Course Offerings

Course Offerings

Students with a background in a field other than speech-language pathology, will complete the Preparatory phase courses listed below before entering the Core phase.

Students with bachelors’ degrees in speech-language pathology will begin taking Core phase courses immediately.

ASHA Requirements

In addition to the graduate coursework, ASHA requires that students have completed one undergraduate class with a grade of C or better in each of the areas of biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and behavioral/social sciences. Please see Requirements for ASHA certification on this site for more information.

Please Note:
Current undergraduate students may enroll in Preparatory phase courses without applying to the program. These courses may be taken as electives. Completion of the courses does not guarantee admission into the Core phase of the program. Student must formally submit an application to the Graduate School and qualify for admission. Post baccalaureate students must be formally accepted to the preparatory phase.

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY M.S. DEGREE CORE PROGRAM

 

Year 1

Fall

CMDS 572 Anatomy and Physiology for Communicative Sciences (4) Dr. Cunningham

CMDS 661 Assessment of Childhood Language Disorders (3) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 620 Neurological Disorders of Speech Production (3) Dr. Smith

CMDS 602 Articulation/Phonology (3) Dr. Smith

*CMDS 695-02 Special Topics: Statistical Techniques (3) Dr. Smith

Total Hours 13

*If needed

Spring

CMDS 696 Augmentative/Alternative Communication (3) Dr. Masters

CMDS 667 Aphasia (3) Dr. Smith

CMDS 612 Preschool Language Intervention (3) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 669 Cognitive Disorders (3) Dr. Smith

CMDS 652 School Age Language and Phonology Intervention (3) Dr. Masters

CMDS 611 Practicum: Speech Pathology (1) Dr. Mattingly

Total Hours 16

Summer

CMDS 671 Clinical Methods in Speech Language Pathology (2) Dr. Katzman

CMDS 690 Dysphagia (3) Anne Blandford

CMDS 663 Voice Disorders (3) Anne Blandford

CMDS 611 Practicum: Speech Pathology (2) Dr. Mattingly

EDSP 637 Transdisciplinary Collaboration for Inclusion (3) *** OOD

Total Hours 10

 

Year II

Fall

CMDS 668 Professional Issues in Audiology and Speech Pathology (3) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 611 Practicum: Speech Pathology (3) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 665 Fluency Disorders (3) Dr. Masters

AUDI 605 Intro to Audiological Techniques and Rehab (3)* Audiology Faculty

CMDS 699 Research Project (1-3)** Advisor

*CMDS 695-02 Special Topics: Statistical Techniques (3) Dr. Smith

OBIO 501 Biomedical Data Analysis: Experimental Design and Statistics (3)** OOD

Total Hours 9

*If needed

Spring

CMDS 695 Special Topics 5-Day Seminar TBA (3) Dr. Baker

CMDS 611 Practicum: Speech Pathology (5) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 610 Practicum: Audiology (1)* Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 699 Research Project (1-3)** Advisor

EDSP 540 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3) *** OOD

Total Hours 8-9

* If necessary

**Required for thesis

***Teacher Certification

OOD=Out of Department

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY M.S. DEGREE PROGRAM

PREPARATORY PROGRAM 2014-2015

 

Fall Semester

CMDS 572 Anatomy and Physiology for Communicative Sciences (4) Dr. Cunningham

AUDI 605 Intro to Audiological Techniques and Rehab (3) Audiology Faculty

CMDS 563 Clinical Phonetics (3) Dr. Smith

CMDS 564 Normal Speech & Language Development (3) Dr. Masters

Total Fall Semester Hours 13 (Required)

Spring Semester

CMDS 570 Clinical Observation in Speech Pathology and Audiology (1) Dr. Mattingly

CMDS 545 Survey of Communication Processes and Disorders (3) Dr. Mattingly

LING 522 or ENG 522 Structure of Modern American English (3) OOD

EDSP 540 Intro to Exceptional Children **(3) OOD

EDSP 637 Transdisciplinary Collaboration **(3) OOD

 

Students must choose one of the following courses:

ECPY 663 Multicultural and Diversity Issues (3) OOD

PSYC 362 Life-Span Developmental Psyc. (3) OOD

ECPY 607 Learning and Human Development (3) OOD

Total Spring Semesters Hours 10 (Required)

 

Summer Semester (optional)

EDSP 540 Intro to Exceptional Children **(3) OOD

EDSP 637 Transdisciplinary Collaboration **(3) OOD

*If necessary

**Teacher Certification Program (optional)

OOD=Taught by faculty outside of the department