Courses Offered in Fall 2015

HESP202: Introduction to Hearing and Speech Sciences
An introduction to communication sciences and disorders; a survey of th bases of normal speech, language and hearing ability, major forms of communicative disorders and their treatment.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
HESP300: Introduction to Psycholinguistics
An introduction to current theories of language and an investigation of their relationship to human communication behavior. Survey of the experimental literature relating to this question.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Jared Novick View Syllabus
Fall 2015 Instructor: Jared Novick
HESP311: Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System
Gross anatomy of the ear and pathways for transmission of sound energy through the peripheral and central auditory system. Causes, development and effects of pathological conditions contributing to temporary or chronic hearing impairments.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Kelly A King
HESP400: Speech and Language Development in Children
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
HESP406: Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders in Adults
Survey of the dysarthrias and aphasias in adults from an interdisciplinary point of view.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP407: Bases of Hearing Science
Fundamentals of hearing, including the physics of sound, anatomy and physiology of peripheral and central auditory nervous system, psychophysical procedures used in measurement of auditory sensation and perception, and topics in psychological acoustics.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Julie Cohen
HESP411: Introduction to Audiology
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
HESP600: Instrumentation in Hearing and Speech Sciences
Instrumentation in hearing and speech sciences.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
HESP606: Basic Hearing Measurements
Theoretical principles, methodology, and interpretation of routine audiometric tests, including pure tone, speech, and acoustic immittance measures. Modification of procedures for special populations. Equipment calibration and mass hearing screening programs.
HESP612: Fluency Disorders
The nature of fluency disorders. Principles, methods and procedures for the clinical management of fluency disorders in children and adults.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
HESP630: Electrophysiological Measurements
Principles and techniques of physiological and electrophysiological measures of the audio-vestibular mechanisms.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
HESP700: Hearing Aids
Principles, methods and procedures for selection, fitting, calibration and management of amplification systems for hearing-impaired children and adults.
Fall 2015 Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock Co-Instructor: Margaret McCabe
HESP702: Diagnostic Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology
Diagnostic tools and methods in the analysis of speech-language disorders in children and adults.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Colleen Worthington
HESP710: Industrial and Environmental Noise Problems
Evaluation and control of noise hazards. Effects of noise on man. Medico-legal aspects of noise-induced hearing impairment.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
HESP712: Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies
Comprehensive presentation of cochlear implant design and processing, medical/surgical aspects, evaluation, programming, outcomes in children and adults, and post stimulation care. The role of the audiologist as a member of the cochlear implant team will be emphasized. Current and emerging trends in other implantable technologies also will be covered.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Maureen Shader Co-Instructor: Nicole Nguyen
HESP722: Psychoacoustics
Auditory perception and auditory processing in normal and impaired hearing.
Fall 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus