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CD 103: Speech Clinic

1 cr.

To be elected in addition to Com 101 by students who need special help in overcoming speech difficulties.

Sec Days Time Room
1TBATBATBA

CD 104: Speech Clinic

1 cr.

To be elected in addition to Com 101 by students who need special help in overcoming speech difficulties.

Sec Days Time Room
1TBATBATBA

CD 111: Beginning Sign Language

3 cr.

This course introduces the student to the fundamental elements of American Sign Language (ASL), with attention given to various aspects of deaf culture and history. The class focuses on developing the student's receptive and expressive skills in ASL.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF3:00–3:50FA321

CD 206: Introduction to Communicative Disorders

3 cr.

A study of the nature, etiology and remediation of communicative disorders in children and adults, including an overview of the field of speech-language pathology.

Prerequisite: Com 101.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–2:15FA319

CD 207: Anatomy of the Speech & Hearing Mechanism

3 cr.

An intensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH9:35–10:50FA322

CD 208: Clinical Application of Phonetics

3 cr.

A study of language theory and international phonetics alphabet (IPA) transcription with application to clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 302: Normal Language Development

3 cr.

The language acquisition process in normal children, including the development of semantics, morphology, syntax, phonology and pragmatics; American dialects and bilingualism.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF9:00–9:50FA319

CD 303: Articulation & Phonology

3 cr.

The diagnosis and treatment of articulation problems in children and adults, including an analysis of current research in testing and therapy for articulation and phonological disorders.

Prerequisite: CD 208.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50FA318

CD 304: Introduction to Audiology

3 cr.

Basic anatomy and psycho-physics of hearing, the pathologies of hearing loss, introduction to identification procedures including organization of hearing conservation programs and practice in pure-tone audiometry; impact of hearing loss on preschool and school-aged children; educational, psychological and medical aspects of habilitation. Also includes basic concepts of physics and math as they apply to speech, hearing and perception, and applied speech sciences.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF3:00–3:50FA322

CD 308: Diagnostic Methods in Speech-Language Pathology

3 cr.

Familiarization of testing procedures, statistical terminology and diagnostic protocols. Students will conduct evaluations, write reports and recommend therapy goals for a variety of clients. Specific assessments for various disorders and cultural differences will be discussed.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 400: Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology

1 cr.

Preparation for application to graduate school will be emphasized. Observation and clinical preparation. Medical orientation and note-taking skills will be emphasized.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 401: Language Disorders in Children

3 cr.

An overview of normal language development with a detailed discussion of language problems experienced by learning disabled, hearing impaired, physically impaired, emotionally disabled and mentally disabled children. Emphasis is placed on etiology and identification of language disorders in preschool years through the primary elementary grades. Also includes procedures for treatment and academic scaffolding in the school setting.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF10:00–10:50FA319

CD 402: Acquired Language Disorders

3 cr.

Presents classical and contemporary theoretical constructs related to central speech and language dysfunction in adolescent adults. Assessment and treatment of speech, language and related symptoms of organic disorders involving the central nervous system including aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia and dysphagia.

Prerequisites: CD 206, CD 207.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 403: Disorders of Voice

3 cr.

Reviews the anatomy of the vocal mechanism, and acquaints the student with the symptomatology and disorder complexes related to phonation. Emphasis on approaches and methods used in the treatment of voice disorders.

Prerequisite: CD 207.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 404: Disorders of Fluency

3 cr.

A survey of facts and theories on the nature and origin of stuttering, and a review of the principles and practices of major therapeutic strategies of disfluency.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF2:00–2:50FA217

CD 405: Selected Topics in Speech Pathology

3 cr.

Current topics of interest in the field of speech-language pathology and audiology will be discussed. Includes a review and discussion of research literature and methodology, a research project.

Prerequisite: CD 206.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

CD 407: Therapeutic Methods & Clinical Technology in Speech-Language Pathology

2 cr.

Application of course knowledge to specific forms of intervention. Emphasis will be placed on writing therapy goals, creating lesson plans and traditional therapy methods. Students will apply mobile technology for the remediation of a variety of communication disorders including apps for language disorder, speech disorders and Augmentative and alternative Communication apps for nonverbal communicators.

Sec Days Time Room
1S9:00–10:50FA221
1DAILY7:00–8:50FA221

CD 499: Clinical Practicum

9 cr.

Supervised clinical practice in screening, diagnosis and therapy. Practicum will meet requirements for 50 hours of clinical practice in two different settings per South Carolina requirements for licensure as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant.

Sec Days Time Room
1T4:00–4:50FA221