Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA)

SPA 10002     INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION DISORDERS AND DIFFERENCES      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to communication disorders and differences using a) case studies via film and video review and critique, b) lecture, and c) class discussions. Covers speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders and cultural and linguistic differences in communication.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 33101     HEARING SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

Acoustics, psychoacoustics, bioacoustics, anatomy and physiology of the ear.

Prerequisite: admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34102     APPLIED PHONETICS      3 Credit Hours

Basic principles of speech production and phonetic transcriptions of English with the international phonetic alphabet; emphasis on general American dialect.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34103     ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SPEECH      3 Credit Hours

Functional anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, phonatory, articulatory and neural systems as they are used in speech production by talkers with normal and abnormal speech.

Prerequisite: admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34104     SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION      3 Credit Hours

Normal development and linguistic analysis of language systems including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.

Prerequisite: SPA 34102 or ENG 31001; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 hours).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34105     PHONEMIC BASES OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE      3 Credit Hours

Fundamental processes related to production and perception of spoken language,with parallels to writing and reading particular application to normal and hearing impaired children and adolescents. For nonmajors only.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34106     ARTICULATORY AND PHONOLOGICAL DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Assessment and remediation of disorders of articulation and phonology.

Prerequisite: SPA 34102 and SPA 34104; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34107     LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to assessment and intervention procedures associated with language disorders in children and adolescents.

Prerequisite: SPA 34104; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 34210     SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

Normal development and linguistic analysis of language systems including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. This course is for non-SPA majors.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 43402     AUDIOMETRY      3 Credit Hours

Measurement of human hearing by pure-tone and speech audiometry; evaluation of middle ear function by immittance audiometry; screening techniques; pathologies of the conductive and sensorineural systems.

Prerequisite: SPA 33101 with minimum C (2.000) grade and special approval; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 43403     CLINICAL PREPARATION IN AUDIOLOGY (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

Exercises and practical experiences in audiometric procedures, test interpretation, counseling and management of the hearing impaired.

Prerequisite: special approval and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 hours).

Corequisite: SPA 43402.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPA 43404     AURAL REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Basic principles,variables and techniques for understanding, evaluating and improving receptive communication of hearing impaired individuals.

Prerequisite: SPA 33101 and 34102 and 43402 (Speech Pathology and Audiology majors) or 43600 (Education of Hearing Impaired majors); and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 43600     FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Auditory development and function/dysfunction; auditory assessment and family counseling; selection and fitting of personal and classroom amplification; care and maintenance of amplification systems; collaboration of professionals in audiology and education; communication approaches according to varying levels of hearing loss; classroom environments conducive to auditory and academic learning.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44010     SOCIAL COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT AND DISORDERS IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an understanding of the social, communication, and language needs of those with ASD from childhood through adulthood. Examines the cognitive, neurological, social, and environmental components influencing social, communicative functioning. Reviews contemporary assessment and intervention strategies. Explores the use of assistive technology to enhance social communicative functioning in those with ASD.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44030     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS OVER THE LIFESPAN      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with a review of the significant aspects related to educational, social, vocational transitions for children, adolescents, and young adults with ASD. Students learning skills necessary to evaluate and develop programs designed to meet the changing and long term needs of those with ASD. Prerequisie: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44096     INDEPENDENT STUDY:SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Readings and/or research on problems approved by chairman of department in consultation with student's adviser and project director.

Prerequisite: Senior standing and speech pathology and audiology (SPA) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 44110     SPEECH SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

Consideration of physiological and acoustic characteristics of normal speech production and perception with implications for speech and hearing disorders.

Prerequisite: SPA 34102 and SPA 34106; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44111     NEURAL PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system underlying human neuromotor movements. Topics include: definition and fundamental concepts, afferent and effert systems, cortical anatomy and function, cranial nerves theories of brain function and neural maturation and learning.

Prerequisite: SPA 34103 or special approval of the instructor; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44112     AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN COMMUNICATION      3 Credit Hours

Nonpathological age-related changes in speech, language and voice. Topics include structural changes in orofacial, laryngeal and respiratory mechanism; sequelae for speech, language and voice in the elderly; effects of age on swallowing; facilitating conversational interactions with elderly individuals.

Prerequisite: admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44130     COMMUNICATION DISORDERS OF THE AGING      2 Credit Hours

Hearing, speech and language disorders in geriatric population. Symptoms, causes and treatment: normal changes in hearing, language and speech accompanying aging process.

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44310     CLINICAL PROCEDURES      3 Credit Hours

Examination of evaluative and therapeutic procedures used with communicatively-impaired children and adults.

Prerequisite: SPA 34103 or 34106; and admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (minimum 3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 credits).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 44311     CLINICAL PREPARATION IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY (ELR) (WIC)      2 Credit Hours

Fundamental evaluation and management procedures of individuals with communication disorders, including supervised observation.

Prerequisite: admittance into the SPA Professional Phase (3.000 cumulative GPA at 60 hours).

Corequisite: SPA 44310.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPA 53402     AUDIOMETRY      3 Credit Hours

Measurement of human hearing by pure-tone and speech audiometry; evaluation of middle ear function by immittance audiometry; screening techniques; pathologies of the conductive and sensorineural systems. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 33101with a grade of C (2.000) or better.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 53404     AURAL REHABILITATION      3 Credit Hours

Basic principles, variables and techniques for understanding, evaluating and improving receptive communication of hearing impaired individuals. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: Education of Hearing Impaired majors: SPA 43600; Speech Pathology and Audiology majors: SPA 33101 and SPA 34102 and SPA 43402.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54010     SOCIAL COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT AND DISORDERS IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Provides an understanding of the social, communication, and language needs of those with ASD from childhood through adulthood. Examines the cognitive, neurological, social, and environmental components influencing social, communicative functioning. Reviews contemporary assessment and intervention strategies. Explores the use of assistive technology to enhance social communicative functioning in those with ASD.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54096     INDEPENDENT STUDY:SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Readings and/or research on problems approved by chair of department in consultation with student's adviser and project director.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 54110     SPEECH SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

Consideration of physiological and acoustic characteristics of normal speech production and perception with implications for speech and hearing disorders. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 34102 and 34106.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54111     NEURAL PROCESSES IN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE      3 Credit Hours

Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system underlying speech and language. Topics include: definition and fundamental concepts, afferent and efferent systems, cortical anatomy and function, cranial nerves, theories of brain function and neural maturation and learning. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 34103 or special approval of the instructor.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54112     AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN COMMUNICATION      3 Credit Hours

Nonpathological age-related changes in speech, language and voice. Topics include: structural changes in orofacial, laryngeal and respiratory mechanisms; sequelae for speech, language and voice in the elderly; effects of age on swallowing; facilitating conversational interactions with elderly individuals.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54130     COMMUNICATION DISORDERS OF THE AGING      2 Credit Hours

Hearing, speech and language disorders in geriatric population. Symptoms, causes and treatment: normal changes in hearing, language and speech accompanying aging process.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 54310     CLINICAL PROCEDURES      3 Credit Hours

An examination of evaluative and therapeutic procedures used with communicatively impaired children and adults.

Prerequisite: SPA 34103 or SPA 34106 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 63691     SEMINAR IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Research, readings and discussion in any of these areas: aural rehabilitation, amplification, psychoacoustics, auditory physiology, medical audiology, hearing conservation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64091     SEMINAR IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Special topics seminar for advanced students in speech-language pathology and audiology. Presentations and discussion of research projects are required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64093     WORKSHOP IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic workshop offered when need arises, either on or off campus to update training in a particular area of speech pathology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPA 64096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION:SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Independent study of topics to be selected in consultation with graduate faculty.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research or individual investigation for master's level graduate students.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPA 64191     SEMINAR:NEUROGENIC COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Reading and discussion seminar on swallowing disorders and the communication disorders relating to aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, closed head injury, right brain damage and dementia. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 64301.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPA 64291     SEMINAR:CHILD LANGUAGE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Topics are selected for class investigation from the areas of child language development or disorders.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: SPA 64199 and graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPA 64301     APHASIA      3 Credit Hours

Neuroanatomy, etiologies, symptomatologies, evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to aphasia in adults.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64302     LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD      3 Credit Hours

Methods of language assessment and intervention for infants, toddlers and preschoolers who are either at risk or diagnosed as presenting language delays or disabilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64303     DISORDERS OF ARTICULATION AND PHONOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Diagnosis and remediation of children's articulation and phonological disorders.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64304     ACQUIRED COGNITIVE COMMUNICATIVE IMPAIRMENTS      3 Credit Hours

Cognitive functions and etiologies, symptomologies, evaluation and treatment methods related to adults with cognitive communicative disorders subsequent to right hemisphere damage, traumatic brain injury, dementia and related impairments.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and speech language pathology (SPA) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64305     FLUENCY DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Nature, theories and their derived therapeutic approaches to the treatment of fluency disorders.

Prerequisite: speech language pathology (SLP) major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64306     VOICE DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

Normal aspects of voice production, etiology and symptomatology of voice disorders, diagnostic procedures and management techniques.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64307     DYSARTHRIA      1 Credit Hour

Neuro-anatomy, etiologies, symptomatologies, evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to dysarthria in adults.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64308     LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION WITH SCHOOL-AGE POPULATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical background knowledge and practical assessment and intervention techniques for school-age children who demonstrate language disorders. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 34107.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64309     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: THEORY AND DIAGNOSIS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 74309 and SPED 64309) (Slashed with SPED 44309) Provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Examines the history, characteristics, and prevalence of ASD. The different theoretical models for understanding ASD are explored as they relate to assessment and intervention.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64310     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: LIFESPAN INTERVENTIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPED 64310) (Slashed with SPA 74310) Provides students with a review of the significant aspects related to educational, social, vocational transitions for children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students learn skills necessary to evaluate and develop programs designed to meet the changing and long term needs of individuals with ASD.

Prerequisite: graduate study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64311     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of the social, communication, and language needs of those with ASD. Reviews contemporary assessment and intervention strategies. This course is designed to prepare preservice speech language pathologists with foundational information about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64312     MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 74312) Anatomic and physiologic bases of congenital and acquired motor speech disorders. Etiology, symptomatology, evaluation and treatment techniques related to variety of motor speech disorders in children and adults.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64354     MAXILLOFACIAL ANOMALIES      1-3 Credit Hours

Nature and rehabilitative procedures for individuals with congenital and acquired maxillofacial anomalies and resonance disorders.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64356     PEDIATRIC AND ADULT DYSPHAGIA      4 Credit Hours

Anatomy, etiologies, symptomatologies, evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to swallowing disorders in adults and children.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64391     SEMINAR:SEMINAR: ARTICULATION AND PHONOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Critical review and application of systems and methods for assessment and remediation of articulation and phonological disorders.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64491     SEMINAR:ORGANIC SPEECH DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)A revolving topics seminar on theoretical and/or clinical issues related to neurogenic/organic speech and/or language disorders.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64492     CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      1-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Supervised clinical practice with patients who have speech, hearing or language problems.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 64500     NORMAL LANGUAGE PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

Examines current theory and research specific to normal human development from birth to age 21. Significant neurological, cognitive, social, linguistic, emotional, literacy, and motor developmental changes are explored.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64501     SOCIAL COMMUNICATION ASPECTS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 74501) Provides an understanding of the social, communication, and language needs of those with ASD from childhood through adulthood. Examines the cognitive, neurological, social, and environmental components influencing social, communicative functioning. Reviews contemporary assessment and intervention strategies. Explores use of assistive technology to enhance social communicative functioning in those with ASD. Prerequisite: graduate standing

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64504     ADVANCED SPEECH AND VOICE SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

Application of normal and disordered speech, swallowing, and voice production and perception; survey of literature; theories of production and perception. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 4/54110.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64525     PUBLIC SCHOOL TECHNIQUES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS:INQUIRY INTO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

Inquiry into speech pathology and audiology as practiced in the school setting; emphasis on speech language pathologist or audiologist as disciplined investigator. Combination of themes including organizational procedures, therapy techniques, collaboration, ethics and research.

Prerequisite: Special approval; and graduate standing.

Corequisite: SPA 64528.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64528     STUDENT TEACHING IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      8 Credit Hours

Inquiry into speech pathology and audiology as practiced in the school setting; emphasis on speech language pathologist or audiologist as disciplined investigator. Combination of themes including organization, procedures, therapy techniques, collaboration, ethics and research. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty/staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.

Prerequisite: Special approval; and Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Corequisite: SPA 64525.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 40 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPA 64591     SEMINAR:FLUENCY DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum 9 credit hours)Seminar dealing with the theoretical and applied aspects of fluency disorders in children and adults.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64600     RESEARCH METHODS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Methodologies for collecting, analyzing and interpreting data for clinical and research purposes in speech language pathology and audiology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 64691     SEMINAR:VOICE DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Current literature review and discussions dealing with varying topics ranging from normal aspects of phonation in various populations to disorders of voice and their diagnosis and treatment. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 6/74306.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64791     SEMINAR:SPEECH SCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Consideration of selected topics related to physiological, anatomical and acoustic aspects of speech production and perception. Graduate standing.

Prerequisite: SPA 4/54110 and SPA 6/74504.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64891     SEMINAR:COMMUNICATION MODALITIES AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Nature, etiologies and correlates of speech/language communication disorders and differences that may indicate a need for a multi-modal communication approach. Includes an emphasis on assistive technology for communication, language, learning and literacy.

Prerequisite: SPA 64500 and SPA 64302; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 64991     SEMINAR:CRITICAL TOPICS IN SPEECH LANGUAGE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Principles and methods of assessment and intervention for various topics in speech-language pathology from critical thinking and case-study framework.

Prerequisite: Instructor special approval and speech pathology and audiology (SPA) major only and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 65092     CLINICAL PRACTICUM I IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75092) (Repeatable twice for credit) Supervised, introductory clinical experience in assessment and intervention with populations within the Scope of Practice of speech language pathology per the current practice policy of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. To facilitate clinical competency and accrual of required clinical clock hours per current ASHA standards, students are expected to enroll in Clinical Practicum each semester that they are not enrolled in Externship or Student Teaching. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in SPA 65192.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 65192     CLINICAL PRACTICUM II IN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75192) (Repeatable twice for credit) This course includes additional supervised, hands on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics. Student clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate increased independence in clinical decision making and performance. Practicum requirements may include attendance at a weekly Clinical Colloquium. A grade of B or better in this course is required for registration in SPA 65292.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval; and SPA 65092 with a minmium B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 65292     CLINICAL PRACTICUM III IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75292) (Repeatable twice for credit) Includes additional supervised, hands on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics and or off-campus, supervised clinical experience in sites such as schools or long term care facilities. Students clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate levels of independence in clinical decision making and performance that reflect readiness for Externship or Student Teaching experiences. Practicum requirements may include attendance at a weekly Clinical Colloquium. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in the following courses: Clinical Practicum IV in Speech Language Pathology SPA 65392, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Adult SPA 65492, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Pediatric SPA 65592, Student Teaching in Speech Language Pathology SPA 64528.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval; and SPA 65192 with B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 65392     CLINICAL PRACTICUM IV IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75392) (Repeatable twice for credit) This supervised, hands on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics or off campus sites is for second year graduate students who are not yet scheduled for Externship or Student Teaching. Students clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate levels of independence in clinical decision making and performance that are reflective of readiness for Externship or Student Teaching experiences. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in the following courses: Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Adult SPA 65492, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Pediatric SPA 65592, Student Teaching in Speech Language Pathology SPA 65428.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval; and SPA 65292 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 65492     EXTERNSHIP IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: ADULT      4-8 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75492) (Repeatable once for credit) Considered a culminating clinical experience. Includes supervised, hands-on clinical experience with patients in adult care settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation and long term care facilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission; and SPA 65292 or SPA 65392 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20-40 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 65592     EXTERNSHIP IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: PEDIATRIC      4-8 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 75592) (Repeatable once for credit) Considered a culminating clinical experience. Students may choose this course as an alternative to Student Teaching in Speech-Language Pathology. Includes supervised, hands-on clinical experience with children and adolescents in pediatric care settings such as hospitals and other habilitation and rehabilitation facilities.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval; and SPA 65292 or SPA 65392 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20-40 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 70615     CENTRAL AUDITORY PROCESSING EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT      2 Credit Hours

Study of audiologic evaluation and (re)habilitation procedures for people central auditory processing disorders.

Prerequisite: SPA 70705 and SPA 70706; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70616     HEARING AID FITTING AND SELECTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN      4 Credit Hours

Examination of the theory and practice of fitting hearing aids across the lifespan. Emphasison special clinical procedures, research needs and evolving technology in hearing instruments.

Prerequisite: SPA 70713; and admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70618     IMPLANTABLE TECHNOLOGY      4 Credit Hours

Study of implantable devices in children and adults including equipment, candidacy, programming, fitting, and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: admisstion to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70627     MULTICULTURAL ISSUES IN AUDIOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

An introduction to varying cultures and the audiologist's roles and responsibilities in planningtreatment with a member of these cultures.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70630     PRACTICE MANAGEMENT IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Study of issues which impact the management of audiological practices, including establishing a private practice, reimbursement, marketing, record keeping and professional liability.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70691     SEMINAR IN AUDIOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Selected current topics in audiology with emphasis on review of current literature. D. program or special approval of the instructor and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70692     INTERNSHIP IN AUDIOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised practicum in audiology requiring the independent performance of basic audiologic procedures, including hearing aid management.

Prerequisite: SPA 70744 and special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70701     BASIC AND APPLIED PHYSICAL ACOUSTICS FOR AUDIOLOGY      4 Credit Hours

Study of physical acoustics, basic electricity and electronics, as well as principles, methodology, calibration and maintenance of audiologic equipment. D. program or special approval of instructor and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70702     ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PERIPHERAL AUDITORY AND VESTIBULAR SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

A study of the anatomy, biophysics and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems. D program or special approval of instructor and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Au.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70703     ACOUSTIC PHONETICS      3 Credit Hours

Study of the acoustics, measurement and nomenclature of speech sounds and theoretical and acoustic bases of speech perception (includes 1 hour lab). D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70704     CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH IN AUDIOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

General introduction to the research process with an emphasis on acquiring a reading knowledge of research and an ability to evaluate research. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70705     AUDITORY DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

Study of conditions/diseases that can affect the auditory system. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70706     ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY UNDERLYING NEURO-OTOLOGY      4 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of the anatomy and physiology of the central auditory and vestibular nervous system (includes 1 hour lab.)

Prerequisite: SPA 70702 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70707     PSYCHOACOUSTICS      3 Credit Hours

Study of the principles, procedures and research of psychoacoustics; the relationships between the physical dimensions of auditory stimuli and the resultant perceptual experience with normal and impaired hearing. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70708     CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH      2 Credit Hours

Development of a reading knowledge of research and the ability to evaluate the quality of research studies.

Prerequisite: SPA 70704 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70709     AUDIOLOGIC ASSESSMENT      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical basis for tests underlying basic audiologic assessments. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Au.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70710     INDUSTRY AND COMMUNITY NOISE      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical principles of noise measurement; etiology of noise-induced hearing loss and acoustic trauma; industrial hearing conservation programs; occupational safety and health act; community and recreational noise evaluation and management. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70711     SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY FOR THE AUDIOLOGIST      3 Credit Hours

Examination of normal and abnormal aspects of speech and language including their impact on auditory function and testing. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70712     DIAGNOSIS OF AUDITORY DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Underlying theory and principles of administration and interpretation of site-of-lesion tests.

Prerequisite: SPA 70709 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70713     HEARING AID TECHNOLOGY      4 Credit Hours

Study of amplification systems for the hearing impaired.

Prerequisite: SPA 70701 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70714     GERONTOLOGICAL ISSUES IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Physiological, psychological and sociological theories of aging with a focus on the etiology, symptomatology, assessment and rehabilitation of older adults with hearing impairments. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70715     CENTRAL AUDITORY PROCESSING:EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Study of audiologic evaluation and habilitation/rehabilitation procedures for people having central auditory disabilities.

Prerequisite: SPA 70705 and SPA 70706 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70716     ADULT HEARING-AID FITTING AND SELECTION      3 Credit Hours

Examination of the theory and practice of fitting hearing aids. Emphasis on special clinical procedures research needs and evolving technology in hearing instruments. Includes a one hour lab.

Prerequisite: SPA 70713 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70717     PEDIATRIC AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Study of audiologic diagnostic and auditory habilitative protocols for the birth to 3 population. Both assessment and management strategies will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: SPA 70709 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70718     COCHLEAR IMPLANTS      2 Credit Hours

Study of cochlear implants in children and adults including equipment, candidacy, mapping and overview of (re)habilitation. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to theAU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70719     COUNSELING IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Focus on interviewing,counseling and interacting with individuals with hearing impairments their families and significant others. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70720     PEDIATRIC AMPLIFICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

The focus of study is on amplification systems and fitting techniques for the pediatric population.

Prerequisite: SPA 70713 and SPA 70716 and SPA 70717 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70721     EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF BALANCE DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Study of the balance mechanism; differential diagnostic assessment of balance disorders including electronystagmography, posturography and rotational testing; rehabilitation of the balance disordered patient (1 hour lab included.) D. program or special approval of instructor and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70722     AUDIOLOGIC MANAGEMENT OF THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILD      3 Credit Hours

Focus on educational audiology. Features delivery of audiologic services designed to access the school environment for children ages 4-21.

Prerequisite: SPA 70717 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70723     AUDIOLOGIC TREATMENT OF ADULTS      3 Credit Hours

Study of current methodologies employed in the audiologic rehabilitation of adults with hearing impairments. Implementation of remedial strategies is emphasized.

Prerequisite: SPA 70716 or special approval of instructor and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70724     HISTORY OF AUDIOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

An examination of the history of deafness/hearing impairment and the profession of audiology. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70725     MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF AUDITORY DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

A study of the multidisciplinary approach to medical/surgical management of patients with auditory and vestibular disorders.

Prerequisite: SPA 70712 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70726     ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Study of evoked responses used in diagnostic audiology, including ABR, MLR,ECHOCHG, ENOG, ALR, P300, VER, and SSER.

Prerequisite: SPA 70706 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70727     CULTURAL ISSUES IN DEAFNESS      2 Credit Hours

An introduction to deaf culture and the audiologist's roles and responsibilities in planning treatment with a member of the deaf community. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70730     PRACTICE MANAGEMENT IN AUDIOLOGY      4 Credit Hours

Study of issues which impact the management of audiological practices, including establishing a private practice, reimbursement, marketing, record keeping and professional liability. D. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70732     AUDIOLOGIC TREATMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN      4 Credit Hours

Study of current methodologies employed in the audiologic treatment ofpeople with hearing loss across the lifespan. Implementation of remedial strategies is emphasized.

Prerequisite: SPA 70616; admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70733     ADVANCED ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC AND VESTIBULAR MEASURES      4 Credit Hours

Advanced considerations in balance function assessment and management and in the study of evoked responses used in diagnostic audiology.

Prerequisite: SPA 70726 and SPA 70721; admission into the Audiology program and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70734     PRINCIPLES IN PRECEPTING      1 Credit Hour

Examination of the concepts and practices essential to the preceptor role. Emphasis on professional standards, adult learning theories, communication styles, ethical principles, and the multiple roles of a preceptor (educator, role model, mentor, facilitator and evaluator).

Prerequisite: SPA 70748; and admission into the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70741     DIRECTED OBSERVATION IN AUDIOLOGY I      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to clinical practicum in audiology. Directed observation of clinical practice including audiologic diagnosis and audiologic rehabilitation are required. D. program or special approval of the instructor and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70742     DIRECTED OBSERVATION IN AUDIOLOGY II      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to clinical practicum in audiology. Directed observation of clinical practice including audiologic diagnosis and audiologic rehabilitation are required. D.program and doctoral standing and special approval.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Au.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70743     CLERKSHIP I      1 Credit Hour

Clinical practicum in audiology during which students perform discrete tasks under supervision.

Prerequisite: special approval of instructor and doctoral standing.

Corequisite: SPA 70709.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70744     CLERKSHIP II      1 Credit Hour

Supervised clinical practicum in audiology during which students will perform discrete clinical tasks while under supervision.

Prerequisite: SPA 70743 and special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70747     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST I      3 Credit Hours

Supervised clinical practicum in audiology which encompasses audiologic assessments and audiologic habilitation.

Prerequisite: SPA 70792 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70748     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST II      3 Credit Hours

Supervised clinical practicum in audiology requiring the independent performance of audiologic assessment procedures, audiologic rehabilitation and vestibular assessment and rehabilitation.

Prerequisite: SPA 70747 and doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70749     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST III      8 Credit Hours

Full-time clinical practicum in audiology at an off-campus site.

Prerequisite: SPA 70748 and passing score of 600 or higher on the PRAXIS examination and doctoral standing and special approval.

Corequisite: SPA 70791.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70750     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST IV      8 Credit Hours

Full-time clinical practicum in audiology at an off-campus site. Students taking the course must have successfully completed the Praxis Examination.

Prerequisite: SPA 70749 and doctoral standing.

Corequisite: SPA 70791.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70751     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST V      3 Credit Hours

Full-time clinical practicum in audiology at an off-campus site.

Prerequisite: SPA 70750 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70791     CLINICAL SEMINAR IN AUDIOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)In-depth consideration of topics/issues in the practice of audiology with emphasis upon issues related to clinical rotation.

Prerequisite: special approval and doctoral standing.

Corequisite: SPA 70750 or SPA 70751.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70792     INTERNSHIP IN AUDIOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised clincial practicum in audiology requiring the independent performance of diagnostic, hearing aids and audiologic rehabilitation procedures. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned "school/agency" before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/internship will take place.

Prerequisite: SPA 70692 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70798     RESEARCH PROJECT IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Completion of a doctoral research project including data collection, analysis write- up and oral presentation. D.. program and doctoral standing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the AU.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 70892     INTERNSHIP III      2 Credit Hours

Clinical practicum in audiology during which students perform discrete tasks undersupervision.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 70992     INTERNSHIP IV      2 Credit Hours

Clinical practicum in audiology during which students perform discrete tasks undersupervision.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 73691     SEMINAR IN AUDIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Research, readings and discussion in any of these areas: aural rehabilitation, amplification, psychoacoustics, auditory physiology, medical audiology, hearing conservation.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74093     WORKSHOP IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Variable topic workshop offered when need arises, either on or off campus to update training in a particular area of speech pathology.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPA 74191     SEMINAR:NEUROGENIC COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Reading and discussion seminar on swallowing disorders and the communication disorders relating to aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, closed head injury, right brain damage and dementia.

Prerequisite: SPA 64301and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74291     SEMINAR:CHILD LANGUAGE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Topics are selected for class investigation from the areas of child language, development or disorders.

Prerequisite: Special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74301     APHASIA      3 Credit Hours

Neuroanatomy, etiologies, symptomatologies, evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to aphasia in adults.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74302     LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD      3 Credit Hours

Methods of language assessment and intervention for infants, toddlers and preschoolers who are either at risk or diagnosed as presenting language delays or disabilities.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74303     DISORDERS OF ARTICULATION AND PHONOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Diagnosis and remediation of children's articulation and phonological disorders.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74304     ACQUIRED COGNITIVE COMMUNICATIVE IMPAIRMENTS      3 Credit Hours

Cognitive functions and etiologies, symptomologies, evaluation and treatment methods related to adults with cognitive communicative disorders subsequent to right hemisphere damage, traumatic brain injury, dementia and related impairments.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and speech language pathology (SLP) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74305     FLUENCY DISORDERS      3 Credit Hours

Nature, theories and their derived approaches to the assessment and treatment of fluency disorders.

Prerequisite: speech language pathology (SLP) major and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74306     VOICE DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

Normal aspects of voice production, etiology and symptomatology of voice disorders, diagnostic procedures and management techniques.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74307     DYSARTHRIA      1 Credit Hour

Neuro-anatomy, etiologies, symptomatologies, evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to dysarthria in adults.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74308     LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION WITH SCHOOL-AGE POPULATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical background knowledge and practical assessment and intervention techniques for school-age children who demonstrate language disorders.

Prerequisite: SPA 34107 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74309     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: THEORY AND DIAGNOSIS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPED 44309, SPED 64309 and SPA 64309) Provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Examines the history, characteristics, and prevalence of ASD. Assessment and intervention models are explored as they relate to various theoretical models for understanding ASD.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74310     AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: LIFESPAN INTERVENTIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPA 64310 and SPED 64310) Provides students with a review of the significant aspects related to educational, social, vocational transitions for children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students learn skills necessary to evaluate and develop programs designed to meet the changing and long term needs of individuals with ASD.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74312     MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 64312) Anatomic and physiologic bases of congenital and acquired motor speech disorders. Etiology, symptomatology, evaluation and treatment techniques related to variety of motor speech disorders in children and adults.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74354     MAXILLOFACIAL ANOMALIES      1-3 Credit Hours

Nature and rehabilitative procedures for individuals with congenital and acquired maxillofacial anomalies and resonance disorders.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74356     PEDIATRIC AND ADULT DYSPHAGIA      4 Credit Hours

Anatomy,etiologies symptomatologies evaluation procedures and treatment techniques relating to swallowing disorders in adults and children.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74391     SEMINAR:ARTICULATION AND PHONOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Critical review and application of systems and methods for assessment and remediation of articulation and phonological disorders.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74491     SEMINAR:ORGANIC SPEECH DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)A revolving topics seminar on theoretical and/or clinical issues related to neurogenic/organic speech and/or language disorders.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74492     CLINICAL PRACTICE IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      1-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Supervised clinical practice with patients who have speech,hearing or language problems.

Prerequisite: Special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 74500     NORMAL LANGUAGE PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

Examines current theory and research specific to normal human development from birth to age 21. Significant neurological, cognitive, social, linguistic, emotional, literacy, and motor developmental changes are explored..

Prerequisite: doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74501     SOCIAL COMMUNICATION ASPECTS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER      3 Credit Hours

Provides an understanding of the social, communication, and language needs of those with ASD from childhood through adulthood. Examines the cognitive, neurological, social, and environmental components influencing social, communicative functioning. Reviews contemporary assessment and intervention strategies. Explores use of assistive technology to enhance social communicative functioning in those with ASD.

Prerequisite: doctoal standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74504     ADVANCED SPEECH AND VOICE SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

Application of normal and disordered speech, swallowing, and voice production and perception; survey of literature; theories of production and perception.

Prerequisite: SPA 4/54110 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74591     SEMINAR:FLUENCY DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Seminar dealing with the theoretical and applied aspects of fluency disorders in children and adults.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74592     CLERKSHIP I      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to clinical practicum in audiology. Directed observation of clinical practice including audiologic diagnosis and audiologic rehabilitation are required.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U

SPA 74600     RESEARCH METHODS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Methodologies for collecting, analyzing and interpreting data for clinical and research purposes in speech language pathology and audiology.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74691     SEMINAR:VOICE DISORDERS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Current literature review and discussions dealing with varying topics ranging from normal aspects of phonation in various populations to disorders of voice and their diagnosis and treatment.

Prerequisite: SPA 6/74306 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74692     CLERKSHIP II      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to clinical practicum in audiology. Directed observation of clinical practice including audiologic diagnosis and audiologic rehabilitation are required.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U

SPA 74791     SEMINAR:SPEECH SCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Consideration of selected topics related to physiological,anatomical and acoustic aspects of speech production and perception.

Prerequisite: SPA 4/54110 or SPA 6/74504 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74792     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST III      6 Credit Hours

Supervised clinical practicum in audiology which encompasses the entire range of audiologic procedures including neurophysiological based procedures.

Prerequisite: SPA 70748; and passing score of 600 or higher on the PRAXIS examination; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Corequisite: SPA 70791.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74891     SEMINAR:COMMUNICATION MODALITIES AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Nature, etiologies and correlates of speech language communication disorders and differences that may indicate a need for a multi-modal communication approach. Includes an emphasis on assistive technology for communication language, learning and literacy.

Prerequisite: speech language pathology (SLP) major and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 74892     GRADUATE AUDIOLOGIST V      8 Credit Hours

Full-time external audiology clinical placement with a licensed and appropriately credentialed preceptor who provides clinical teaching. This experience provides a capstone learning experience in the full scope of practice in the profession of audiology.

Prerequisite: SPA 70750; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 24 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 74991     SEMINAR:CRITICAL TOPICS IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Principles and methods of assessment and intervention for various topics in speech-language pathology from critical thinking and case-study framework.

Prerequisite: Instructor special approval and speech pathology and audiology (SPA) major and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 75092     CLINICAL PRACTICUM I IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 65092) (Repeatable twice for credit) Supervised, introductory clinical experience in assessment and intervention with populations within the Scope of Practice of speech language pathology per the current practice policy of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. To facilitate clinical competency and accrual of required clinical clock hours per current ASHA standards, students are expected to enroll in Clinical Practicum each semester that they are not enrolled in Externship or Student Teaching. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in CLIN PR II SPE LANG PATH-SPA 65192.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75192     CLINICAL PRACTICUM II IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 65192) (Repeatable twice for credit) This course includes additional supervised hands on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics. Student clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate increased independence in clinical decision making and performance. Practicum requirements may include attendance at a weekly Clinical Colloquium. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to enroll in Clinical Practicum III in Speech Language Pathology SPA 75292.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval; and SPA 75092 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75292     CLINICAL PRACTICUM III IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 65292) (Repeatable twice for credit) Includes additional supervised, hands-on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics and or off campus, supervised clinical experience in sites such as schools or long-term care facilities. Students clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate levels of independence in clinical decision-making and performance that reflect readiness for Externship or Student Teaching experiences. Practicum requirements may include attendance at a weekly Clinical Colloquium. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in the following courses: Clinical Practicum IV in Speech Language Pathology SPA 75392, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Adult SPA 75492, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Pediatric SPA 75592, Student Teaching in Speech Language Pathology SPA 64528.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval; and SPA 75192 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75392     CLINICAL PRACTICUM IV IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This supervised, hands on clinical experience with clients in on campus clinics or off campus sites is for second year graduate students who are not yet scheduled for Externship or Student Teaching. Students clinicians are provided with opportunities to demonstrate levels of independence in clinical decision making and performance that are reflective of readiness for Externship or Student Teaching experiences. A grade of B or better in this course is required for permission to register in the following courses: Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Adult SPA 75492, Externship in Speech Language Pathology: Pediatric SPA 75592, Student Teaching in Speech Language Pathology SPA 65428.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval; and SPA 75292 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 8-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75492     EXTERNSHIP IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: ADULT      4-8 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 65492) (Repeatable once for credit) Considered a culminating clinical experience. Includes supervised, hands on clinical experience with patients in adult care settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation and long term care facilities.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval; and SPA 75292 or SPA 75392 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20-40 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75592     EXTERNSHIP IN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: PEDIATRIC      4-8 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SPA 65592) (Repeatable once for credit) Considered a culminating clinical experience. Students may choose this course as an alternative to Student Teaching in Speech Language Pathology. Includes supervised, hands on clinical experience with children and adolescents in pediatric care settings such as hospitals and other habilitation and rehabilitation facilities.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and special approval; SPA 75292 or SPA 75392 with a minimum B grade.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20-40 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPA 75792     INTERNSHIP I      1 Credit Hour

Clinical practicum in audiology during which students perform discrete tasks undersupervision.

Prerequisite: admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Corequisite: SPA 70709.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 76792     INTERNSHIP II      1 Credit Hour

Supervised clinical practicum in audiology during which students will perform discrete clinicaltasks while under supervision.

Prerequisite: SPA 75792; and admission to the audiology (AUD) major; and doctoral standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 84091     SEMINAR IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum 9 credit hours)Special topics seminar for advanced students in speech-language pathology and audiology. Presentations and discussion of research projects are required.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPA 84096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION-SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Independent study of topics to be selected in consultation with graduate faculty.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 84098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research opportunities for doctoral students who have not yet passed their candidacy examination.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPA 84199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation for which registration in at least two semesters is required, first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPA 84299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: SPA 84199 and doctoral standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP