Catalog 2018-2019

Curriculum Plan - SLP MS - Early Intervention Concentration

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Current Curriculum Plan - with Concentration in Early Intervention

Total Core Required Credits: 67

(Core courses must be taken for letter grade.)

Total Elective Credits required: 5

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 (7 instead of 5) to reach the total of 72 because they do not take CD 751 (Aural Rehabilitation).

 

Year 1 - Fall Term

CD-732Speech Sound Disorders in Children

3

CD-743Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part A: Foundational Concepts and Assessment

2

CD-744Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part B: Language and Literacy Disorders in Early School Age

2

CD-745Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders-Part C: Intervention for Language for Learning and Advanced Language

2

CD-760Seminar for Spoken and Written Language Disorders Practicum

0

CD-761Clinical Practicum - Spoken Language Disorders

3

HP-818IMPACT 1: Interprofessional Practice

1

Year 1 - Spring Term

CD-722Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Communication and Swallowing

3

CD-760Seminar for Spoken and Written Language Disorders Practicum

0

CD-762Clinical Practicum- Reading and Writing Disorders

3

CD-839Aphasia in Adults: Assessment and Intervention

3

CH-721Foundations of Cognition

2

HP-819IMPACT 2: Interprofessional Project

1

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

Year 1 - Summer Term

CH 740 Early Intervention is required, and can be taken in Year 2 summer. See other electives below.

CD-721Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech

3

CD-770Year 1 Clinical Outplacement Seminar

0

CD-771Year 1 Clinical Outplacement 1

3

CD-828Teaching Language and Literacy to English Language Learners

2

CD-833Neuromotor Speech Disorders

2

CD-840Dysphagia in Adults & Children

3

CH-740Early Intervention: Birth to Age 3

2

-Electives - As approved by academic advisor

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.

 

See Electives below.

Year 2 - Fall Term

CD-832Voice Disorders

3

CD-841Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)

2

CD-843Acquired Cognitively Based Communication Disorders (Traumatic Brain Injury)

2

CD-870Year 2 Clinical Outplacement Seminar

0

CD-871Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 1

3

CH-835Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

2

See Electives below

Year 2 - Spring Term

CD 858-01 Autism Seminar is required. See other electives below.

CD-724Evidenced-Based Practice and Research Methods for Speech Language Pathologists

3

CD-751Aural Rehabilitation: Treatment of Hearing Disorders

3

CD-858Special Topics

1-3

CD-870Year 2 Clinical Outplacement Seminar

0

CD-872Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 2

3

HP-821IMPACT 3: Interprofessional Ethics

1

HP-999Interprof Sem - 2nd Year Spr

0

-Electives - As approved by academic advisor

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

CH 800 Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing and either CD 859 Advanced Autism Seminar II or CH 836 Theoretical & Practical Approaches to Counseling are required. 

CH-800Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

1

-Electives - As approved by academic advisor

See other electives below.

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

CD-761Clinical Practicum - Spoken Language Disorders

3

CD-762Clinical Practicum- Reading and Writing Disorders

3

CD-771Year 1 Clinical Outplacement 1

3

-or

CD-871Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 1

3

CD-872Year 2 Clinical Outplacement 2

3

CD-873Year 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-735Foundations of Medical Speech Pathology

1

CD-824B Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Processes in Reading and Writing Disorders II

2

CD-825Reading and Writing in the Schools

2

CD-826Leading Literacy Change

1

CD-827Teaching Narrative and Expository Literacy

2

CD-834Alaryngeal Speech (Post-Laryngectomy) Seminar

1

CD-836Genetics in Communication Disorders

1-2

CD-855Acquired Reading and Writing Disorders

2

CD-856Med SLP II: Clinical Decision Making

2

CD-857Adult Neurodegenerative Syndromes Affecting Language and Cognition

2

CD-858Special Topics

1-3

CD-859Advanced Autism Seminar II

2

CD-861Advanced Seminar in Voice Disorders

2

CD-895Research Proposal in CSD

1

CD-896Thesis Research I

1

CD-897Thesis Research II

2

CD-899Independent Study

1-6

CH-740Early Intervention: Birth to Age 3

2

CH-800Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

1

CH-836Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Counseling

2

CH-837Tracheotomy 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

NH-Nursing Multidisciplinary Courses

NH-Nursing Multidisciplinary Courses

PH-Physical Therapy Multidisciplinary Courses