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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 532 Clinical Linguistics 3 cr
This course gives students an overview of linguistic theories and approaches that are relevant to the field of speech sciences. There is a particular emphasis on those areas of linguistics that underpin the diagnostic and assessment procedures used in speech pathology.
 
SLP 533 Pediatric Language Disorders: Birth to Five 3 cr
Clinical assessment and management of language problems in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, including language disorders associated with other developmental disorders and AAC.
 
SLP 534 School-aged Language Disorders 2 cr
This course covers assessment and intervention approaches for school-age language disorders, children beyond age 5 years. Topics include speech-language services at the discourse level; the relationship between language and literacy; service delivery models including integration; educational laws and policies.
 
SLP 541 Advanced Articulation Disorders 3 cr
Advanced study of disordered speech-sound production including these: development, assessment and intervention of articulation and phonological disorders in children.
 
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
Medical aspects of speech-language pathology involving activities normally undertaken with patients in medical settings.
 
SLP 568 Dysphagia 2 cr
Study of evaluation and treatment of feeding and swallowing in adults and children.
 
SLP 588 Audiology for Speech-Language Pathologists 2 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 3 cr
Supervised clinical experience in speech-language pathology. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor. Special fee.
 
SLP 598 Clinical Externship 8 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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