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Coursework

Course descriptions for all departmental courses may be found in either the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog or the 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog.

Pre-Professional Phase Curriculum

Many courses in this Phase are sequential and only offered once each year.  Students receive academic advisement through the School to help ensure that students complete requirements within the expected time frame.

First Year

Fall Semester - 17 credits

030
101
101
101/L
101
132

Research & Information Skills Lab
Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Life Processes/Lab
Introduction to Communication Sciences & Disorders
Basic Philosophical Questions

1
3
3
4/0
3
3

Spring Semester - 16 credits

102
104
205W
225

Imaginative Literature and Critical Writing
Calculus with College Algebra and Trigonometry I
Language Development
Developmental Psychology: Childhood & Adolescence
Theology Core Course

3
4
3
3
3

Second Year

Fall Semester - 17 credits

201
206
207W
207
208
407

Physics for LIfe Sciences I/Lab/Rec
Psychobiology of Spoken & Written Language
Speech Sound Development
Anatomy & Physiology I
Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
Intercultural Communication
3/1/0
3
3
3
1
3
Spring Semester - 12 credits
103

Exploring Interpersonal Communication (Social Justice Core Course)
Global Diversity Core Course
Faith and Reason Core Course
Creative Arts Core Course


3
3
3
3

Third Year

Fall Semester - 17 credits

225
253

254
250
313
360

501

Introduction to Biostatistics
Health Care Ethics
            or
Health Care Ethics Philosophy
Anatomy & Physiology of Speech & Hearing
Introduction to Audiology
Professional Communication Skills & Behaviors in SLP with Culturally Diverse Populations
Social Justice & Empowerment: Special Education

3
3

3
4
3

1
3

Spring Semester - 17 credits
310
320
350
403
603

Speech Science
Phonetics (Global Diversity Core)
Clinical Procedures and Observations in SLP
Neuroscience
Response to Intervention

4
3
3
4
3


Professional Phase Curriculum

Fourth Year/First Year Grad

Fall Semester - 14 credits
505
509
510
526
530
540W
Speech Production Disorders
Literacy Across the Lifespan
Assessment
Language Disorders I
Aphasia
Clinic I
3
1
3
3
3
2
Spring Semester - 16 credits

515W
535
536
541W
550
571

Research in SLP
Neurocognitive Disorders
Language Disorders II
Clinic II
Dysphagia
Clinical Seminar in Professional Issues & Ethics

3
3
3
2
3
2
Summer Semester - 10/11 credits
517
542
555
573
700
Stuttering
Clinic III
Alternative and Augmentative Communication with Lab
Medical SLP Seminar
*Thesis I (optional)
3
2
3
2
1


Fifth Year/Second Year Grad

Fall Semester - 11 credits
525
543
554
Motor Speech Disorders
Clinic IV
Voice Disorders
3
5
3
Spring Semester - 11 credits
520
544
566
710
Aural Rehabilitation
Clinic V
Craniofacial Disorders and Pediatric Oral Motor Feeding
*Thesis II (optional)
3
4/5
3
1
Summer Semester - 9 credits
545
557

559
575
720
Clinic VI
Multicultural Issues in the Practice of Speech-Language Pathology
Business Practices in Speech-Language Pathology
Capstone in Evidence-Based Practice
*Thesis III (optional)

*Students choosing the Thesis Option will complete Thesis I, II, III, Clinic IV for 4 credits, and Capstone in Evidence Based Practice for 2 credits
3

3
1
2/3
1

 

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