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Summer Clinical Practicum in Speech Disorders

SLHS 5302 - Summer Clinical Practicum in Speech Disorders

Summer Clinical Practicum in Speech Disorders

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SLHS 5320 - Directed Observation in Hearing

Directed observation of diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures in audiology for pediatric and adult populations. Effects of etiology considered. Credits and hours by arrangement. Lecture. May be repeated for credit.

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SLHS 5321 - Otologic Basis of Hearing Loss

Basic and advanced principles of medical audiology including anatomy and physiology of the system, disorders of the auditory system, genetics, radiology, and functional brain imaging.

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SLHS 5322 - Electrophysiology Techniques and Interpretation I

Review of clinical applications of otoacoustic emissions, auditory brainstem response, electrocochleography, and auditory steady state potentials with emphasis on diagnostic issues. Four credits, three class periods and one 1-hour laboratory period.

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SLHS 5323 - Geriatric Audiology

The physical effects of aging on the auditory periphery and central nervous system, as well as the consequences of aging on diagnostic and rehabilitative services to older clients.

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SLHS 5324 - Psychosocial Issues of Hearing Loss

Contemporary counseling issues related to working with individuals with hearing disorders. Emphasis on family systems and the impact of a hearing disorder.

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SLHS 5325 - Adult Aural Rehabilitation

The provision of aural rehabilitation services to adults with hearing loss including auditory training, speechreading, auditory-visual integration, effective communication strategies, and Deaf culture.

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SLHS 5326 - Professional Issues in Audiology

Issues related to ethics and practice in the field of audiology, multicultural sensitivity, legal rights and responsibilities.

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SLHS 5335 - Fluency Disorders

Research data and theoretical models regarding the etiology and characteristics of fluency disorders (primarily stuttering) are integrated to form the foundation for clinical management. Treatment approaches for children and adults are presented.

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SLHS 5336 - Clinical Practicum in Speech Disorders

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SLHS 5337 - Clinical Practicum in Hearing

Discussion. May be repeated for credit. Formerly COMS 337.

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SLHS 5342 - Aphasia

The differential diagnosis of acquired neurogenic communication disorders as well as research, theory, and efficacy of language interventions for aphasia in adults. Formerly COMS 342.

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SLHS 5343 - Cognitive-Communicative Disorders

Cognitive-communicative disorders in adults secondary to right hemisphere damage, traumatic brain injury, and dementia. Emphasis on differential diagnosis and theories and research pertaining to clinical management including the efficacy of interventions. Formerly COMS 343.

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SLHS 5344 - Pediatric Rehabilitative Audiology

Auditory-based components of managing hearing loss in children; the role of the family and cultural environment in service delivery. Formerly COMS 344.

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SLHS 5345 - Motor Speech Disorders

The effects of acquired and developmental neuropathology on speech. Emphasis on differential diagnosis and clinical management. Formerly COMS 345.

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SLHS 5346 - Dysphagia

Dysphagia secondary to neurologic impairments, cancer, and degenerative disease. Anatomy and physiology of normal and disordered swallowing, evaluation including instrumental assessment techniques, and multidisciplinary management. Formerly COMS 346.

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SLHS 5348 - Language Disorders I: Birth to 5 Years

The nature, assessment, and intervention of delayed and disordered language in children birth to five years of age.

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SLHS 5349 - Language Disorders II: School Age Population

The nature, assessment, and intervention of delayed and disordered language in school-age children.

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SLHS 5351 - Amplification for Residual Hearing

Introduction to hearing aids and assessment of the personal amplification needs of hearing-impaired individuals. Formerly COMS 351.

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SLHS 5353 - Speech Sound Disorders in Children

Prevention, assessment, and intervention of anatomical, physiological, and language-based disorders affecting the production of speech in children.

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SLHS 5354 - Physiological and Psychological Acoustics

Anatomy, physiology and psychoacoustics of the auditory system. Formerly COMS 354.

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SLHS 5355 - Psychoacoustics

Basic principles of human perception of sound.

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SLHS 5356 - Audiological Assessment

The development and administration of advanced pure-tone and auditory discrimination tests; the interpretation of audiometric findings for adults and children. Formerly COMS 356.

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SLHS 5357 - Organic Disorders of Communication

Research and theory pertaining to speech and language disorders resulting from congenital structural anomalies. Fornerly COMS 357.

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SLHS 5359 - Voice Disorders

Normal anatomy and physiology of voice production including the effects of: aging across the lifespan, gender, and multicultural issues. Voice disorders, diagnostic procedures and management techniques to remediate voice disorders will be discussed.

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SLHS 5360 - Laboratory Instrumentation

Presentation of basic concepts necessary for the application of electronic instrumentation to the study of speech and hearing. Description, analysis, and application of electronic and electro-acoustical instrumentation employed in communication science research. Formerly COMS 359.

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SLHS 5361 - Advanced Speech Science I

Generation, transmission, detection, and analysis of the speech signal. Special attention is given the myology of speech production and the physiological correlates of the acoustic output. Theoretical models of speech production are examined in light of recent empirical findings. Biomedical and other research techniques are employed in the laboratory setting to investigate the speech communication processes. Formerly COMS 361.

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SLHS 5362 - Advanced Speech Science II

A continuation of CDIS361. Formerly COMS 362.

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SLHS 5372 - Central Auditory Disorders

Assessment of auditory processing in adults and children. Effects of processing problems on communication and a discussion of management techniques. Electrophysiological measurement techniques are stressed. Formerly COMS 372.

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SLHS 5373 - Pediatric Audiology

Physiological and perceptual maturation of the auditory system from gestation through two years of age. Assessment of children’s hearing, including difficult to test children, public school and neonatal screening. Formerly offered as COMS 373.

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SLHS 5374 - Clinical Project in Speech-Language Pathology

Written report and oral presentation on a client’s clinical intervention. The clinical project must be successfully completed to graduate with an M.A. in speech-language pathology via the non-thesis track.

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SLHS 5375 - Auditory System: Anatomy and Physiology

Review of the structure and function of the human auditory system, with emphasis on the clinical/applied aspects of anatomy and physiology. Oriented towards relationships to various auditory disorders.

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SLHS 5376 - Language Impairments and Literacy

A research seminar covering the theories, assessment, and treatment of children with reading disabilities from a language-based perspective. Open to graduate students in Communication Disorders, others with permission. Recommended preparation: a course in normal language development and language disorders in preschool and school-age children.

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SLHS 5377 - Introduction to Research

Introduction to research, experimental design, and statistics. Includes ethics in research, publishing, grant writing, general research skills, and computerized statistics. Open to graduate students in Communication Disorders, others with permission.

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SLHS 5385 - Advanced Topics in Medical Speech Pathology

Advanced practice management in the prevention, assessment and treatment of medically based disorders in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Integration of content from previous didactic and practicum courses applied in a lifespan approach to emphasize the role of a collaborative health care team in a multidisciplinary context.

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SLHS 6300 - Independent Study in Communication Disorders

This course is an independent study course in which periodic conferences with the instructor are required. May be repeated for credit.

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SLHS 6319 - Practicum in Research

Practicum. May be repeated for credit.

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SLHS 6363 - Seminar in Speech Pathology

1-6 credits. Seminar. May be repeated for credit with a change in content. Formerly COMS 363.

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SLHS 6364 - Seminar in Audiology

1-6 credits. Seminar. May be repeated for credit with a change in content. Formerly COMS 364.

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SLHS 6365 - Seminar in Speech Science

1-6 credits. Seminar. May be repeated with a change in content. Formerly COMS 365.

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SLHS 6366 - Seminar in Hearing Science

1-6 credits. Seminar. May be repeated for credit with a change in content. Formerly COMS 366.

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SLHS 6367 - Topics in Hearing and Speech Science

1-3 credits. Lecture. May be repeated for credit with a change in content. Formerly COMS 367.

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SLHS 6368 - Topics in Speech Pathology

1-3 credits. Lecture. May be repeated for credit with a change in content.

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SLHS 6369 - Topics in Audiology

1-3 credits. Lecture. May be repeated for credit with a change in content. Formerly COMS 369.

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SLHS 6370 - Seminar in Psycholinguistics

Reports and discussion of current research on a selected topic each semester. Maya be repeated for credit with a change in contenrt, Formerly COMS 370.

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SLHS 6401 - Amplification of Residual Hearing II

Theoretical and clinical issues related to hearing aid candidacy and fitting with an emphasis on advanced signal processing strategies.

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SLHS 6402 - Hearing Conservation / Industrial Audiology

Effects of noise on the structure and function of the auditory system. Elements of noise measurements, otoprotection, and key issues in establishment and maintenance of a hearing conservation program.

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SLHS 6410 - Vestibular System: Clinical Aspects

Anatomy, physiology and functional assessment of the vestibular system including instrumentation, procedures, and interpretation of clinical tests. Hands-on laboratory exercises included.

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SLHS 6422 - Electrophysiologic Techniques and Interpretation II

Methods of acquiring, averaging and analyzing cortical evoked and event-related potentials following auditory input. Emphasis on utilization of multi-channel recording devices for research and clinical purposes. Four credits. Lecture. Three class periods and one 1-hour laboratory period.

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