An introduction to the scientific study of natural language with focus on the basic concepts of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, with subsequent attention to the applied aspects of linguistic principles.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Michelle MorrisonCo-Instructor: Jose Ortiz
    Fall 2017Instructor: Michelle Morrison
    Spring 2017Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016Instructor: Shameka Johnson
    Fall 2016Instructor: Michelle Morrison
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.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2017Instructor: Jose Ortiz
    Summer 2017Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Spring 2017Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Winter 2016Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2016Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Spring 2016Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2015Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
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.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017Instructor: Jared Novick
    Spring 2017Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2016Instructor: Jared NovickView: Syllabus
    Spring 2016Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2015Instructor: Jared NovickView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2014Instructor: Jared Novick
An introduction to broad and narrow phonetic transcription, and to physiology of speech production. The primary goal of the course is to provide knowledge about phonetics and the ability to use this knowledge in an applied setting.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
Anatomy, physiology, and neurology of speech mechanism.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2017Instructor: Marios Fourakis
    Fall 2016Instructor: Shameka Johnson
This is a 4-credit course focusing on the biological and neurological bases of human speech production and human hearing, namely the anatomy, physiology, and neurology of the vocal/speech mechanism and the hearing mechanism.Specifically, respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, swallowing, and hearing will be highlighted. A strong understanding of normal anatomy and physiology is essential for the successful evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Donna Tippett
    Spring 2017Instructor: Donna Tippett
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.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Rebecca Bieber
    Fall 2017Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2017Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Fall 2016Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2016Instructor: Julie Cohen
    Spring 2016Instructor: Julie Cohen
    Fall 2015Instructor: Kelly A King
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2017Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    Fall 2016Instructor: Yi Ting HuangView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Summer 2016Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    Spring 2016Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2015Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Spring 2015Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
Etiology, assessment and treatment of language and phonological disorders in children.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
    Spring 2017Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
    Spring 2016Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2014Instructor: Nan Bernstein RatnerView: Syllabus
An introduction to physiological, acoustic and perceptual phonetics; broad and narrow phonetic transcription; current models of speech production and perception.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Marios Fourakis
    Fall 2017Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Spring 2017Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
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.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Spring 2016Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Julie Cohen
    Spring 2015Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Spring 2014Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Samira Anderson
    Fall 2017Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2017Instructor: Samira AndersonView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2016Instructor: Samira AndersonView: Syllabus
    Spring 2016Instructor: Unlisted/TBDView: Syllabus
    Spring 2016Instructor: Samira Anderson
    Fall 2015Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2014Instructor: Samira AndersonView: Syllabus
The fundamental aspects of aural rehabilitation therapy for both adults and children are introduced to students. Class time will consist of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Eric Hoover
    Spring 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Spring 2017Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016Instructor: Paula Schauer
The principles underlying the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2017Instructor: Kathy Dow-BurgerCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Summer 2017Instructor: Eusebia MontCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Fall 2016Instructor: Vivian SisskinCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Summer 2016Instructor: Kristin SlawsonCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Fall 2014Instructor: Kathy Dow-BurgerCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Summer 2014Instructor: Eusebia MontCo-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
Overview of methods of empirical research used in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The course will focus on identifying, critically analyzing, and writing about empirical research.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomical and physiological substrates of speech and language.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2017Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2016Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2015Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
Overview of cultural and linguistic diversity (CLD) in general, and the impact of CLD on communication, communication disorders, and the professional practice of Speech-Language Pathology
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Eusebia Mont
Etiology, diagnosis and management of cognitive problems of adults associated with aging, brain injury and degenerative conditions.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2017Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
The nature of fluency disorders. Principles, methods and procedures for the clinical management of fluency disorders in children and adults.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2016Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2015Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2014Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
Assessment and treatment of phonological, articulatory and resonance disorders arising from various etiologies including developmental conditions, structural abnormalities, and nervous system damage.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Jan EdwardsCo-Instructor: Kristin SlawsonView: Syllabus
    Spring 2018Instructor: Jan EdwardsCo-Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2017Instructor: Jan EdwardsCo-Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2016Instructor: Colleen Worthington
    Spring 2015Instructor: Colleen Worthington
Overview of auditory pathologies, and their assessment and management in the medical setting.
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    Spring 2018Instructor: Kelly A KingCo-Instructor: Carmen Brewer
    Spring 2017Instructor: Carmen BrewerCo-Instructor: Kelly A King
Research findings are presented on the physical effects of aging on the auditory periphery and central nervous system, as well as the consequences of aging on behavioral and electrophysiologic measures of auditory function. Clinical implications in the effects of physiologic and cognitive aging on auditory performance will be discussed.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Spring 2016Instructor: Sandra Gordon-SalantCo-Instructor: Peter Fitzgibbons
Seminar in Child Language Disorders
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Nicole Nguyen
    Spring 2017Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
Topics include: a case study in interprofessional collaboration and decision making, professional identity (SLP, Audiology, PT, OT, Social Work, Psychologist, etc), and teamwork dynamics. Format is blended.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
Advanced issues in amplification technology, prescriptive hearing aid selection, and management of amplification systems for special populations.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Eric Hoover
    Spring 2018Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock
    Spring 2017Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock
    Spring 2016Instructor: LaGuinn SherlockCo-Instructor: Margaret McCabe
Advanced clinical and experimental methods of evaluating the peripheral and central auditory system using acoustic stimuli. Procedural considerations and interpretation of test results.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Samira Anderson
    Spring 2017Instructor: Samira AndersonView: Syllabus
    Spring 2016Instructor: Samira AndersonView: Syllabus
This course focuses on experimental design and scientific writing. We discuss basic elements in the design of empirical studies, evaluation of various types of experimental and descriptive research designs, ethics in research, and how to write up the results of a research study.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2018Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2018Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2017Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2016Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Spring 2015Instructor: Matthew GoupellView: Syllabus
    Spring 2014Instructor: Rochelle Newman