Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)

SLP 480. Counseling in Comm Disorders. (2 Credits)

SLP 500. Kinesiology & Motor Learning. (3 Credits)

SLP 505. Child Language Disorders I. (3 Credits)

This course focuses on assessment and intervention for preschool language disorders. Topics addressed include etiology and characteristics of language/communication disorders in infants and preschool children with an eye toward cultural and linguistic diversity, theoretical frameworks for assessment and intervention, evidence-based methods of assessment and intervention, connections between oral language and emergent literacy, and exploration of current issues in the research literature.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 510. Aural Rehabilitation. (3 Credits)

SLP 515. Research Methods. (3 Credits)

This course focuses on developing foundational knowledge of the research process, becoming knowledgeable consumers of research, and increasing students' understanding of the role of research in enhancing clinical practice in Speech-Language Pathology. Students will be learn about collection evidence-based, literature review, research design, and data analysis.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 520. Speech Sound Disorders. (3 Credits)

This course focuses on information regarding normal and disordered aspects of speech sound production including articulation and phonology. There is an emphasis placed on theoretical and practical considerations for clinical assessment and treatment.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 525. Aphasia & Related Disorders. (3 Credits)

This course focuses on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of aphasia and related disorders. This course will emphasize etiology, prevention, assessment and treatment of the different types of aphasia and related disorders. This course uses a case-based approach and stresses evidenced based practice.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 530. Augmentativ & Alternative Comm. (3 Credits)

Course Description: This course focuses on a wide range of non-vocal communication systems. In this course, students will develop an understanding of the governmental and professional policies pertaining to augmentative communication, develop an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of using non-vocal systems for communication; learn principles for assessing non-vocal clients and selecting appropriate non-vocal communication systems for those clients, explore the features of electronic and microcomputer based communication aids, review strategies for facilitating non-vocal communication in a variety of settings, and apply concepts and principles to a series of case examples.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 535. Child Language Disorders II. (3 Credits)

SLP 540. Fluency Disorders. (3 Credits)

SLP 545. Motor Speech Disorders. (3 Credits)

SLP 555. Dysphagia. (3 Credits)

SLP 560. School Methods. (3 Credits)

SLP 570. Neurological Bases of Comm. (3 Credits)

SLP 610. Cognitive Communicat Disorders. (3 Credits)

SLP 615. Assess & Mgmt of Multicult Pop. (3 Credits)

SLP 620. Voice Disorders. (3 Credits)

SLP 630. Genetic Factors in SLP Practic. (3 Credits)

SLP 635. Professional Issues and Counseling. (3-4 Credits)

SLP 640. Research Practicum. (1-2 Credits)

SLP 645. Practicum: Audiology. (1 Credit)

SLP 650. Clinic Pract: On-Campus. (1 Credit)

This course is designed to provide graduate students with supervised experience in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of children and adults exhibiting a variety of speech, language, swallowing, and/or hearing disorders. Graduate students will be assigned client(s) as well as a clinical instructor. Clinical instructors for this course are CUW faculty, and clinical work may take place on-campus or at satellite locations. This course has a classroom portion that meets one hour per week. The purpose of these meetings is to discuss topics such as record keeping, data collection, specific therapy techniques, clinical technologies, research findings, etc. Furthermore, these meetings are designed to enhance professional growth in the field of speech-language pathology. Attendance is mandatory and meetings are announced in advance.

Prerequisite: None

SLP 651. Clinic Pract: Level I. (1 Credit)

SLP 652. Clinical Externship: Level II. (4 Credits)

SLP 660. Research Practicum. (1-4 Credits)

SLP 665. Special Topics:. (2 Credits)

SLP 670. Thesis Research. (1-6 Credits)