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Communication Disorders

CDIS 4340G - AURAL REHABILITATION

Overview of aural rehabilitation, fundamental aspects and basic information on amplification, and comprehensive approaches to aural rehabilitation for children and adults. Prerequisite: CDIS 3362 Offered: Spring

CDIS 4383G - GENERAL LINGUISTIC THEORY

Same as EDUC 4341G and ENGL 5383G

CDIS 5151G - SELECTED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor;independently arranged. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 5251G - SELECTED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor;independently arranged. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 5351G - SELECTED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor;independently arranges. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 5360G - SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCE

Physical properties of sound, sound measurement, basic auditory function, acoustical and physiological phonetics, and the perception of speech. Prerequisite: CDIS 3362 or CDIS 4411 Offered: Spring

CDIS 5451G - SELECTED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. In-depth study of specialized topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Student must take a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; independently arranges. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 6242 - FLUENCY DISORDERS

The acquisition of normal fluency and stuttering, and theories, etiology and treatment, with a focus on implications for remediation. Offered: Summer

CDIS 6265 - CLINICAL PRACTICUM METHODS AND POLICIES

Graduate clinical practicum in evaluation, treatment and management of communication disorders and dysphagia under direct supervision of ASHA certified CDIS faculty. Discussion of clinical methodology and procedures for use in intervention and legal, ethical and professional issues related to professional practice. All students enrolled in master courses must enroll in this course during their first semester in the program and meet the scheduled class every semester they remain in practicum under faculty supervision. An ''X'' grade is posted on the transcript until all practicum requirements are completed. Prerequisites: Enrollment in master program in CDIS. GPA of 3.00 or better and completion or enrollment in course work that qualifies student for the clinical experience. Fee:$50.00 Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 6353 - NEUROGENIC LANGUAGE DISORDERS

Etiology, symptomatology, assessment and therapeutic techniques for neurogenic language/cognitive disorders. Offered: Fall

CDIS 6354 - DYSPHAGIA

Anatomy and physiology of normal swallowing, and etiology, symptomatology, clinical and instrumental assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders. Prerequisite: CDIS 4411 or equivalent . Offered: Spring

CDIS 6356 - LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN

Review of normal language development, etiology, symptomatology and assessment of language disorders in preschool children. Emphasis on in-depth language analysis and intervention, required to be taken first fall semester in program. Prerequisite: CDIS 3311 Offered: Fall

CDIS 6357 - LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN SCHOOL-AGED INDIVIDUALS

Review of language development in school years, emphasis on semantic, pragmatic and discourse analysis, and assessment and treatment of language disorders, especially language learning disabilities. Prerequisite: CDIS 6356 Offered: Spring

CDIS 6358 - LANGUAGE IN DISCOURSE

Analysis of spoken and written language use in children and adults with and without disorders. Emphasis will be on contextual analysis, speech acts, coherence and cohesion in conversation, narrative and expository genres. Models of intervention will be incorporated. Prerequisite: CDIS 6353, CDIS 6356, CDIS 6357 . Offered: Fall

CDIS 7171 - ADVANCED ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS I

Seminar in diagnostic procedures, accompanies clinical practicum in initial diagnostics. Prerequisite: Admission to practicum. Fee: $35

Offered: Fall, Spring

CDIS 7172 - ADVANCED ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS II

Seminar in diagnostic procedures; differential diagnosis, administration, interpretation and analysis of informal/non-standardized assessment measures (i.e., play-based assessments, curriculum-based assessments) across ages and cultures.Prerequisite: CDIS 7171 Fee: $35.00

Offered: Spring

CDIS 7173 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SCHOOL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus school or child-based community agency. Course will be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.0 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Fee: $35 Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7174 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus adult, medical setting. Course may be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.0 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Fee: $35 Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7191 - PROBLEMS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

A study of problems and trends in the field of communication disorders. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7213 - AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION

Theories and procedures for establishing and implementing an individualized augmentative communication system for children and adults. Includes study of access devices, systems and equipment. Offered: Fall

CDIS 7273 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SCHOOL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus school or child-based community agency. Course will be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.0 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7274 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus adult, medical setting. Course may be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: GPA of 3.00 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7291 - PROBLEMS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

A study of problems and trends in the field of communication disorders. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7312 - VOICE DISORDERS

Information on the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders associated with pathologies. Includes clinical voice observation.

Prerequisite: CDIS 4411, CDIS 5360/CDIS 5360G Offered:Spring

CDIS 7335 - MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS

A study of the disorders of speech with a neuromuscular basis found in children and adults, including adult apraxia, developmental apraxia of speech, childhood dysarthria and the adult dysarthrias. Prerequisite: CDIS 4411 Offered: Spring

CDIS 7353 - RESEARCH AND EFFICACY IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

Measurement of efficacy in the practice of speech-language pathology. Application of group and single subject research designs when investigating evaluation and treatment outcomes. Impact of efficacy data on ethical and legal issues in the practice of speech-language pathology. A required project includes use of parametric and non-parametric statistical analysis and library resources. Offered: Fall

CDIS 7373 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SCHOOL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus school or child-based community agency. Course will be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.0 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7374 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL SETTINGS

Supervised experience in assessment and remediation of communication disorders under the direct supervision of ASHA-certified personnel at an off-campus adult, medical setting. Course may be repeated for credit as needed. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: GPA of 3.00 or better, appropriate academic background and clinical practicum experience and consent of faculty. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7381 - SEMINAR IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

Investigation of current topics in communication disorders. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7391 - PROBLEMS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

A study of problems and trends in the field of communication disorders. May be repeated when topics vary. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 7491 - PROBLEMS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

A study of problems and trends in the field of communication disorders. May be repeated when topics vary. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CDIS 8202 - COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN DIFFERENT CULTURES

Assessment and treatment of speech and language disorders in different cultures, particular emphasis on the Hispanic culture. Offered: Spring

CDIS 8340 - CLEFT PALATE

A study of the effects on speech, resonance, and velopharyngeal dysfunction due to craniofacial anomalies with an emphasis on cleft lip palate. Information on assessment procedures, prosthetic devices and therapies, and surgeries via a multidisciplinary team approach. Prerequisites: CDIS 4411, CDIS 7312. Offered: Spring

CDIS 8391 - THESIS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

See University Thesis Guidelines. Prerequisite: Three semester hours in statistics and 12 semester hours in master's degree CDIS courses.

CDIS 8491 - THESIS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

See University Thesis Guidelines. Prerequisite: Three semester hours in statistics and 12 semester hours in master's degree CDIS courses.

CDIS 8591 - THESIS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

See University Thesis Guidelines. Prerequisite: Three semester hours in statistics and 12 semester hours in master's degree CDIS courses.

CDIS 8691 - THESIS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

See University Thesis Guidelines. Prerequisite: Three semester hours in statistics and 12 semester hours in master's degree CDIS courses.