Comm Sciences and Disorders (CSDO)

CSDO 2302  Introd to Comm Disorders  3 SCH  (3)  

Cause, diagnosis and therapies of communication disorders, delays or differences.

CSDO 2325  Phonetics  3 SCH  (3)  

Training in the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet and practice in the transcription of normal and disordered speech.

CSDO 3122  Clin Observ In Speech Path  1 SCH  (2)  

Observation of clinical practice in speech pathology and audiology. Satisfactory completion required before the student can begin clinical practice. May be repeated for a total of 2 semester hours. Prerequisite: grade of C in, or concurrent registration in, CSDO 2302. Credit/Non-credit.

CSDO 3305  Introd To Comm Disorders  3 SCH  (3)  

Cause, diagnosis and therapies of communication disorders, delays, or differences.

CSDO 3313  Introduction To Audiology  3 SCH  (3-1.5)  

Basic audiological concepts and their applicability to instrumentation and educational procedures utilized in the habilitation and/or rehabilitation of the pre-school and school aged child. Prerequisite: CSDO 3321; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 3321  Anat of Auditory and Vocal Mec  3 SCH  (3)  

Designed to acquaint the student with the physiology and functions of the vocal and auditory mechanisms. Prerequisite: CSDO 2302; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 3333  Normal Language Acquisition  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Symblolic system used by humans to communicate; role of learning in perception, comprehension and expression of linguistic codes; sequential development of normal language skills. Prerequisite: one COMS course.

CSDO 4223  Clin Pract In Spe-Lang Path  2 SCH  (4)  

Administration of speech/language therapy and diagnostic evaluation under direct supervision. May be repeated once. Attendance required at weekly clinical conference. Prerequisites: CSDO 3333, CSDO 4321, and completion or or enrollment in CSDO 4390; an overall gradde point average of 3.0; a grade point average of 3.0 in all CSDO courses; and senior standing in CSDO.

Fee: $5.00

CSDO 4321  Articulatory and Phonolog Diso  3 SCH  (3)  

Development of speech sounds, etiologies of articulation and phonolical disorders, assessment, procedures and therapeutic approaches for working with individuals with articulation disorders. Demonstration and simulated practice. Students will complete a minimum of 5 hours of observation to be completed via video observation or in person of theraphy targeted to articulation/phonology therapy in the Communication Disorders Clinic. Prerequisites: CSDO 2305 and CSDO 2325; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4325  Clinical Methodologies  3 SCH  (3-1.5)  

Designed to acquaint the student with clinical methods in speech-language pathology before beginning clinical practice. Topics include target behaviors, treatment methods and controlling and maintaining target behaviors. Prerequisites: CSDO 2325, CSDO 3305, CSDO 3333, CSDO 4321 and CSDO 4329; 2.75 overall GPA and 3.0 GPA for CSDO courses required.

CSDO 4327  Diagnostics in S/L Path (WI)  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Diagnostic process in Communication Disorders. Knowledge of test protocols and assessment methods in language, articulation, voice and stuttering disorders. Written reports and observations, researched essay. A minimum of 5 hours of observation of diagnostic evaluations in the Communication Disorders Clinic. Prerequisites: CSDO 2302, CSDO 2325, CSDO 3321, CSDO 3333, CSDO 4321, CSDO 4329 and CSDO 4335; GPA 2.75 overall and GPA 3.0 for CSDO courses required.

CSDO 4329  Voice and Fluency Disorders  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Symptoms and etiologies of voice and fluency disorders. Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Students will complete a minimum of 5 hours of observation to be completed via video observation or in person of therapy targeted in the Communication Disorders Clinic. Prerequisites: CSDO 2302 and CSDO 3321; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4331  Speech and Hearing Science  3 SCH  (3)  

Physical properties of sound, sound measurement, basic auditory function, acoustic and physiological phonetics and the perception of speech. Prerequisite: CSDO 3321; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4333  Normal Language Acquisition  3 SCH  (3)  

Symbolic system used by humans to communicate; role of learning in perception, comprehension and expression of linguistic codes; sequential development of normal language skills. Prerequisite: CSDO 3305 or permission of instructor; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4335  Comm Disorders in Children  3 SCH  (3)  

Interventions (principles and methods) for developmentally delayed or disordered language; specific procedures for planning and implementation of therapy. Students will complete a minimum of 5 hours of observation to be completed via video observation or in person of therapy targeted to child speech/language therapy in the Communication Disorders Clinic. Prerequisites: CSDO 3333; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4336  Comm Disorders in Adults  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Adult disordered communicative processes. Signs and symptoms, etiology, clinical course and vocational-social impact of these disorders. Principles of assessment and intervention. Students will complete a minimum of 5 hours of observation to be completed via video observation or in person of therapy targeted to adult speech/language therapy in the Communication Disorders Clinic. Prerequisites: CSDO 2302, CSDO 2325, and CSDO 3321; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.

CSDO 4390  Clinical Methodologies  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Designed to acquaint the student with clinical methods in speech-language pathology before beginning clinical practice. Topics include target behaviors, treatment methods and controlling and maintaining target behaviors. Prerequisites: CSDO 2302, CSDO 2325, CSDO 3321, CSDO 3333, CSDO 4321, CSDO 4329, CSDO 4335; GPA 2.75 overall, 3.0 GPA in CSDO courses.