Communication Disorders (CMDIS)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Survey of nature, causes, and types of major communication disorders including phonological, adult and child language, voice, cleft palate, fluency, and hearing disorders.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Learn to communicate with the deaf using Signed English and Signed Pidgin English. Other topics covered include types, causes, and consequences of hearing loss, hearing technology (hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and cochlear implants), education of hearing-impaired children, Deaf culture, and the history of manual communication.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ENGL 219
Terminology, theory, research, and applications of the science of the sounds of spoken language. Emphasis on American English and International Phonetic Alphabet.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: CMDIS 275 or PSYCH 230 or ENGL 219 or LING 219
Development of spoken language, reading and writing covering semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, and pragmatics.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CMDIS/LING 275, CMDIS/LING 371, and BIOL 255; permission of instructor.
Guided examination of topics in preparation for graduate work in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. Primary course delivery by WWW.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CMDIS/LING 275, CMDIS/LING 371, and BIOL 255; permission of instructor.
Structures and functions of respiratory, phonatory, articulatory, auditory, and nervous systems as they relate to speaking and listening.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CMDIS/LING 275, CMDIS/LING 371, and BIOL 255; permission of instructor.
Children’s acquisition of English speech sounds. Assessment and management of speech sound disorders in children and adults.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CMDIS/LING 275, CMDIS/LING 371, and BIOL 255; permission of instructor.
Assessment and diagnosis of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. Preparation of clinical reports based on assessment data.

(Cross-listed with LING). Cr. 1-2. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: CMDIS/LING 371;471; completion or concurrent enrollment in CMDIS/LING 480A or 480B or 480C
Guided observation of clinical evaluation and treatment in Communication Disorders on campus and in the community. Assessed service learning component.