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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

CSD 100 (GHA;US) Preventing Vocal Abuse, Misuse, and Disorders (3) Principles of the voice mechanisms, preventing vocal abuse, and promoting vocal health across the life span.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

CSD 101 (GHA;US) Preventing Hearing Loss (1.5) Assessment, intervention, and prevention of hearing loss caused by loud music and recreational and industrial noise.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

CSD 146 (US;IL) Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) Classification of speech, language, and hearing disorders, diagnostic and treatment procedures; skills and responsibilities of the speech-language pathologist and audiologist.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

CSD 218 American Sign Language I (3) Introduction to sign language; provides basic receptive and expressive skills; includes out-of-class practice.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

CSD 230 Introduction to Audiology (3) Basic measurement procedures, evaluation, and screening of hearing loss using pure-tone and speech audiometry, immittance, and physiological measurements.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

CSD 269 (GS;US;IL) Deaf Culture (3) Explores the economic, social, psychological, and political aspects of the deaf culture and its interaction with the majority hearing culture.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

CSD 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

CSD 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

CSD 300 (US;IL) Developmental Considerations in the Assessment and Treatment of Language Disorders (3) Using a developmental framework to interpret problems in child language acquisition.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: CSD 146  

CSD 301 Acoustic Principles in Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) Explores the fundamental concepts of acoustics as applied to individuals with communicative disabilities; special emphasis is placed on the acoustic analysis of speech.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 311, CSD 331  

CSD 311 Clinical Phonetics (3) Introduction to phonetic transcription of speech emphasizing articulatory phonetics of American English, its dialects, and disordered speech; extensive transcription experiences.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 146  

CSD 318 American Sign Language II (3) Review of basic signing, plus continued development of signing skills.
Effective: Fall 2003
Prerequisite: CSD 218  

CSD 331 Anatomy and Physiology for Speech and Hearing (3) Structure and function of the physical systems involved in speech and hearing, including respiration, phonation, articulation, perception, and neurology.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 146 Course in human biology  

CSD 397 Special Topics (1-3) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

CSD 433 Aural Rehabilitation (3) Methods for improving receptive skills of persons with hearing impairments; clinical observation and practice.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 146, CSD 230  

CSD 442 Introduction to Disorders of Articulation and Phonology (3) Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of articulation disorders.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: CSD 300, CSD 311 plus 3 additional CSD credits at the 300-level  

CSD 444 Introduction to Organic Disorders of Speech and Language (3) Etiology, diagnosis, and principles of treatment of stuttering, and of speech- language disorders having organic bases.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 300, CSD 331  

CSD 451 An Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (3) Examination of assessment and intervention issues in augmentative and alternative communication techniques with persons with severe communication disorders.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 300  

CSD 459W Principles of Clinical Management in Communication Disorders (3) Survey of principles and practices for diagnosing, interviewing, counseling, treating, reporting, and programming in Communication Disorders.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: CSD 300, CSD 230 plus 3 additional credits in CSD at the 300-level  

CSD 462 (US;IL) Clinical Bases of Language Disorders (3) Description of pathological language and cognitive development, and principles of assessment and remediation among individuals with communication disorders.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CSD 300  

CSD 494H Senior Honors Thesis (1-6) Independent study related to a student's interests directed by a faculty super supervisor and culminating in the production of a thesis.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: Approval of honors thesis advisor.  

CSD 495A Speech Therapy Practicum (1-6) Demonstration and practice in examination, diagnosis, and treatment of speech problems.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CSD 442  

CSD 495B Audiology Practicum (1-5) Demonstration and practice in examination, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing impairment problems.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CSD 433  

CSD 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

CSD 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

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