IMPORTANT DATE NOTES - Visit "How Do I Get Started/" for more info:
Registration for the Summer & Fall 2014 semesters begins March 20, 2014.
Summer 2014 classes begin May 19, 2014 and end August 1, 2014.
Special Summer Offering of Sign Language - Introduction & Intermediate, visit the SLPOnline home page for more information.
Fall 2014 classes begin August 25, 2014 and end December 5, 2014.
To look up your courses, please visit Course Schedules on the Registration Office website. Courses are listed under the subject 'CSDS - Professional'.
PCSD 201 Introduction to Communication Disorders
An overview of various speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders; factors related to the causes and severity of communication and swallowing disorders; and the professionals associated with communication and swallowing disorders, specifically speech-language pathologists and audiologists. 3 credits. (Please note that PCSD 201 is recommended but is not required for graduate school.)
PCSD 285 Language Development
An introduction to the normal acquisition of language, including the components of language, the physical, social, and cognitive bases for language, theories of language development, and how language evolves from infancy through adulthood. Cultural influences on language development will also be explored. 3 credits.
PCSD 290 Morphology and Syntax
Learn the terminology and its application to analyzing language samples. 3 credits.
PCSD 307 Phonetics The phonetic structure of the English Language, its dialects and derivations; clinical application of the International Phonetic Alphabet. 3 credits.
PCSD 313 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
Anatomical structures of the human communication system and the physiology of inter-related movements. 3 credits. Prerequisite: Biology 101
PCSD 314 Phonology and Language Disorders
The identification and evaluation of phonological and language disorders in children and adolescents, etiological factors, and basic assessment and management procedures for a culturally and linguistically diverse populations. 3 credits.
Prerequisites: PCSD 285 & 307
PCSD 361 Introduction to Audiology
Physics of sound; physiology of hearing; types and amounts of hearing loss; hearing evaluation: audiometry 3 credits. Prerequisite: PCSD 313
PCSD 450 Speech Science
An introduction to speech science theory, instrumentation, and measurement. Emphasis on normal speech perception and production. 3 credits.
Prerequisites: PCSD 307, 313 and 361
PCSD 455 Neurology in Human Communication
An overview of neurology as it relates to communication and Communication Sciences and Disorders. 3 credits. Prerequisite: PCSD 313
***We advise, based on feedback from students in previous semesters, that students not enroll in more than 6 credit hours per semester.***