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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 165 Basic American Sign Language

Course Description: Fundamentals of basic American sign language. Designed for the following majors: Speech Pathology, Nursing, Psychology, Education majors and minors, and all students interested in learning sign language.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Odd years.

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 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 240 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: NY: Spring.

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

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

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 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of 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 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 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 sophomore 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 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 253 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 270 Introduction to Audiology

Prerequisite: CSD 253 (formerly SPP 253) and sophomore 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 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 253 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 321 Professional Speech Workshop

Prerequisite: SPE 102 or SPE 102A or COM 200 and sophomore 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

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CSD 321 Professional Speech Workshop

Prerequisite: SPE 102 or SPE 102A or COM 200 and sophomore 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

Prereq:CSD 321/SPE 203/SPE 209 ( Course : SPE 102 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : SPE 102A . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COM 200 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COM 200A to 200Z. Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COMM 200 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COMN 200 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COMO 200 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : COMP 200 . Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 241 Minimum Grade of D) and ( CSD 352 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 352 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D or SPE 241 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 241 Minimum Grade of D) or ( CSD 251 Minimum Grade of D or SPE 251 Minimum Grade of D or SPP 251 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 270 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 256 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 372 Counseling the Communicatively Disabled and Families

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

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of 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 393 Internship in Communication Disorders


Course Description: Students will work in a setting where individuals with communication disorders are receiving therapeutic, educational, or social services. Responsibility will be determined by nature of the setting.

Instructor Permission Required

1 - 3 credits

CSD 460 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology I

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor required; minimum GPA of 2.7; no more than 1 "C" in CSD courses; students must pass a speech screening; and completion of 15 hours of observation of ASHA certified speech-language pathologist.

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: NY Fall

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 256 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 461 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology II

Additional Requirements: QGPA of 2.7. No more than one "C" in CSD courses.

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.

Course Rotation:NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 256 Minimum Grade of 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 Minimum Grade of D and CSD 241 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 641 Speech-Language Development and Disorders in Culturally Linguistically Diverse Populations

Course Description: This course will examine characteristics of speech-language development in linguistically and culturally diverse populations and will provide information related to diagnostic issues and therapeutic intervention with communicatively handicapped children and adults in these populations.

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 642 Advanced Phonologic/Articulation Disorders

Course Description: This course will cover the nature, assessment, and treatment of speech disorders in children. It will review and provide a more advanced theoretical knowledge of normal aspects of articulation and phonological development, etiologic factors associated with speech sound disorders, and discuss phonological assessment practices and treatment strategies as related to evidence-based practice guidelines. Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of C

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 oflanguage 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

CSD 653 Fluency Disorders

Course Description:

Course Rotation:

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 654 Disorders of Voice and Resonance

Course Description:

Course Rotation:

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 253 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 655 Adult Language Disorders

Course Description:< /strong This course introduces the student to neurogenic communication disorders that affect the adult and geriatric populations. Disorders addressed include these resulting from), aphasia, right-hemisphere syndrome traumatic brain injury, and dementia. This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, problem-based learning (PBL), BlackBoard (Bb), and lab assignments. Course Rotation:< /strong NY; Fall

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 470 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 656 Motor Speech Disorders

Course Description: Assessment and treatment of neurogenic motor speech disorders in children and adults will be addressed; this will include dysarthria, apraxia; feeding, and swallowing disorders. Perceptual and acoustic analyses of speech influencing intelligibility will be discussed.

Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 253 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 657 Professional Issues and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Description:Issues related to the profession of speech-language pathology, service delivery, ethics, legal considerations, funding issues, program administration and credentialing will be introduced. Content is in accordance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scope of Practice, Codes of Ethics, Preferred Practice Patterns and guidelines for credentialing. Information and resources that can be used for a professional lifetime will be provided. Finally, the importance of professional activity, including advocacy for the professions and the clients/patients one serves will be addressed. Multiple strategies that incorporate direct instruction, collaborative learning groups, peer teaching, group discussion, student guided problem solving will be implemented. Clinical case studies from a variety of work settings will be included for learning.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

2 credits

CSD 658 Advanced Diagnostics in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Description: Principals and procedures for assessment of communication disorders in children and adults. In-depth instruction in methods for interviewing and compiling a case history; formal or informal assessment; and clinical reporting. Focus on cultural sensitivity and unbiased testing procedures. Practical application of testing procedures and clinical writing through the use of videos and guided clinical observations.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 659 Advanced Child Language Disorders

Course Description: This course will provide students who already have had course-work in both preschool and school-aged child language disorders with a more theoretical and evidence based understanding of this communication disorder and more advanced methods of assessing and treating the disorder. Functional assessment rather than standardized tests will be emphasized and critical evaluation of empirical research on therapy approaches will be required.
Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 342 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 660 Dysphagia

Course Description:< /strong> Assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders in children and adults will be addressed. Topics will include examination of the anatomy and physiology of normal swallow and characteristics of abnormal swallow, etiologic factors, dysphagia management and related issues. The course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, in-class discussions, reading./writing assignments based on peer-reviewed journal articles., YouTube videos, PowerPoint slides, and review sheets.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 356 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 655 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 661 Clinical Practicum II

Course Description:< /strong> Supervised experience in a clinical setting 30 hours of client contact. This course provides a continuation of the experience in Clinical Practicum I with the addition of the opportunity to conduct and write-up a diagnostic evaluation.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 662 Clinical Externship Seminar

Course Description:< /strong> This seminar is designed to help guide you through the clinical externship experience. It is a forum for you to discuss what you are doing, why you are doing what you are doing, and how to do what you are doing better. It will allow you to share, process and develop your skills in the area of speech language therapy in the school setting.br /> Course Rotation: NY; Fall and Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 671 Audiologic Rehabilitation

Course Description:< /strong> This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, Blackboard (Bb) and learning through active classroom participation in problem solving. In addition, a service-learning component (AOK1) is required. You will be screening the hearing of adolescent female residents in a foster care facility located in the East Village; this will be discussed in more detail in class. As students, it is hoped that you will apply the auditory (re)habilitation process as it relates to the individual’s degree and type of loss and just as importantly, his/her communication needs. Exposure to multicultural views of disabilities will be discussed. There are several readings that address health care systems in urban settings, with disadvantaged populations, and our responsibilities as citizens to our community. These readings will be discussed for their own value as well as how one might apply these values to the profession.

Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 270 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 672 Counseling for Communication Science and Disorders

Course Description:< /strong> Basic theories and practices of counseling, as well as normal psychological, social and educational development, will be explored and discussed. In addition to communication sciences and disorders, the theories and models of counseling presented apply to a variety of disciplines in healthcare that include, social work, nursing, physical/occupational therapy, and physician assistants as well as educators. With mainstreaming of special needs children the norm, educators and healthcare providers need to develop necessary communication skills to work effectively with these children and their parents. Theories and techniques for communicating with the adolescent and adult with disability, their families and related professionals are essential for developing meaningful and positive relationships, as well as appropriate interventions and skills development. In addition, sensitivity and strategies for exploring multicultural views and issues concerning disabilities will be addressed

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

CSD 680 Applied Research for Communication Science and Disorders

Course Description:< /strong> This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, interactive classroom discussion in problem solving, exams and assignments. As students, it is hoped that you will increase your competency in using, interpreting, analyzing, and synthesizing evidenced-based research and the importance and necessity for ethical practice. This course is designed to contribute to student experiences to address and/or meet the following ASHA Knowledge and Skills Outcome Standards: Knowledge of standards if ethical conduct; Knowledge of processes used in research and of the integration of research principals into evidence-based clinical practice; Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary professional issues (ASHA practice policies and guidelines); Demonstrated knowledge of entry level and advanced certifications, licensure, and other relevant professional credentials, as well as local, state, and national regulations and policies relevant to professional practice; and Skills demonstrating oral and written or other forms of communication sufficient for entry into professional practice.

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C