110: Principles of Speech. 0-3-3. Designed to develop the principles of effective oral communication in typical speaker-audience situations, through practice in informative and persuasive speaking. (Cannot be taken for credit if student has credit for SPCH 377.)
202: Supervised Observation. 3-0-1. This course is designed to provide students with supervised observation of diagnostic and therapy sessions with clients who present speech, language and/or hearing disorders.
210: Introduction to Communicative Disorders. 0-3-3. A study of the various disorders of communication, their nature, etiology, and treatment.
211: Public Speaking. 0-3-3. Preq., SPCH 110 or permission of instructor. This course is concerned with developing advanced skill in special occasion speeches, the book review, the entertaining speech, and effective reading from an original speech.
222: Phonetics. 0-3-3. Principles of phonetics; articulatory phonetics; description and classification of sounds; transcription at different levels of detail; production and perception included.
260: The Mass Media. (0-3-3). Consideration of these media from the viewpoint of their audience; emphasizes the development of objectivity standards for evaluating mass communication. Open to all students.
300: Discussion and Debate. (0-3-3). A study of the principles of group discussion and debate with practical experience in each.
301: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism. 0-3-3. Functional anatomy and physiology of those structures associated with speech production and reception.
302: Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science. 0-3-3. Comprehensive survey of the communicative process from the speaker to the listener, speech production, acoustics, and speech perception.
308: Dactylology. 0-2-2. An introductory course in manual communication of the deaf; emphasis on drills and exercises to help students acquire a sign vocabulary and conversational fluency.
312: Clinical Procedures. 7 1/2-2-4. Students are taught principles and procedures used with clients with speech disorders through lecture, observation and supervised clinical experience.
315: Oral Interpretation of Literature. 0-3-3. Preq., SPCH 110. Advised, SPCH 211. The development of responsiveness to prose, poetry, and drama, and the ability to communicate the logical emotional and aesthetic elements to others.
325: Introduction to Communication Research Methods. (0-3-3). A study of the goals and methods of research with emphasis on understanding the nature and structure of communication.
377: Professional Speaking. 0-3-3. Designed to establish a foundation for effective speaking in informative speaking, in the interview, and in communication from the manuscript. (Cannot be taken for credit if student has credit for SPCH 110.)
411: Diagnostic Procedures. 0-3-3. Principles and procedures for differential diagnosis of speech and language disorders. Administration and interpretation of various tests, parent interviewing, and clinical observation of behavior.
413: Articulation. 0-3-3. A study of the nature, etiology, and retraining procedures related to defective articulations with emphasis on current research.
417: Seminar in Speech Communication. (0-3-3). Selected current issues/topics in an identified area of theory or application within the field of Speech Communicatin.
418: Language Disorders in Children. 0-3-3. Preq., SPCH 470. A beginning course in the study of language disorders in children with emphasis on evaluation and treatment procedures.
430: Nonverbal Communication. 0-3-3. Study of the effects of space, physical properties of persons, movement, eye and vocal behavior on interpersonal communication.
431: Organizational Communications. 0-3-3.Focuses on the factors related to communication processes within government, private, and volunteer organizations.
433: Applied Organizational Communication. (0-3-3). Application of communication practices in organizational settings including the practical considerations that arise in conducting communication surveys.
440: Interpersonal Communication. 0-3-3. Study of the verbal and nonverbal dimensions of interpersonal relationships including dialogues, interviews and dyadic systems.
443: Introduction to Audiology. 0-3-3. Study of the auditory mechanism, physics of sound, the process of hearing, disorders of hearing and their treatment. (G)
451: Communication Training and Development. (0-3-3). Critical analysis and practical application of the relationship between the study of communication and training and development.
455: Communication Theory. (0-3-3). An examination and synthesis of theoretical approaches to contemporary communication theory with special emphasis on interpersonal contexts.
460: Applied Forensics. 3-0-1. Practical experience in debate and other forms of forensic speaking. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours credit.
465: Applied Practicum. 6-0-2. Practical experience in clinical activities related to service programs. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. Registration by permission of instructor.
466: Group Processes. 0-3-3. Theory and practice of conducting group meetings, group discussions, to include parliamentary procedure.
470: Language and Speech Development. 0-3-3. Study of the normal acquisition and maintenance of speech and language; theoretical formulations about speech and language behavior, and approaches to its study. (G)
500: Introduction to Research. 0-3-3. A course designed to introduce students to research applicable to speech and theories of measurement including statistical and behavioral designs, reliability and judgments.
501: Seminar. 0-3-3. Individual problems and research in any of the following general areas of concentration; speech communication; speech-language pathology; audiology; theatre arts. Registration by permission of instructor.
504: Seminar in Language Disorders in Children: Remediation. 0-3-3. Etiologies, remediation techniques, principles, and programs for the language disorders found among children and adolescents.
505: Measurement of Hearing. 0-3-3. Study of audiometric procedures including pure tone air and bone conduction testing. Clinical masking procedures, speech audiometry, and oto-acoustic immitance measurements.
506: Introduction to Clinical Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology. 0-3-3. Principles and procedures of clinical practice for children and adults with speech and language disorders.
507: Seminar in Dysphagia. 0-3-3. A study of etiology symptomatology, and anatomic/behavioral characteristics of dysphagia with an emphasis on principles and methods of diagnosis and treatment.
508: Practicum in Communicative Disorders. 1-3 hour(s) credit (18). Supervised clinical experience with individuals who have disorders of communication.
509: Instrumentation and Calibration. 0-3-3. A study of the procedures, instruments, and standards used for calibration of audiometric equipment. Measurement of noise levels and OSHA guidelines will be reviewed.
510: Speech Science. 0-3-3. Study of normal speech and voice production with emphasis on the respiratory, articulatory, and phonatory mechanisms, and speech perception.
513: Seminar in Articulation Disorders. 0-3-3. Study of current research in articulation, testing, prediction, and management procedures.
516: Hearing Disorders. 0-3-3. The effects of pathologies of the auditory system on basic and advanced audiometric tests are studied.
517: Hearing Science. 0-3-3. A study of basic acoustics, psychoacoustics and physiological acoustics.
520: Seminar in Language Disorders in Children: Assessment. 0-3-3. Preq., permission of instructor. A study of standardized and non-standardized techniques used to assess language disordered children and adolescents.
521: Anatomy and Physiology of the Hearing Mechanism. 0-3-3. Structure and function of bodily organs related to the processes of hearing.
523: Aphasia and Related Disorders. 0-3-3. Preq., Permission of Instructor. A study of aphasia and related language disorders associated with brain damage in adults with an emphasis on symptomatology, assessment, and diagnosis.
524: Seminar in Voice Disorders. 0-3-3. A study of the etiology, symptomatology and treatment procedures for voice disorders, including those that result from laryngeal pathologies.
525: Cleft Palate. 0-3-3. A study of the articulatory, resonance and phonatory problems associated with cleft palate and facial maxillary disturbances including medical and speech therapy, habilitative and rehabilitative procedures.
526: Seminar in Stuttering. 0-3-3. A critical review of the literature to synthesize information regarding the definition of stuttering, theories of etiology, symptomatology, therapy and methods of research.
527: Advanced Diagnostic Procedures. 0-3-3. A study of formal and informal assessment procedures applicable to speech/language disorders. Emphasis on the role of differential diagnosis, specialized test procedures, and referral procedures.
528: Neurological Disorders. 0-3-3. A study of communication disorders which result from damage to the central and peripheral nervous system, their etiology, symptomatology, diagnosis, and treatment.
529: Management of Aphasia and Related Disorders. 0-3-3. Preq., SPCH 523 and permission of instructor. Clinical management of aphasia and related language disorders in adults.
530: Special Problems in Communicative Disorders. 0-3-3. Registration by permission of instructor. Individual research assignments in speech pathology and audiology.
533: Differential Audiology. 0-3-3. Discussion, demonstration and interpretation of behavioral tests used to differentiate hearing disorders.
534: Qualitative Research Methods. 0-3-3. The use of observational and interviewing research techniques for studying human communication.
535: Hearing Aids. 0-3-3. Involves discussion of hearing aids, selection procedure, and the amplification needs of the individual.
537: Seminar in Interpersonal Communication. 0-3-3. Interpersonal communication theory and research including topics concerning acquaintance, attitudes, language, nonverbal codes, and dyadic and small group communication patterns.
539: Seminar in Organizational Communication. 0-3-3. Topics include theories of organizational communication, consultation, research and field experience in organizations, communication in organizational settings and communication styles in decision making.
540: Industrial Audiology. 0-3-3. Directed toward the study of management and control of hearing problems in industry, and conservation of hearing in occupations and activities involving excessive noise exposure.
541: Physiological Tests of Auditory Function. 0-3-3. Auditory evoked potentials and electro-nystagmography examined in relation to purpose, scientific basis, procedures, and interpretation.
542: Seminar in Central Auditory Processing Disorders. 0-3-3. A study of central auditory processing disorders including examination of various auditory tests for central processing, including strengths and weaknesses of the tests.
543: Seminar in Pediatric Audiology. 0-3-3. A study of the investigation, identification, and assessment of children with audiological problems.
544: Communication in Small Groups. 0-3-3. Study of theory and research in the dynamics of small group communication processes with emphasis on the interaction of message variables with other variables.
545: Clinical Audiological Experience. 1 - 3 hour(s) credit (18). Supervised practicum in audiology including testing, aural habilitation/rehabilitation, report writing, and counseling clients with auditory problems.
546: Conference Course in Speech Communication. 0-3-3. Readings in the literature of speech communication designed to expand opportunities for individual consultation in research and in informational aspects of the students' work.
547: Internship. Advanced practicum in organizational communication in public, private and volunteer organizations.
548: Psychoacoustics. 0-3-3. A study of the experimental areas of audiology that are directed toward developing a theory of auditory functioning. May be repeated one time for credit.
555: Externship in Communicative Disorders. 8 semester hours. 40 contact hours per week. Preq., permission of the instructor. Supervised clinical practicum in an affiliated off campus clinical facility.
556: Seminar in Aural Rehabilitation. 0-3-3. Review of topical areas in aural rehabilitation for the infant through geriatric population.
558: Seminar in Amplification. 0-3-3. A study of recent advances in technology, rehabilitation strategies, and measurement as applied to amplification for the hearing impaired.
559: Special Topics. 1-4 hours credit. Selected topics in an identified area of study in speech and hearing science, audiology, or speech-language pathology.