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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY (SLP)
 
SLP 510 Intro to Research Design 3 cr
A general presentation of research procedures. The student will learn to read and evaluate professional literature and develop a research prospectus.
 
SLP 521 Advanced Speech Science 3 cr
The study of physical and acoustic concepts involved in speech production and perception including instrumental measurement and analysis.
 
SLP 522 Measurement of Language 3 cr
Measurement and quantification of syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic language behavior; emphasis on assessment and analysis methodologies.
 
SLP 531 Advanced Language Disorders 3 cr
Clinical assessment and management of language problems in the infant-toddler population.
 
SLP 541 Advanced Articulation Disorders 3 cr
Advanced study of disordered speech-sound production including functional articulation disorders, phonological processing and developmental apraxia. Includes assessment and treatment.
 
SLP 551 Voice and Resonance Disorders 3 cr
Advanced study of pathology, symptomatology, etiology, and treatment of voice and resonance disorders in children and adults.
 
SLP 561 Advanced Fluency Disorders 3 cr
Study of theories, research, and contemporary treatment procedures in the area of dysfluency.
 
SLP 565 Neuromotor Disorders of Communication 3 cr
Review of neuroanatomy and physiology, nature of neuromuscular pathologies, methods of assessment and rehabilitation of neuromotor disorders of speech production.
 
SLP 566 Acquired Disorders of Language and Cognition 3 cr
Review of neuropsychology of communication; nature of acquired pathologies affecting central processes of language and cognition; methods of assessment and rehabilitation of acquired cognitive and linguistic disorders in children and adults.
 
SLP 567 Medical Speech Language Pathology 2 cr
A continuation of Acquired Disorders of Language and Cognition; medical aspects of speech-language pathology including anatomy and physiology of deglutition; nature of swallowing disorders and related diseases. Methods of assessment and remediation.
 
SLP 568 Dysphagia 3 cr
Study of evaluation and treatment of swallowing in adults and children.
 
SLP 585 Administration and Supervision in 3 cr
  Communication Disorders  
Topics related to administration and supervision of Communication Disorders programs: health care delivery systems, income and expenses, billing and collecting, issues in personnel selection and retention, professional relationships, professional ethics.
 
SLP 588 Audiology for Speech-Language Pathologists 3 cr
Audiometric testing; audiogram interpretation and clinical and educational management of the hearing impaired.
 
SLP 590 Directed Independent Research 1-3 cr
Independent research under the direction of a graduate faculty member. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and graduate advisor.
 
SLP 592 Seminar in Communication Disorders 1-3 cr
This course is designed to provide the opportunity for in-depth study of special interests. Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor.
 
SLP 594 Directed Study 1-3 cr
Independent study under the direction of a graduate faculty member. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and graduate advisor.
 
SLP 596 Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology 1 cr
Supervised clinical experience in speech-language pathology. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor. Special fee.
 
SLP 598 Clinical Externship 4 cr
Supervised clinical experience in a professional service facility. Prerequisite: Requires all course work, research, and clinical practicum preparation to be completed prior to enrollment.
 

SLP 599

Thesis 1-3 cr
One to three credits per semester with a maximum of three hours credit. Regular standing status required. Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor.
 
 

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