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Beginning course in American Sign Language (ASL). Development of vocabulary and grammatical structures of ASL. Receptive and expressive skill development. Easy ASL video literature.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 102, SLPA 201
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 101.
Beginning course in American Sign Language (ASL). Development of vocabulary and grammatical structures of ASL. Receptive and expressive skill development. Easy ASL video literature.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 201
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to the speech, language, and hearing problems of children and adults. Identification and understanding of different types of communication disorders; appropriate referrals; general orientation to the field of speech-language pathology and audiology. Normal speech and language development. Clinical observations may be required.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 101 and 102.
Conversational American Sign Language (ASL). Idiomatic uses of ASL. Use of ASL for creative expression. Extensive viewing, translation and discussion of videotaped ASL conversations and literature.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 202
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 201.
Conversational American Sign Language (ASL). Idiomatic uses of ASL. Use of ASL for creative expression. Extensive viewing, translation and discussion of videotaped ASL conversations and literature.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Scientific background for understanding brain functions as applied to normal human communication and communication disorders. How the brain engages in visual communication, auditory communication, attention, organization, memory, and expression.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Theories of acquisition and development, phoneme classification and factors affecting phonological systems. Development of proficiency in phonetic transcription.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 455, SLPA 456, SLPA 464, SLPA 488, SLPA 851, SLPA 964
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Description of the normal language acquisition process in children; theories of language development and factors influencing language acquisition.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 488, SLPA 983
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Identification of the deaf or hard of hearing. Etiologies and pathologies of hearing impairment. Basic testing techniques of pure tone and speech audiometry.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 472, SLPA 473, SLPA 918, SLPA 924, SLPA 926
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the Pre-Professional Program in speech-language pathology and audiology.
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 497
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing.
Professional issues as they relate to the speech-language professional. Legal aspects, program issues, and administrative responsibilities.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Senior standing.
Specific methods for planning, organizing and delivering clinical services in speech-language pathology.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Anatomy and physiology of hearing; components of adequate evaluation for placement and educational planning; diagnosis using audiogram, functional and communication assessment; stimulation and utilization of residual hearing; and managment of assistive and/or augemntative devices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Normal syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic language development in school-age children and youth. Complex syntax, semantic development, pragmatic development, using language to learn, language-literacy relations, and abstract language development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
To gain a working knowledge of the organization (neuroanatomy) and function (neurophysiology) of the central and peripheral nervous system in relation to motor control, somatosensory physiology, vocalization, central pattern generation, speech, and language production. Special consideration is directed towards the neurology of human communication processes, speech and language; classification of impairments (sensory, motor, integrative functions) according to the site of lesion(s).
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Speech-language pathology and audiology major.
Introduction to research principles, methods, and design. Survey and critique of research in special education and communication disorders.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 250.
Normal anatomical structures involved in speech and hearing and the consequences of their actions.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 456, SLPA 865, SLPA 980A, SLPA 980B
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 250 and 455 or permission.
Nature, propagation, and analysis of sound; the sensation and perception of sound.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 964, SLPA 980A, SLPA 980B
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel SLPA 461L/861L.
Characteristics of language impaired preschool children and the nature of their disorders. Introduction to principles of assessment and treatment.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 461L
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel with SLPA 461/861.
Practical application of language assessment and intervention in preschool children with language disorders.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 461
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 250.
Assessment and remediation of phonological disorders.
This course is a prerequisite for: SLPA 851, SLPA 967
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 1, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 271 or equivalent.
Introduction to materials and educational methodologies and models for rehabilitation of the deaf or hard of hearing. Review of levels of communication, information processing, auditory training, and speech reading.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 271.
Fundamental clinical audiology techniques beyond basic pure tone testing, including advanced pure tone testing techniques; bone conduction measurement theory and procedures; masking theory and techniques; speech audiometry; and impedance audiometry.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to the augmentative communication options for persons unable to speak or write because of physical, language, or cognitive disability.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 250 and 251 or permission.
Theoretical and applied information about situational factors which have an impact on spoken and written language; addresses how individual differences due to gender, handicapping conditions, socio-economic status, and cultural-ethnic background contribute to diversity in communication patterns and often act as a barrier to successful interactions in learning and social settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
SLPA 490
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SLPA 397A.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
SLPA 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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