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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

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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