50300 CLINICAL PRACTICUM IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY II. Prerequisites:40300.
Students must be recommended by the COSD faculty. Supervised clinical experience
in the management of the most common speech and language disorders. (NOTE: A
minimum of two semesters required for undergraduate students with a maximum
of three semesters allowed. Graduate students with less than 30 clinical clock
hours will be considered for enrollment.)
50323 COUNSELING SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND THEIR FAMILIES. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing. Theories, principles and practices in counseling special populations and their families with a focus on the communicatively impaired. Appropriate counseling strategies and techniques are explored with practical application experiences included.
50343 ADVANCED AURAL REHABILITATION. Prerequisites: COSD 30343 and COSD 30363 or permission of instructor; senior or graduate standing. Theories of assessment and intervention in identification and aural rehabilitation of hearing-impaired and deaf children and adults. Includes methods of evaluation and training in the areas of audition, amplification, speech, language, speechreading, assistive listening devices, and communication modes and strategies.
50350 CLINICAL PRACTICUM IN AUDIOLOGY. Prerequisites: Senior or graduate standing. Students must be recommended for enrollment by the Communication Disorders (CD) faculty. Such recommendations are based on the student's: 1) performance in COSD coursework with a grade of "C" or better expected in all COSD courses; and 2) previous clinical experience and performance with students expected to complete two semesters of COSD 40300 with a grade of "C" or better. A laboratory course in basic audiological testing techniques involving assessments and evaluation of the hearing function. (1-3 sem. hrs.)
50353 PSYCHOLINGUISTICS. Prerequisite: Phonetics or permission of instructor. An introduction to the history, scope, problems and present state of the psychology in language. Includes survey of theories, and methods of investigation of the several disciplines concerned with the scientific studies of language.
50363 SEMINAR ON STUTTERING. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing and permission of instructor. A study of fluency development and breakdown in children and adults. Descriptions and development of speech fluency, onset and development of stuttering, characteristics of stuttering and people who stutter, and theories of stuttering are reviewed.
50373 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing in speech-language pathology or permission of instructor. A study of the medical and biophysical bases of communication disorders and the relevant medical management of such issues as part of the total treatment program.
50383 SEMINAR ON VOICE DISORDERS. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing and permission of instructor. A study of theories, classification systems and etiologies, with emphasis on respiration, phonation, resonance and articulation factors as they relate to disorders of voice.
50393 BASIC EVALUATIVE INSTRUMENTS FOR LANGUAGE DISORDERS. Theory, administration and interpretation of basic evaluative instruments and indications for therapy.
50970 DIRECTED STUDIES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS. Prerequisites: Senior or graduate standing; Permission of instructor. Directed study focusing on specialized topic in communication sciences and disorders.. (1-6 sem. hrs., 3 hrs. maximum per semester)
60300 PRACTICUM IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology and permission of instructor. Advanced clinical practice and evaluation of speech and language disorders. One semester hour required for each semester a student performs clinical practice up to six hours.
60313 MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology. A study of the effects of neuropathology on motor speech performance skills. Etiology, symptomatology, evaluation, and treatment of motor speech disorders in children and adults are examined.
60323 EVALUATION AND DIAGNOSIS. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology and permission of instructor. A study of the theory, and some participation and observation of diagnostic teams working with speech and language problems.
60333 EVALUATION AND DIAGNOSIS: MINORITY LANGUAGE PROBLEMS. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in communication pathology and consent of instructor. Study of literature in standardized and nonstandardized methods of evaluating minority language populations. Course includes a lab.
60343 SEMINAR ON LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN CHILDREN. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology and permission of instructor. Principles in the assessment and treatment of language disorders in infants, preschoolers, school-aged and adolescents.
60353 SOCIOLINGUISTICS. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor. Study of social use of language by ethnically and culturally different individuals who speak a different language or dialect. Special emphasis will be given to the Mexican-American in the Southwest.
60363 OROFACIAL PATHOLOGIES. Prerequisite: Speech 30303 or permission of instructor. Study of pathology of structure and function of the speech mechanism as related to cleft palate.
60373 NORMAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN BILINGUAL POPULATIONS. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology and/or consent of instructor. Study of theories of first and second language acquisition; childhood bilingualism, societal and individual influences on bilingualism, neurolinguistic, psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic aspects of bilingualism.
60383 ADVANCED STUDY OF LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. Intensive study and analysis of language in normal children at various developmental levels.
60390 SEMINAR ON COMMUNICATION DISORDERS. In depth study of a communication disorder. Seminar content may vary and may include such topics as dysphagia, organic disorders in children, assessment and treatment of voice disorders, and assessment and treatment of articulation disorders. Three hour maximum per semester.
60393 ADULT NEUROLINGUISTIC DISORDERS. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in speech-language pathology. A study of the effects of neuropathology on the language skills of adults. Etiology, symptomatology, evaluation, and treatment of adult neurogenic language disorders including aphasia, dementia, right CVA, and traumatic brain injury are examined.
60970 DIRECTED STUDIES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Advanced study of specialized topic in communication sciences and disorders.
70313 ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF STUTTERING. Prerequisites: COSD 50363; senior or graduate standing. A study of the assessment and treatment of stuttering in preschool, school-aged, and adults who stutter. Assessment issues including behavioral and attitudinal analyses are reviewed. Differential treatment is discussed in terms of current therapies.
70323 RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS. A review of research design and evaluation in communication sciences and disorders. Emphasis on improved skills in both consuming and producing research in the fields of speech science, speech-language pathology and audiology.
70343 DYSPHAGIA/AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION. Prerequisites: COSD 60313 and COSD 60393; or permission of instructor. This two-part course examines the etiology, symptomatology, evaluation, and treatment of swallowing disorders followed by a study of the use of augmentative and alternative technology for individuals with severe communication disorders
70980 THESIS. Prerequisite: Permission of chair.
70990 THESIS. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy. Continuation of 70980.