BS in Communication Science and Disorders 课程描述

CSD 240 Introduction to Communication Disorders (3 credit hours)

An introduction to the most advanced of neurological functions, human communication.  An emphasis will be placed on the knowledge of the profession and the disordered populations served by speech 语言 pathologists and audiologists. The course will include an introductory look at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association’s code of ethics and scope of practice. A total of 25 clinical observation hours (field experience) will be required for this course. 

CSD 250 Language Development (3 credit hours)

An introduction to 语言 acquisition across the lifespan, with an emphasis on basic concepts, theories of development, and consideration of 语言 differences in multicultural diverse populations.  先决条件:CSD 240. 

CSD 262 Phonetics (3 credit hours)

A study of speech sounds and associate International Phonetic Alphabet symbol as they relate to applications to normal and disordered populations, with practical experience in transcription provided. Recommendation: Ideally this course would be taken in conjunction with Eng 306 – Linguistics.  

CSD 266 Anatomy and Physiology (3 credit hours)

A comprehensive study of the anatomical and physiological processes and their related functions for the normal development of speech, 语言, 听力, 和吞咽.

CSD 300 Articulation and Phonological Disorders (3 credit hours)

 A study of normal and disordered speech production. The course content includes the diagnosis and treatment of articulation and phonological disorders, 语音理论, phonetic characteristics, 声音采集, and speech differences in a multicultural society. 前提条件:CSD 262. 

CSD 354 Introduction to Clinical Practice (2 credit hours)

An introduction to clinical experience reflecting on pre-clinical expectations of various clinical settings, report and goal writing, for various communication, 认知, 和吞咽 disorders. 前提条件:CSD 250 and CSD 300. 

CSD 363 Audiology (3 credit hours)

Introduction to anatomy and physiology of 听力; 听力 science; pure tone audiometric test interpretation; audiogram interpretation; and the nature, 学位, and prevention of 听力 loss.

CSD 364 Aural Rehabilitation (3 credit hours)

A study of the development of the auditory function, 听觉功能障碍, and multisensory approach to 康复中心ilitation. Introductory knowledge of amplification and assistive listening devices. 前提条件:CSD 363. 

CSD 370 Language Disorders (3 credit hours)

A study of 语言-disordered populations across the lifespan, including issues in prevention, with practical application for diagnosis and treatment. 前提条件:CSD 250.  

CSD 374 Clinical Practicum I (1 credit hours)

A clinical practicum experience that enables 学生 in the area of Speech Pathology to obtain supervised, hands-on practicum experiences in various communication, 认知, 吞咽, 还有听力障碍. This clinical practicum consists of 25 contact hours within pediatric and school-based populations, 每月的会议, and 外作业. This course is required for all CSD majors. 先决条件:CSD 354. 

CSD 399 Independent Study (1–4 credit hours)

This elective course designates a field of study that is not part of the regular curriculum. It is generally offered based on student interests and needs. Prerequisite: Submission and approval of “应用程序 for 入学 to Independent Study.” 

CSD 415 Speech and Hearing Science (3 credit hours)

Introduction to a basic understanding of acoustics, and of the acoustics involved in speech production and speech perception processes as they relate to the anatomy and physiology of the human speech production mechanism. 前提条件:CSD 262. 

CSD 460 Diagnostic Procedures (3 credit hours)

This course provides the basic foundations of the principles and practices commonly used by professionals in the assessment of communication, 认知, 的声音, 和吞咽 disorders. Experience in the use of standardized and non-standardized instruments with subsequent report and goal writing will be addressed. Prerequisites: CSD 262, 266, 363, and 370. 

CSD 467 Voice and Fluency Disorders (3 credit hours)

 Introduction to 的声音 and fluency disorders across the lifespan, 包括理论, anatomical and physiological basis, as well as characteristics of the various disorders.  Diagnosis and management will be included in discussion. 前提条件:CSD 415. 

CSD 470 Neuroanatomy (3 credit hours)

The study of the structure, organization and development of the central nervous system with a detailed study of the neurology of speech, 语言, 吞咽 and cognition. Case studies will be reviewed with discussion on various diseases, illnesses and injury to the central nervous system. Prerequisites: CSD 266 and Junior/Senior status.

CSD 474 Clinical Practicum II (1 credit hours)

A clinical practicum experience required for all CSD majors that enables 学生 in the area of Speech Pathology to obtain supervised, hands-on advanced practicum experiences in various communication, 认知, 吞咽, 还有听力障碍. This practicum consists of 每月的会议, 外作业, and 25 contact hours within more complex pediatric and geriatric populations in acute care, 康复中心, 长期护理, and/or other clinical settings. Prerequisite: CSD 354 and 470.