Courses

SPLP 5172. Problems-Projects in SPLP.

Problems-Projects in speech Language Pathology (0-0-1) Special projects under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit with a change in area of emphasis.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
1 Other Hour

SPLP 5272. Problems-Projects in SPLP.

Problems-Projects in Speech Language Pathology (0-0-2) Special projects under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit with a change in area of emphasis.

2 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
2 Other Hours

SPLP 5320. Res Design in Comm Disorders.

Research Design in Communication Disorders (3-0) Typical and single-subject designs utilized in the research of speech, hearing and language disorders.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5330. Diff Diag of Comm Disorders.

Differential Diagnosis of Communication Disorders (3-0) Selection, application, and interpretation of formal and informal assessment procedures for the diagnosis and description of speech and language disorders. Topics include multicultural issues related to the diagnosis of communication disorders.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5359. Fluency Disorders.

Fluency Disorders (3-0) Theoretical foundations, diagnosis, and treatment of fluency disorders in children and adults.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5360. Aphasia and Related Disorders.

Aphasia and Related Disorders (3-0) Study of etiology, symptomatology, diagnosis, and treatment of aphasia and related adult neurogenic disorders including traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere syndrome, and dementia. Topics include multicultural issues related to adult neurogenic communication communication disorders.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5362. Lang Disorder/Sch. Aged Child.

Language Disorders in School-Aged Children (3-0) Theoretical influences, diagnosis, and intervention for language impairments in school-aged populations including aspects of both spoken and written language. Topics include multicultural issues related to language disorders in this population.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5363. Phonatory Disorders of Voice.

Phonatory Disorders of Voice (3-0) Perceptual and instrumental indentification of organic and functional phonatory voice disorders in children and adults.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5364. Motor Speech Disorders.

Motor Speech Disorders (3-0) Study of the dysarthrias, apraxia of speech, and dysphagia.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPLP 4312 w/D or better)

SPLP 5365. Advanced Audiology.

Advanced Audiology (3-0) Procedures utilized in diagnostic audiology to describe the type, degree, and, whenever possible, the site of auditory dysfunction.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5366. Comm Disorders and Literacy.

Communication Disorders and Literacy (3-0) This course focuses on the foundations and development of literacy in individuals with communication disorders. Literacy assessment and intervention strategies unique to those individuals are taught.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPLP 3310 w/B or better AND SPLP 3314 w/B or better)

SPLP 5369. Grad Prac SPLP Univ.

Graduate Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology, University Clinic (0-0-3) Supervised clinical practicum in providing services for individuals who are speech and language impaired at the University Clinic. University practicum during some semesters includes participation in off-campus sites. Course is repeated three times for nine credit hours. Liability Insurance, TB clearance and background check are required. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

SPLP 5370. Dysphagia.

Dysphagia (3-0) Dysphagia is a course designed to provide the student with information regarding normal and disordered swallowing. Anatomy, physiology, and neurology of deglutition will be presented, followed by discussion of appropriate assessment procedures and treatment protocols. Dysphagia and its relation to motor speech disorders wil be discussed.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5372. Probs-Proj in Spch Lang Path.

Problems and Projects in Speech Language Pathology (3-0) Special projects under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit with a change in area of emphasis.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5375. Articulation/Phon. Disorders.

Articulation and Phonological Disorders (3-0) This course will address theory and research on phonological development and disorders. Data sampling, analysis procedures, and interaction techniques will be emphasized.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5376. Multicult/Multiling Issues.

Multicultural/Multilingual Issues in Communication Disorders: An Hispanic Focus (3-0) This course will promote students' awareness of cultural and language variables that will influence provision of services to clients and families of bilingual spanish/ english and monolingual spanish speakers, particularly along the U.S./Mexico border. Students will review the emerging literature on normal language development of spanish speaking children who live in the United States, on bilingualism, language loss, and cultural factors that can influence diagnosis, treatment, and counseling for fluency, voice swallowing disorders, and hearing loss.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5377. Treatment Efficacy/Comm Disord.

Treatment Efficacy in Communication Disorders (3-0) This course reviews the theoretical and procedural issues involved in the assessment of treatment efficacy. The value and use of single-subject treatment designs will be emphasized. Models of patient care and their impact on efficacious treatment will be examined.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5379. Grad Prac in SPLP Schl Setting.

Graduate Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology, School Setting (0-0-3) Supervised clinical practicum in providing services to the speech and language impaired in school settings. Offered Fall and Spring semesters only. Enrollment is limited. Liability insurance and TB clearance are required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPLP 5330 w/C or better ) AND (SPLP 5362 w/C or better ) AND (SPLP 5369 w/B or better)

SPLP 5380. Augmentative/Alternative Comm..

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (3-0) Integration of research results with clinical practice in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with complex communications needs. Implications for assessment, prescription of AAC systems, intervention planning in AAC will be addressed. Development of light and high tech AAC systems will be completed.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

SPLP 5389. Grad Pract in SPLP Hosp/Agen.

Graduate Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology, Hospital/Agency (0-0-3) Supervised clinical practicum in providing services to the speech and language impaired in hospitals and/or agencies. Enrollment is limited. Liability insurance, TB clearance, and CPR certification are required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPLP 5330 w/C or better ) AND (SPLP 5360 w/C or better ) AND (SPLP 5364 w/C or better ) AND (SPLP 5369 w/B or better)

SPLP 5398. Thesis.

Thesis (0-0-3) Initial work on the thesis.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

SPLP 5399. Thesis.

Thesis (0-0-3) Continous enrollment required while work on the thesis continues.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPLP 5398 w/P or better)