MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders (Phase II) (55 credits)
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- The student will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural bases and swallowing processes.
- The student will demonstrate knowledge of the nature of speech, language, hearing, and communication disorders and differences and swallowing disorders, including their etiologies, characteristics, anatomical/physiological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates. Specific knowledge must be demonstrated in swallowing.
- The student will possess knowledge of the principles and methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for people with communication and swallowing disorders, including consideration of anatomical/physiological, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates of the disorders in articulation, fluency, voice and resonance, receptive and expressive language, hearing - including the impact on speech and language, swallowing, cognitive and social aspects of communication, and communication modalities.
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