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Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

School of Medicine

CSD 431 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (3) Will overview anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing. Students gain exposure to structures and functions of respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, deglutition, and hearing systems required for normal communication and swallowing. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Fall only)

CSD 432 Phonetics (3) Introduction to the fundamentals of phonetic and phonological development. International Phonetic Alphabet Transcription of English speech sounds; phonological developments and models; cultural variations; analysis interpretation and other considerations related to speech sound development and production. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Fall only)

CSD 433 Speech and Language Development (3) Will develop an understanding of children's acquisition of speech, language, and normal communication development from birth through adolescence. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Fall only)

CSD 434 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Speech and Hearing (3) Provides an understanding of the fundamental processes underlying the production and perception of speech. Students gain an understanding of the physical and psychological aspects of sound and their measurement. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Spring only)

CSD 435 Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) Provides observation and discussion of the clinical management of individuals with communication disorders, and practical experience related to clinical procedures and requirements. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Spring only)

CSD 436 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) Information and theoretical foundations serve as an introduction to the field of communication disorders. Will provide an overview of the normal processes and disorders of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Spring only)

CSD 437 Introduction to Audiometry and Auditory Disorders (3) Covers anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, acoustic, basic knowledge of auditory disorders and testing procedures, and introduction to rehabilitative audiology. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. (Summer only)

CSD 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

CSD 600 Research Methods (3) Research methods applicable to the field of speech-language pathology and audiology; analysis and reporting of data. Required of all CSD graduate students. Pre: previous coursework in inferential statistics and consent.

CSD 601 Neuroscience in Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) Explores the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the human nervous system as it relates to communication and swallowing and how neurological pathologies lead to behavioral deficits in those areas. CSD majors only. A-F only. (Fall only)

CSD 603 Audiological Foundations for Speech-Language Pathology (3) Instrumentation; special tests of hearing.

CSD 604 Seminar in Motor Speech Disorders (3) Provides in-depth examination of various motor speech disorders, including apraxia of speech and dysarthria. Emphasis is on assessment/treatment of these diagnoses. Review of current treatment literature, anatomy/physiology, practical exercises in treatment planning. A-F only. Pre: consent.

CSD 610 Disorders of Phonology and Articulation (3) Study of the etiology, assessment, and remediation of disorders and articulation.

CSD 612 Child Language Disorders (3) Study of the etiology, behavioral characteristics and treatment methods for child language disorders. Examination of methods, test, and instruments employed in diagnosis of child language disorders. Includes identification of language deficits and writing intervention goals. Pre: consent.

CSD 613 Language Development for Children with Hearing Deficiencies (3) Language acquisition by hard-of-hearing and deaf children; methods of stimulating growth. Pre: consent.

CSD 616 Advanced Practicum in Speech Pathology I (1) Clinical practice in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with various types of speech and language problems in different clinical settings. Repeatable unlimited times.

CSD 617 Audiology Practicum for Speech-Language Pathology (1) Clinical practice in administering tests, interpreting results; counseling of individuals with impaired hearing; use of various rehabilitation techniques. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.

CSD 620 Voice Disorders (3) Contemporary development and theoretical issues in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of vocal system disorders in children and adults; current literature and clinical practice issues are addressed. Pre: consent.

CSD 622 Aphasia and the Dementias (3) Study of acquired aphasia in adults and the characteristics and progression of disorders of dementia. Procedures for clinical intervention, current literature review, and related professional issues. Pre: consent.

CSD 695 Research-Speech Pathology (1) Required of all CSD graduate students following the non-thesis (Plan B) program and emphasizing speech-language pathology. Repeatable three times. Pre: 600 and consent.

CSD 696 Research-Audiology (3) Required of all CSD graduate students following the non-thesis (Plan B) program and emphasizing audiology. Pre: 600 and consent.

CSD 699 (Alpha) Directed Study (V) To allow student and faculty advisor to design research/study units outside existing academic structure in specialized area. Repeatable unlimited times. (B) language pathology; (C) audiology. Pre: 603 for (C).

CSD 700 Thesis Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.

CSD 701 Amplification: Assessment and Applications (3) Comprehensive study of amplification. Assessment, fitting, evaluation, electroacoustic evaluation, dispensing. Personal instruments and instructional-educational systems. Pre: 603 and consent.

CSD 702 Disorders of Fluency (3) Contemporary developments and theoretical issues in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of disorders of fluency such as stuttering in both children and adults.

CSD 703 Electrophysiologic Audiometry (3) Study of early, middle, and late auditory evoked potentials with emphasis on the auditory brainstem response. Pre: 603 or consent.

CSD 708 Seminar in Right Hemisphere Brain Damage and Traumatic Brain Injury (3) Traumatic brain injury and right hemisphere communicative disorders are explored with emphasis on assessment and treatment of individuals with these diagnoses. Review of current treatment literature, communication and cognitive theories, and practical exercises in treatment planning. Pre: 622 and consent.

CSD 709 Dysphagia: Disorders of Swallowing (3) Explores the dynamics of normal and disordered swallowing across the life span with emphasis on the adult population. CSD majors only. A-F only. Pre: 604 (with a minimum grade of B-). (Summer only)

CSD 710 (Alpha) Special Topics in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (3) (B) study of contemporary developments in speech/language pathology; (C) study of contemporary developments in audiology. Repeatable for credit for different alphas unlimited times. Pre: consent.

CSD 716 Advanced Practicum in Speech Pathology II (2) Clinical practice in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with various types of speech and language problems in different clinical settings. Repeatable unlimited times.

CSD 717 Advanced Practicum in Audiology II (2) Clinical practice in administering tests and interpreting results; counseling individuals with impaired hearing; use of various rehabilitation techniques. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: 603, 617, and consent.

CSD 721 Seminar in Audiology-Diagnostic Procedures (3) Study of diagnostic procedures as reflected in current literature. Pre: 603 and consent.

CSD 723 Seminar in Audiology-Rehabilitative Procedures (3) Procedures and philosophies presented in recent literature dealing with rehabilitative phases of audiology. Pre: 603 and consent.

CSD 724 Advanced Practicum in Speech Pathology III (V) Clinical practice in diagnostic and therapeutic procedure with various types of speech and language problems in different clinical settings. Repeatable unlimited times.

CSD 725 Advanced Practicum in Audiology III (3) Clinical practice in administering tests and interpreting results, counseling of individuals with impaired hearing; use of various rehabilitation techniques. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: 603, 617, 717, and consent.