CSD Commnctn Sciences Disorders

CSD 050A Speech Clinic

Prerequisite: Tuition is based on 1 credit equivalency.

Course Description: Instruction, practice and drill, with speech recording and playback equipment to improve a variety of speech difficulties. This instruction may be elected by the student, but it may also be required of certain students upon referral by any member of the faculty.

0 credits

CSD 050B Speech Clinic

Fee: Tuition is based on 2 credit equivalency.

Course Description: Instruction, practice and drill, with speech recording and playback equipment to improve a variety of speech difficulties. This instruction may be elected by the student, but it may also be required of certain students upon referral by any member of the faculty.

0 credits

CSD 140 Introduction to Communication Disorders

Course Description: Introduction to a wide range of disabilities and their impact on communication. Topics include the nature, etiology, and incidence of communication disorders in adults and children. Students are required to complete 10 hours of observation in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, and clinics.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

CSD 223 Psycholinguistics

Course Description: The nature of the human ability to use language. Topics include the structure of language, the biological and neurological bases of language function and language acquisition, sociolinguistics, the relationship between thought and language, and comprehension and production strategies. This course also serves as an introduction to research methods.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

CSD 241 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Course Description: General principles of diagnosis and therapy and procedures specific to each disorder. Includes approximately 10 hours of observation in the Pace University Speech and Hearing Center and other facilities.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 140 Min Grade D and CSD 251 Min Grade D and CSD 256 Min Grade D

CSD 251 Early Language Development

Prerequisite: CSD 223 or permission of the instructor.

Course Description: The acquisition of language from birth through age 5. Phono-logic, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic development in normal children will be studied.

Course Rotation: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 223 Min Grade D

CSD 253 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: A non-laboratory course which provides a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the speech, language, and hearing mechanism. Appropriate for speech pathology majors and other allied health profession majors.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

CSD 256 Phonetics

Course Description: A study of the sounds of American English including practice in International Phonetic Alphabet transcription of standard English, foreign accents and phonologically disordered speech. Practice in foreign language transcription is provided for students in the bilingual track.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

CSD 270 Introduction to Audiology

Prerequisite: CSD 253 (formerly SPP 253) and junior standing or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: An introduction to the physics of sound, anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism, auditory disorders and principles and techniques of measurement. Review of rehabilitation techniques for the hearing impaired.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 253 Min Grade D or SPP 253 Min Grade D

CSD 321 Professional Speech Workshop

Prerequisite: SPE 102 or SPE 102A or COM 200 and junior standing.

Course Description: Advanced voice and speech techniques for students who intend to become professional communicators: speakers, teachers, actors, executives, etc. Video and audio tapes are used for student appraisals.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

SPE 102 Min Grade D or COM 200 Min Grade D

CSD 342 Advanced Communication Disorders

Prerequisite: CSD 241

Course Description: Examination of several speech-language disorders. Students must read original research articles in professional journals. Topics vary from year to year. Observations in local speech and hearing centers are also required.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Min Grade D

CSD 350 Hearing and Speech Science I

Prerequisite: CSD 253 (formerly SPP 253) and CSD 256 (formerly SPE 256) or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: This course introduces the student to the study of the physics of sound, psychoacoustics, the decibel, and acoustics as they relate to the auditory and speech systems. An instrumentation lab for acoustic analysis is also included.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 253 Min Grade D and CSD 256 Min Grade D

CSD 352 Language Development and Disorders in School-Aged Children

Students must fulfill the prerequisite or request permission from the instructor.

Course Description: This course will focus on the language competencies acquired by children from ages five through adolescence, and will relate these skills to academic performance. Special emphasis will be placed on the relationship between language acquisition and literacy development including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Integration of therapy with classroom curriculum and collaboration with the classroom teacher will be covered.

Course Rotation: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 251 Min Grade D

CSD 353 School Programs in Speech

Prerequisite: CSD 241(formerly SPP 241), CSD 352 (formerly SPP 352) and senior standing or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: This course is open to students during their senior year, before student teaching. The material covered will allow students to be prepared to work in the school with students with Speech and/or Language problems. The students will learn to write lesson plans, and IEP, as well as how to put together an in-service. Students will have a portfolio of their work to take on job interviews.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(CSD 241 Min Grade D or SPP 241 Min Grade D) and (CSD 352 Min Grade D or SPP 352 Min Grade D)

CSD 355 Bilingual Speech-Language Development and Disorders

Prerequisite: CSD 241(formerly SPP 241) or CSD 251 (formerly SPP 251) or permission of Instructor.

Course Description: This course will examine theories of bilingualism and bilingual language development using data with psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and neurolinguistics. The effect of cultural differences on normal and disordered speech and language functioning, and implications for diagnosis, therapy, and academic functioning will be addressed. Field exercises in bilingual setting will be required.

Course Rotation: NYC: Alternate years Fall and Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(CSD 241 Min Grade D or SPE 241 Min Grade D or SPP 241 Min Grade D) or (CSD 251 Min Grade D or SPE 251 Min Grade D or SPP 251 Min Grade D)

CSD 356 Hearing Science

Prerequisite: CSD 253, CSD 270, junior standing, or permission of instructor required. Open to Communication Sciences and Disorders majors only.

Course Description: This course introduces the student to physiological and psychoacoustical measures of hearing (intensity-loudness, frequency-pitch, temporal-duration), neurophysiology of the hearing mechanism, and auditory perception. A lab component utilizing instrumentation is included. This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, interactive web-sites, problem-based learning (PBL), Blackboard, and lab assignments.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 253 Min Grade D and CSD 270 Min Grade D

Corequisites

CSD 270

CSD 357 Speech Science

Prerequisite: CSD 253, CSD 256, and junior standing. Open to Communication Sciences and Disorders majors only.
Co-requisite: CSD 270.

Course Description: This course introduces the student to the theory and clinical practice of speech science; specifically, the neurophysiology of the speech mechanism, speech perception, and speech production. A lab component utilizing instrumentation is included. This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, interactive web-sites, Blackboard, and lab assignments that require learning through active classroom participation in problem solving.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 253 Min Grade D and CSD 256 Min Grade D

Corequisites

CSD 270

CSD 371 Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation

Prerequisite: CSD 270 (formerlySPP 270).

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.

Course Description: This course examines the models of audiologic habilitation and rehabilitation throughout the lifespan-from childhood to geriatric populations. The use of amplification, assistive listening devices, audiological counseling, and the impact of hearing loss on communication, education, vocational, economic, and psychosocial development will be explored. A service-learning component is included in the curriculum. Students participate in a hearing screening and conservation program at Good Shepard Services, a residential facility for adolescent girls.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 270 Min Grade D

CSD 372 Counseling the Communicatively Disabled and Families

Course Description: This courss will introduce the basic theories and practices of counseling, as well as normal psychological, psychosocial, and psychoeducational development. All health professionals and educatiors who deal with families and/or children with communication disorders and/or special needs will benefit.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Min Grade D

CSD 380 Seminar in Speech Pathology

Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of the Instructor.

Course Description: Course is exclusively for speech pathology majors in their last year of study, designed to help prepare them for professional careers in speech or allied fields: comprehensive review and exploration of background; written and oral reports.

Course Rotation: NYC: TBA.

1 - 3 credits

CSD 460 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology I

Prerequisite: CSD 241(formerly SPP 241),CSD 256 (formerly SPE 256), upper junior standing and a minimum CQPA of 2.70. Permission of Instructor required.

Course Description: Students will conduct speech-language therapy in a supervised clinical environment. Students will learn to determine goals, write lesson plans, and develop appropriate intervention methods including the use of instrumentation as a therapeutic tool. Includes a two-hour weekly seminar where self-assessment through the use of videotapes is emphasized. Five hours of observation followed by 25 hours of direct client contact.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Min Grade D and CSD 251 Min Grade D and CSD 256 Min Grade D

CSD 461 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology II

Prerequisite: CSD 241(formerly SPP 241), CSD 256 (formerly SPE 256), CQPA of 2.7 or higher, upper junior standing, and department approval required.

Course Description: Supervised experience in a clinical setting 30 hours of client contact. This course provides a continuation of the experience in SPP 460 with the addition of the opportunity to conduct and write-up a diagnostic evaluation. Students wishing to complete the bilingual extension will be placed in a bilingual setting appropriate to the language of competency.

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Min Grade D and CSD 256 Min Grade D

CSD 480 Applied Research Methods for Communication Sciences and Disorder Majors

Course Description: This course addresses the study of research theory and methods in quantitative and qualitative research in communication sciences and disorders. The philosophy of research, the scientific method, research design and tools, and scientific writing are covered.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 123 Min Grade D and CSD 241 Min Grade D

CSD 640 Communication Language and the Bilingual Child in Class

1 credits

CSD 641 Bilingual Speech/Language Development and Disorders

3 credits

CSD 652 Language Development and Disorders: Focus on Autism

Course Description: This course will provide graduate students in special education with a foundation for the understanding of the communication problems seen in autistic individuals by introducing them to the study of language and language acquisition in typically developing children. This knowledge will then be applied to the speech-language disorders found in individuals with autism.

Course Rotation: Spring.

3 credits