Comm Sciences and Disorders (CSDO)

CSDO 2302  Introd to Comm Disorders  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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

CSDO 2325  Phonetics  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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  (0-2)  

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 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  (3-0)  

Designed to acquaint the student with the physiology and functions of the vocal and auditory mechanisms. Prerequisites: CSDO 2302; GPA 2.75 overall, and 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  (0-4-0)  

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  (3-0)  

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 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  (3-0)  

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 4335  Comm Disorders in Children  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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.