies); integration with visual instructional materials. Includes observation and demonstration. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
188T. Topics in Communicative Disorders (1-3; max total 6)
Speech pathology, audiology, education of the deaf, speech and hearing science, language disorders.
190. Independent Study (l-3; max total 6)
See Academic Placement - Independent Study.
(See Course Numbering System.)
202. Aural Rehabilitation (3)
Prerequisite: C D 128, 131, 133. A review of current habilitative/rehabilitative procedures employed in assisting the hearing impaired, including amplification, communication rehabilitation (speech, reading, auditory training, speech and language), and psychosocial issues. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
204. Seminar in Stuttering (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. In-depth study of specific characteristics, causes, and therapeutic approaches to remedial settings.
206. Seminar in Phonological Disorders (3)
Prerequisite: C D 90, 95, 105, 107, 110. Seminar in the phonological and articulatory processes and disorders in both the first and second language production; review of assessment and treatment procedures and research trends.
207. Dysphasia in Adults (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Seminar in the history of dysphasia; neurological concepts needed for understanding this disorder; application of linguistic theory to testing and therapy; formulation of programs for dysphasics.
209. Speech-Hearing in Public School Environment (1)
Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in C I) 164A. Seminar in selection, application, and interpretation of diagnostic tests for public school children; demonstration and application of therapy for children with a variety of language, hearing, or speech disorders; organization and administration of school speech and hearing program.
210. Seminar in Structural Speech Disorders (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Theories, etiologies, and habilitative processes. Emphasis given to orofacial growth and left palate.
212. Management of Severe Language Disorders (3)
Prerequisite: C D 109 and permission of instructor. Seminar in assessment and remediative approaches to severe language delayed and disordered children. Causation, assessment and remedial approaches for semantic, syntactic, and morphologic disorders.
213. Seminar in Neurological Speech Disorders (3)
Prerequisite: C D 102. Symptomatology, etiology, habilitative, and rehabilitative processes related to neurological speech disorders of children and adults.
214. Seminar in Language Disorders of Children (3)
Prerequisite: C D 95, 109. Etiology, symptomatology, assessment, and habilitation of language disorders in children. practical experience includes diagnosis and management of a child's language disorder. Clinic sites on campus and in public and/ or private schools.
230. Advanced Clinical Practice in Speech and Hearing Therapy (1-3;
max total 12)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95, 102, 103, 105, 107, 110. Supervised clinical practice in diagnosis/treatment of. complex speech and hearing .problems; causative .factors; outlining therapy; parent counseling; referrals. Clinic sites on campus, in satellite centers and public and/or private schools. (Lab fee, $10)
231. Audiology II (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Advanced differential diagnosis procedures. Special problems in audiology related to nonorganic hearing loss, central auditory loss, the "dizzy" patient, and the difficult to test patient. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
232. Seminar in Differential Diagnosis of Auditory Disorders in Children
Procedures for differentiating children who may have hearing deficits, mental retardation, emotional disturbances, or brain dysfunction. Syndromes characteristic of these disorders.
233. Seminar in Analysis of Hearing Aids (3)
Prerequisite: C D 131, 231 (or concurrent) and permission of instructor. An in-depth study of various amplification devices in the rehabilitation of the heading impaired. Electroacoustic analysis, psychoacoustlc measurements, various coupling devices and methods of selection, fitting, dispensing, and follow-up are included.
234. Seminar in Industrial Audiology (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Principles of industrial hearing conservation and the design of a comprehensive plan for a specific industry. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
235. Seminar: Instrumentation in Communicative Disorders (3)
An in-depth study of information relating to basic electroacoustic principles, test calibration equipment and procedures, signal generation, recording, storage and analysis, as well as information relating to specific instrumentation for clinical and research uses related specifically to communicative disorders. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
250. Advanced Clinical Practice Audiology (l-3; max total 12)
Prerequisite: C D 80, 90, 95, 102, 103, 128, 131. Supervised clinical practice in diagnosis and treatment of complex hearing problems; causative factors, counseling parents, therapy planning, etc. (Lab fee, $10)
260. Advanced Clinical Practice: Education of the Deaf (2; max total
Prerequisite: C D 135, 162, 163, 164, 202. Supervised clinical participation and practice in clinical/classroom teaching of persons who are deaf and severely hard of hearing; parent counseling. Therapy planning and implementation. Clinical sites on campus and in public and/or private schools. (Lab fee, $10)
262. Seminar in Speech for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite; C D 162, 202, permission of instructor; and successful completion of the NTE (General Knowledge'- Core Battery) or a Single or. Multiple Subject Credential. Development of oral communication for deaf children. Detailed study of essentials of good speech and methods to build or correct speech of the deaf. Projects in library' research or experimentation. Includes demonstration and off-campus practicum.
263. Seminar in Language for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: C D 163, permission of instructor; and successful completion of the NTE (General Knowledge - Core Battery) or a Single or Multiple Subject Credential. Investigation of language errors of the deaf. Techniques with deaf students. Specialized equipment and production of materials used in the classroom for the deaf. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
264. Seminar in Elementary School Subjects for the Deaf (3)
Prerequisite: C D 164 and successful completion of the NIB (General Knowledge - Core Battery) or a Single or Multiple Subject Credential. Special problems and techniques of adjusting the elementary school curriculum to the needs of deaf children; innovations and research in curriculum development. Project required. Includes demonstration and practice.
268. Internship with the Deaf (6)
Prerequisite: C D 135, 164B, 262, 263, 264, and successful completion of the NTE (General Knowledge - Core Battery) or a Single or Multiple Subject Credential. Supervised internship in a residential school for the deaf. Full time in residence for 8 weeks. CR/NC grading only. (Lab fee, $10)
270. Seminar in Organization and Management of Speech, Language, and
Hearing Clinics (1-3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Elements of leadership in communicative disorders program. Establishing, organizing, and maintaining speech, language, and hearing clinics in colleges and universities, public schools, hospitals, and private organizational settings.
290. Independent Study (l-3; max see reference)
See Academic .Placement - Independent Study.
298. Individual or Group Research Project (1-6; max total 6)
Prerequisite: consent of advisory committee. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Utilization of communication research principles and techniques to select study design, determine data collection techniques, collect and process data, interpret findings, and prepare final written report. Same standards as for thesis.
299. Thesis (2-6; max total 6)
Prerequisite: See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis or project for the master's degree.
(See Course Numbering System.)
Communicative Disorders (CD)
300T. Selected Topics in Communicative Disorders
for Continuing Education (1-3)
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