CSD 4320 Introduction to Language Disorders
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to language disorders across the life span. Emphasis is placed on describing the characteristics and causes of language disorders in children and adults. General procedures for assessing language disorders and principles of remediation are described. (Laboratory participation required).

CSD 4360 Anatomy and Physiology for Communication
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to examine the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms and to provide an overview of the nervous system as related to speech, language, and hearing. The course prepares students for further course work in communication disorders.

CSD 4480 Introduction to Hearing Science and Disorders
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces students to hearing science and audiology. Students examine acoustics, anatomy and physiology, and disorders of the auditory system. Attention is given to the administration and interpretation of pure tone and speech audiometry.

CSD 4490 Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CSD 4480 with a minimum grade of "C" or consent of instructor
Description

This course introduces students to the rehabilitation of children and adults with hearing impairment. Emphasis is placed on the effects of hearing loss, the function, selection, and maintenance of amplification systems, and the design and implementation of individualized intervention programs.