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2017-2018 Curriculum Plan - SLP MS - Voice Disorders Concentration

Current Curriculum Plan - with Concentration in Voice Disorders

Total Core Required Credits: 64

(Core courses must be taken for letter grade.)

Total Elective Credits required: 8

Minimum credits required for graduation: 72

 

If students have already completed an undergraduate course in Aural Rehabilitation they must take 2 more credits of electives (10 instead of 8) to reach the total of 72 because they do not take CD 751 (Aural Rehabilitation).

 

Year 1 - Fall Term

CD-732 Speech Sound Disorders in Children 3
CD-743 Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part A: Foundational Concepts and Assessment 2
CD-744 Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part B: Language and Literacy Disorders in Early School Age 2
CD-745 Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part C: Intervention for Language for Learning and Advanced Language 2
CD-760 Seminar for Spoken and Written Language Disorders Practicum 0
CD-761 Clinical Practicum - Spoken Language Disorders 3
HP-818 IMPACT 1: Interprofessional Practice 1

Year 1 - Spring Term

CD-722 Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Communication and Swallowing 3
CD-760 Seminar for Spoken and Written Language Disorders Practicum 0
CD-762 Clinical Practicum- Reading and Writing Disorders 3
CD-839 Aphasia in Adults: Assessment and Intervention 3
CH-721 Foundations of Cognition 2
CH-837 Tracheotomy and Ventilation Issues in a Medical Setting 1
HP-819 IMPACT 2: Interprofessional Project 1

Students planning on completing a thesis take CD-724 section 02 in their Spring semester of Year 1

See electives below.

Year 1 - Summer Term

CD-770 Year 1 Clinical Outplacement Seminar 0
CD-771 Year 1 Clinical Outplacement 1 3
CD-828 Teaching Language and Literacy to English Language Learners 2
CD-832 Voice Disorders 3
CD-833 Neuromotor Speech Disorders 2
CD-840 Dysphagia in Adults & Children 3
- Electives - As approved by academic advisor 0

The practicum committee will inform students about their external practicum course numbers.  If students are placed in their first external practicum in the Summer of Year 1 they will register for CD-771 in the Summer, then CD-872 in the Fall or Spring of Year 2, and CD-873 in the Spring or Summer of Year 2.

Some students will not begin their first external practicum until the Fall of Year 2, in which case they will register for CD-871 then.

Year 2 - Fall Term

CD-721 Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech 3
CD-841 Fluency Disorders (Stuttering) 2
CD-843 Acquired Cognitively Based Communication Disorders (Traumatic Brain Injury) 2
CD-870 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement Seminar 0
CD-871 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 1 3
CH-835 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) 2

Year 2 - Spring Term

CD-724 Research Design and Statistics for CSD 3
CD-751 Aural Rehabilitation: Treatment of Hearing Disorders 3
CD-834 Alaryngeal Speech (Post-Laryngectomy) Seminar 1
CD-870 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement Seminar 0
CD-872 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 2 3
HP-821 IMPACT 3: Interprofessional Ethics 1
HP-999 Interprof Sem - 2nd Year Spr 0
- Electives - As approved by academic advisor 0

Students take CD751 only if they have NOT taken an Aural Rehab course prior to matriculation. Students take CD752, Hearing Skills Seminar in the Fall semester, if they have already taken Aural Rehabilitation prior to matriculation.

 

Students may take HP821 in either spring or summer semester, year two.

See Electives below.

 

Year 2 - Summer Term

CD-861 Advanced Seminar in Voice Disorders 2
- Electives - As approved by academic advisor 0

A total of 15 credits of Clinical Practicum must be completed from the following courses:

CD-761 Clinical Practicum - Spoken Language Disorders 3
CD-762 Clinical Practicum- Reading and Writing Disorders 3
CD-771 Year 1 Clinical Outplacement 1 3
- or 0
CD-871 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 1 3
CD-872 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 2 3
CD-873 Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 3 3

Other electives must be completed from the following courses:

Note - these are samples of elective course listings. Not all are offered each year.

CD-735 Foundations of Medical Speech Pathology 1
CD-824B Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Processes in Reading and Writing Disorders II 2
CD-825 Reading and Writing in the Schools 2
CD-826 Leading Literacy Change 1
CD-827 Teaching Narrative and Expository Literacy 2
CD-834 Alaryngeal Speech (Post-Laryngectomy) Seminar 1
CD-836 Genetics in Communication Disorders 1-2
CD-855 Acquired Reading and Writing Disorders 2
CD-856 Med SLP II: Clinical Decision Making 2
CD-857 Adult Neurodegenerative Syndromes Affecting Language and Cognition 2
CD-858 Special Topics 1-3
CD-859 Advanced Autism Seminar II 2
CD-861 Advanced Seminar in Voice Disorders 2
CD-895 Research Proposal in CSD 1
CD-896 Thesis Research I 1
CD-897 Thesis Research II 2
CD-899 Independent Study 1-6
CH-740 Early Intervention: Birth to Age 3 2
CH-800 Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders 1
CH-836 Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Counseling 2
CH-837 Tracheotomy and Ventilation Issues in a Medical Setting 1

CD 858: Special Topics Electives include: 

  •  Autism Seminar

  • Speech-Language Pathology in the Schools

Courses with the following prefixes can also be used towards elective requirements with advisor permissions:

HP- Interprofessional Courses 0
NH- Nursing Multidisciplinary Courses 0
NH- Nursing Multidisciplinary Courses 0
PH- Physical Therapy Multidisciplinary Courses 0
 
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