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CSD 130. Introduction to Human Communication Disorders (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Communication disorders in children and adults; their incidence and effect on the individual and community.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
  • GOAL AREA 7: RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE U.S.


CSD 171. American Sign Language

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Deaf culture and the development/role of American Sign Language. Acquisition of receptive skills and expressive use of American Sign Language.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


CSD 220. Phonetics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The international phonetic alphabet. The phonemes of the English language from physiological and phonological perspectives. Utilization of the IPA to improve pronunciation skills and understanding American dialects.
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 230. Global Perspectives on Communication Disorders (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Comparative perspectives and understanding of communication disorders around the globe; the intersection of educational and health issues with communication disorders.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


CSD 271. American Sign Language II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Deaf community as a linguistic and cultural group. Acquisition of intermediate receptive and expressive skills in ASL.
Prerequisites: CSD 171
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 322. Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Gross anatomy and physiology of the structures and processes related to respiration, phonation, articulation and central nervous system functioning.
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 326. Hearing and Speech Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Characteristics and measurement of speech production and perception, anatomy and physiology of the auditory mechanism and an introduction to psychoacoustics.
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 380. Language Remediation for the Mentally Retarded & Language Handicapped Child

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Language development; tests of language; methods and materials. Not open to majors in Communication Disorders.
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 415. Topics in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Credits: 1-2 View Details
Description: Specialized topics related to speech, language and hearing. Areas of current interest to faculty and/or students. A maximum of 6 credits can be applied to a master's degree program. Repeatable for students who have completed their Master's degree.
Semester Offered:
  • Summer
  • DEMAND


CSD 426. Neurological Bases of Speech and Language

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of speech and language. Speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders associated with different types of brain damage.
Prerequisites: CSD 322
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 427. Language and Language Disorders in Adults

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Typical language and cognition in adults, aging effects and the nature of language and cognitive disorders encountered in the aged population.
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 432. Fluency Disorders

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The nature and causes of disorders of fluency; approaches for assessing and treating fluency disorders.
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 434. Articulation Disorders

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of articulation in children; factors that enhance or impede development; diagnostic procedures used in articulation assessment; treatment strategies for disorders of articulation.
Prerequisites: CSD 220
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 441. Hearing Measurement

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Causes and effects of hearing disorders, classification of hearing loss, and medical management procedures. Basic audiometric procedures. Laboratory participation and clinical competency demonstration required.
Prerequisites: CSD 326
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 442. Audiologic Rehabilitation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Effects of hearing loss on language and communication for children and adults. Interpretation of audiological results. Rehabilitation strategies. Audiogram interpretation and intervention planning.
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Internships are offered at the discretion of departments. Course number and number of credits are determined by the departments. Contact departmental offices for further information. 16 credits maximum in any one program.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CSD 450. Clinical Methods and Procedures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Clinical methods and procedures applicable to assessment and intervention strategies in speech-language pathology and audiology.
Prerequisites: CSD 434
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 452. Practicum I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Supervised training in speech-language and hearing therapy techniques.
Prerequisites: CSD 434, CSD 450
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CSD 453. Practicum II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Supervised training in speech-language and hearing therapy techniques.
Prerequisites: CSD 452
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CSD 457. Clinical Practice Settings

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Operating procedures of the communication disorders professional in a variety of work settings; federal and state legislation; organizing and evaluating programs.
Prerequisites: CSD 130
Semester Offered: Spring


CSD 460. Language Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Language concepts, theory, and terminology. Basic principles and parameters of normal language development. Covers prelinguistic, phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic areas.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 461. Language Disorders: Assessment and Intervention

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Description of common language disorders. Strategies for assessing linguistic knowledge and usage. Intervention procedures for the remediation of language disorders.
Prerequisites: CSD 460-560
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CSD 465. Clinical Practice in the School

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Supervised experience in assisting and managing the speech, language, and hearing problems of school-aged children. Must be taken following the completion of all other courses in the major.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CSD 466. Augmentative Communication Systems

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Non-vocal communication techniques for non-speaking persons. Determining the most appropriate augmentative communication system for a particular client and teaching him/her how to use it.
Semester Offered: Fall


CSD 468. Child Language Development and Disorders

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Language development from birth through adolescence emphasizing content and processes. Recognition of language differences and deficits and suggestions for teaching language skills to the preschool and elementary child. Not open to CSD majors.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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