Undergraduate Communicative Disorders
2017 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION AND DISORDERS (GI)
Communicative Disorders 270
The course provides an overview of communicative disorders across the lifespan. Topics include normal communication behavior, the causes and impact of speech, language and hearing disorders, legislation and regulations, resources, cultural and diversity issues, and the role of professionals in the identification and treatment of individuals with communicative disorders.
AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION
Communicative Disorders 483
This course reviews current approaches to augmentatve and alternative communication. Alternative methods of communication other than speech and methods for augmenting residual speech skills are discussed. The course focuses on the development of basic skills for evaluating and providing intervention programs for individuals using alternative and augmentative communication systems.
Communicative Disorders 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable Prereq: Jr status or consent of department chairperson.