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1150. Introduction to Communication Disorders

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: RHAG students cannot take more than 22 credits of 1000 level courses

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to normal communicative processes and to disorders of communication. CA 2. CA 4.

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2156Q. Speech and Hearing Science

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to sophomores or higher. Recommended preparation: MATH 1060 or the equivalent. Not open to students who have passed CDIS 1155Q or SLHS 3247.

Grading Basis: Graded

Fundamentals of acoustics specifically oriented to voice, speech production, and hearing. Human response to sound and its measurement. Introduction to acoustic instrumentation and software used in communication sciences. Examples of concepts to be covered include frequency, intensity, decibels, filters, pitch, loudness, formants, critical bands, and masking.

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2203. Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to soph or higher. No open for credit for students who have passed SLHS 3247.

Grading Basis: Graded

Anatomical, neurological and physiological principles fundamental to the understanding of speech and hearing.

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2204. Speech and Language Acquisition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to sophomores or higher. Not open for credit to students who have passed CDIS 3202.

Grading Basis: Graded

How children learn their first language, the effects of language on their thinking and behavior.

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3247. Introduction to Phonetic Principles

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2156 and 2203; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

The analysis of speech through the application of phonetic theory.

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3248. Introduction to Audiology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2156 and 2203; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the nature, causation, assessment and management of hearing impairment and the principles and techniques of public school conservation programs.

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3293. Foreign Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special topics taken in foreign study program. May be repeated for credit. Consent of Department Head required, normally granted prior to the student's departure. May count toward the major with consent of the advisor.

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3295. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary by section; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

With a change in content, may be repeated for credit.

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3298. Variable Topics

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary by section; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

With a change in topic, may be repeated for credit.

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3299. Independent Study

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

The course, for superior students, includes independent reading, periodic conferences, and such other work as desired by the instructor. With a change of content, may be repeated for credit.

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4123. Bilingualism in Typical and Atypical Populations: Language and Cognition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent, open to juniors or higher. Recommended preparation: basic phonetic principles or phonology courses, language development and language disorders.

Grading Basis: Graded

Biological and cognitive factors associated with language acquisition, cognitive reserve, Developmental Language Disorders in bilinguals. Emphasis on diagnosis, cognitive factors in language selection, and differences in reading opaque vs. transparent languages.

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4245. Neurosci Stdy Cognitive&Commun Disorders

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2203 and 2204; open to juniors or higher. Not open for credit to students who have passed CDIS 4244/W or SLHS 4335.

Grading Basis: Graded

Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system. Brain mechanisms that underlie speech, language, hearing, and cognition. Neurogenic communication disorders.

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4245W. Neurosci Stdy Cognitive&Commun Disorders

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2203 and 2204; ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to juniors or higher. Not open for credit to students who have passed CDIS 4244/W.

Grading Basis: Graded

Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system. Brain mechanisms that underlie speech, language, hearing, and cognition. Neurogenic communication disorders.

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4249. Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 3248; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the effects of hearing impairment on communication. Communication strategies for adults and children with impaired hearing are discussed.

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4249W. Intro to Aural Rehabilitation

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 3248; ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the effects of hearing impairment on communication. Communication strategies for adults and children with impaired hearing are discussed.

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4251. Introduction to Articulation, Voice and Fluency Disorders

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2156, 2203, 2204 & 3247; open to juniors and higher. Not open to students who have passed SLHS 4335.

Grading Basis: Graded

Communication problems resulting from disorders of speech, voice, and fluency. Assessment and management strategies in settings including public schools, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers.

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4254. Introduction to Language Disorders in Children

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2204; open to juniors or higher. Not open for credit for students who have passed CDIS 4253.

Grading Basis: Graded

Development, measurement, and function of language in children. Emphasis on child language disorders and their causes. Assessment and management strategies in settings including public schools and private clinics.

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4254W. Introduction to Language Disorders in Children

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 2204; ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to juniors or higher. Not open for credit for students who have passed CDIS 4253.

Grading Basis: Graded

Development, measurement, and function of language in children. Emphasis on child language disorders and their causes. Assessment and management strategies in settings including public schools and private clinics.

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4296W. Senior Thesis

1.00 - 6.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1011 or ENGL 2011; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Honors Credit

Preparation of a thesis and its presentation to the department.

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4335. Introduction to Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SLHS 4245 and 4251; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Clinical methods of treatment in speech-language pathology. Professional interaction, development of client-focused treatment goals, construction of lesson plans, collection and analysis of client data, and daily SOAP note documentation.

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4376. Language Impairments and Literacy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: SLHS 2204, SLHS 3247, and SLHS 4254.

Grading Basis: Graded

A research seminar covering the theories, assessment, and treatment of children with reading disabilities from a language-based perspective.

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