Graduate Courses

Professional liability insurance is required of all students enrolled in off-campus clinical practicums in speech/language pathology or audiology. The insurance policy must cover the duration of the placement, beginning on or before the first day of the placement and extending through the final day of the placement.

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2017–2018 and 2018–2019; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Communication Sciences and Disorders: CSD

CSD 180E, 280E, 380E, 480E. Conference Course in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Readings in the literature of communication sciences and disorders designed to expand the graduate student's opportunity for individual consultation both in research and in informational aspects of the work. One, two, three, or four conference hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 181L, 281L, 381L. Clinical Practicum.

Supervised practicum in speech/language pathology or audiology. Two, four, or six clinical teaching hours and one, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate program in speech/language pathology or audiology.

CSD 381P. Auditory Processing Disorders.

Assessment and treatment of disorders of the central auditory nervous system in children and adults. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 381P and 396D may not both be counted.

CSD 382P. Auditory Rehabilitation.

Acoustic, vocational, social, and psychological rehabilitation of the hearing-impaired child and adult. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 382P and 394H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 383N. Seminar in Human Communication Development.

Strategies for original research in developmental sequences of communication behaviors and for research in classroom applications; representative topics include linguistic behaviors, oral language development, and second language instruction. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 383P. Surgically Implanted Auditory Prostheses.

Determining candidacy for treatment, programming devices, and evaluating treatment outcomes associated with implantable hearing technologies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 383P and 396G may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 384P. Problems in Audiology.

A review of current literature on diagnostic procedures; habilitation for hearing-impaired children or rehabilitation for adults. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

CSD 185C, 285C, 385C. Clinical Practicum in Pediatric Speech/Language Pathology.

For 185C, one lecture hour and two practicum hours a week for one semester; for 285C, one lecture hour and five practicum hours a week for one semester; for 385C, one lecture hour and eight practicum hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Communication Sciences and Disorders 367K, or registration for Communication Sciences and Disorders 393D (Topic 2: Developmental Speech Disorders) or 393D (Topic 5: Developmental Language Disorders).

CSD 185D, 285D, 385D. Clinical Practicum in Adult Speech/Language Pathology.

Restricted to master's students in speech/language pathology. Practicum in the prevention and treatment of speech and/or language disorders in adults. For 185D, one lecture hour and three practicum hours a week for one semester; for 285D, one lecture hour and six practicum hours a week for one semester; for 385D, one lecture hour and nine practicum hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Communication Sciences and Disorders 371, or registration for Communication Sciences and Disorders 393E (Topic 3: Acquired Language Disorders) or 393F (Topic 2: Acquired Speech Disorders); and at least three semester hours of graduate coursework in adult speech/language pathology.

CSD 185H, 285H, 385H. Clinical Practicum in Audiology.

Restricted to doctoral students in audiology. Practicum in prevention, assessment, and intervention in hearing disorders. For 185H, one lecture hour and three practicum hours a week for one semester; for 285H, one lecture hour and six practicum hours a week for one semester; for 385H, one lecture hour and nine practicum hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and credit or registration for Communication Sciences and Disorders 378.

CSD 186D, 286D. Assessment of Speech and Language Disorders.

Restricted to master's students in speech/language pathology. Differential diagnosis and assessment of communication disorders. For 186D, one lecture hour and three practicum hours a week for one semester, for 286D, two lecture hours and six practicum hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Communication Sciences and Disorders 285C and 285D, and one hundred clinical clock hours. At least two semester hours of coursework in assessment in speech language pathology are recommended.

CSD 386N. Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Strategies and methodology in the design and analysis of research in communication sciences and disorders. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 287E, 387E. Speech/Language Pathology Externship.

Restricted to master's students in speech/language pathology. Field placement in speech/language pathology. For 287E, the equivalent of one lecture hour and twenty-four practicum hours a week for one semester, for 387E, the equivalent of one lecture hour and thirty-six hours practicum hours a week for one semester; additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Communication Sciences and Disorders 285C and 285D, and one hundred clinical clock hours.

CSD 187P, 287P, 387P. Clinical Practicum in Audiology.

Restricted to professional students in audiology. For 187P, one lecture hour and three practicum hours a week for one semester; for 287P, one lecture hour and six practicum hours a week for one semester; for 387P, one lecture hour and nine practicum hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Communication Sciences and Disorders 185H, 285H, or 385H; and one hundred clinical clock hours.

CSD 190Q, 390Q. Business Applications.

Issues associated with the development, operation, and management of businesses devoted to service delivery in audiology and speech-language pathology. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 190J, 390J and 190Q, 390Q may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 291E, 391E. Language Theory and Bilingualism.

For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 391P. Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System.

Subjects associated with the structure and function of the auditory system, including hearing and balance mechanisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 391P and 391Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 391Q. Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System.

Subjects associated with the structure and function of the auditory system, including hearing and balance mechanisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 391P and 391Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 392P. Speech Perception: Theories and Clinical Aspects.

Overview of theories and research findings related to human speech perception and recognition. Subjects include acoustic characteristics of speech categorical perception, infant speech perception, and effects of hearing loss. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 392P and 392S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 392Q. Counseling in Audiology.

Addresses audiologist counseling roles when working with hearing impaired individuals and their families. Includes both classroom and laboratory activities designed to further enhance the subjects presented. Two lecture hours a week and one-and-one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 392Q and 392U may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 392S. Speech Perception: Theories and Clinical Aspects.

Overview of theories and research findings related to human speech perception and recognition. Subjects include acoustic characteristics of speech categorical perception, infant speech perception, and effects of hearing loss. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 392P and 392S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 193D, 293D, 393D. Evaluation and Treatment in Speech/Language Pathology.

Core courses for clinical competence in speech/language pathology. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Voice Disorders.
Topic 2: Developmental Speech Disorders.
Topic 3: Fluency Disorders.
Topic 5: Developmental Language Disorders.

CSD 193E, 293E, 393E. Topics Cognate to Speech/Language Pathology.

New developments in related areas and their applications to speech/language pathology. Topics include infants and young children, clinical instrumentation, neuroanatomy, genetic considerations in speech/language pathology, prosody. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Dysphagia.
Topic 2: Measurement in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Topic 3: Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders. Additional prerequisite: Graduate standing
Topic 4: Collaborative Models of Assessment and Intervention for Bilingual Children.
Topic 7: Cognitive and Linguistic Foundations of Language Development and Disorders. Presents a framework for understanding the cognitive and linguistic mechanisms that underlie language development and disorders. Includes linguistic and psycholinguistic theories of language development.
Topic 8: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism. In-depth study of the anatomy and physiology of structures involved in speech, language, hearing, and swallowing. Includes anatomical and physiological mechanisms of respiration, phonation, articulation and hearing; and the central nervous system and blood supply to the speech and hearing mechanism. Communication Sciences and Disorders 358, and 393E (Topic 8) may not both be counted.

CSD 293F, 393F. Recent Developments in Speech/Language Pathology.

Current developments in selected categories of speech and language disorders; designed to provide depth in one or more areas. Two or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Aphasia.
Topic 2: Acquired Speech Disorders.
Topic 3: Team Management of Craniofacial Patients.

CSD 393G. Measurement and Bias in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Selected topics in speech/language pathology, including pronunciation problems in second language learning, remedial programs for the disadvantaged, and multicultural assessment. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Multicultural Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

CSD 393J. Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders 2.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 293K, 393K. Child Language Disorders.

For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 394C. Amplifying Systems in Aural Rehabilitation.

Principles of hearing aid circuitry and looped systems; ear molds and acoustic properties thereof; electroacoustic properties of hearing aids and selection procedures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394C and 394P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Communication Sciences and Disorders 378 or 396M or consent of instructor.

CSD 394D. Hearing Conservation.

Auditory and nonauditory effects of noise; damage-risk criteria; federal and state laws governing noise and noise control; acoustic measurement procedures; identification audiometry; ear protection; nonorganic hearing loss and evaluative procedures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394D and 394Q may not both be counted Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Communication Sciences and Disorders 378.

CSD 394E. Auditory Electrophysiology.

Review of the auditory nervous system; in-depth evaluation of electrodermal, electroencephalographic, and electrocardiographic audiometry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394E and 394G may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Communication Sciences and Disorders 378 or consent of instructor.

CSD 394G. Auditory Electrophysiology.

Review of the auditory nervous system; in-depth evaluation of electrodermal, electroencephalographic, and electrocardiographic audiometry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394E and 394G may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Communication Sciences and Disorders 396Q.

CSD 394K. Problems in Audiology.

A review of current literature on diagnostic procedures; habilitation for hearing-impaired children or rehabilitation for adults. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Communication Sciences and Disorders 373 and 378, or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Aural Habilitation.
Topic 2: Psychoacoustics. Anatomy and physiology of the peripheral auditory system; behavioral measures of auditory performance-masking, sound localization, pitch and loudness perception, temporary and permanent hearing loss.
Topic 3: Readings in Audiology.

CSD 394P. Amplifying Systems in Aural Rehabilitation.

Principles of hearing aid circuitry and looped systems; ear molds and acoustic properties thereof; electroacoustic properties of hearing aids and selection procedures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394C and 394P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 394Q. Hearing Conservation.

Auditory and nonauditory effects of noise; damage-risk criteria; federal and state laws governing noise and noise control; acoustic measurement procedures; identification audiometry; ear protection; nonorganic hearing loss and evaluative procedures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394D and 394Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 394S. Medical Audiology.

Audiologic implications of pathology and medical and/or surgical treatment of the ear; otologic diagnoses. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 394F and 394S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 395C. Language Acquisition in Deaf Children.

Examination of current research studies in expressive and receptive language function; relationships of research to existing classroom procedures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

CSD 395G. Strategies for Speech Improvement of the Deaf.

Designs for evaluation and intervention to improve the speech of deaf students. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, concurrent enrollment in Communication Sciences and Disorders 195L, and consent of instructor.

CSD 195L. Speech Improvement in the Hearing Impaired: Practicum.

Supervised clinical experience conducting speech development activities with hearing-impaired children. Two hours of clinical teaching a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and concurrent enrollment in Communication Sciences and Disorders 395G.

CSD 395N. Neurobiological Perspectives on Speech and Language.

Overview of sensory, motor, and neurophysiological correlates of speech and language. Topics include neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the human brain, with emphasis on motor pathways, representation in the brain, neuroimaging, neurophonetic processing, and hemispheric specialization. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 395P. Problems in Deafness.

Selected topics on the implications of deafness for the deaf child's development. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 395Q. Pediatric Audiology.

Current methods of testing the hearing of young children; included are identification, electrophysiological and operant audiometry, and medical aspects of hearing loss in children. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 395 and 395Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 396C. Advanced Amplifying Systems.

Fitting of advanced amplification systems, including digital hearing aids, frequency modulation and other wireless systems, and assistive listening devices. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396C and 396Q may not both be counted Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Communication Sciences and Disorders 394C.

CSD 396D. Auditory Processing Disorders.

Assessment and treatment of disorders of the central auditory nervous system in children and adults. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 381P and 396D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 396E. Advanced Auditory Electrophysiology.

Advanced diagnostic tools, including acoustic immittance, otoacoustic emissions, auditory evoked potentials, intraoperative monitoring, and vestibular function. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396E and 396R may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Communication Sciences and Disorders 394E.

CSD 396M. Instrumentation in Communication Sciences.

Electrophysiological and electroacoustic procedures in the study of communication behaviors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396M and 396P may not both be counted Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

CSD 396N. Speech Production and Perception.

Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying the encoding and decoding of speech. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Communication Sciences and Disorders 358S, 396N, Linguistics 358S. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 396P. Instrumentation in Communication Sciences.

Electrophysiological and electroacoustic procedures in the study of communication behaviors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396M and 396P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Communication Sciences and Disorders 394P or 394C, and consent of instructor.

CSD 396Q. Advanced Amplifying Systems.

Fitting of advanced amplification systems, including digital hearing aids, frequency modulation and other wireless systems, and assistive listening devices. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396C and 396Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 396R. Advanced Auditory Electrophysiology.

Advanced diagnostic tools, including acoustic immittance, otoacoustic emissions, auditory evoked potentials, intraoperative monitoring, and vestibular function. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 396E and 396R may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 397, 697, 997. Clinical Externship in Audiology.

Restricted to students in the Doctor of Audiology program. Intensive clinical experience in a work setting. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

CSD 698. Thesis.

The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in communication sciences and disorders and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Communication Sciences and Disorders 698A.

CSD 398P. Research Project in Audiology.

Restricted to students in the Doctor of Audiology program. Research supervised by a faculty member. Includes reading and integrating the relevant literature. Students prepare research results in a manuscript suitable for publication. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 398P and 398Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Communication Sciences and Disorders 386N.

CSD 398Q. Research Project in Audiology.

Restricted to students in the Doctor of Audiology program. Research supervised by a faculty member. Includes reading and integrating the relevant literature. Students prepare research results in a manuscript suitable for publication. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. Communication Sciences and Disorders 398P and 398Q may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in communication sciences and disorders and consent of the graduate adviser.

CSD 398T. Supervised Teaching in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

CSD 399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

CSD 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Communication Sciences and Disorders 399R, 699R, or 999R.