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2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Communication Sciences (CMSI)

CMSI 208 - Cognition & Language
Study of cognition and language in terms of mental representation models; contemporary models of memory, as well as capacity theories of language comprehension and production. Prerequisite: PSYC 109, 161 or instructor permission. Cross-listed: PSYC 208.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 271 - Introduction to Audiology
Survey of hearing and the nature and causes of hearing impairment. Includes an orientation to assessment procedures and rationales, hearing screening and counseling considerations. Prerequisite: CMSI 101.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 272 - Hearing Rehabilitation
Examination of the impact of hearing loss on development and its overall effects on communication. Survey of management considerations, sensory devices, speech reading, and auditory training. Prerequisites: CMSI 271.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 274 - D2:Culture of Disability
Focus on theoretical questions of how societies understand disability and its consequences for social justice, by examining the biological, social, cultural, political, and economic determinants in the societal construction of disability. Prerequisites: Junior, Senior or graduate standing. Cross-listing: EDSP 274.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 284 - Augmentative Communication
An introduction to development and selection of augmentative/alternative communication strategies and systems for persons with severe communication challenges. Prerequisites: Nine hours in Communication Sciences or instructor's permission.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 285 - Collab Intervntn Schl Settings
Introduction to a transdisciplinary approach to collaborative, curriculum-based assessment and intervention for students with special needs in school settings. Prerequisites: Graduate standing, or Undergraduate by instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 287 - Early Lang&Communicat'n Interv
Research in normal and disordered language, cognition, and social development is applied to interventions for children, birth to age 5, with language and communication problems. Prerequisite:CMSI 94.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 291 - Clinical Study
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisite: Permission
Credits: 1.00 to 2.00
CMSI 292 - Clinical Study
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisite:Permission
Credits: 1.00 to 2.00
CMSI 293 - Seminar
Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Variable credit.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CMSI 294 - Seminar
Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Variable credit.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CMSI 295 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced Special Topics Advanced courses of seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 0.00 to 3.00
CMSI 296 - Advanced Special Topics
UG only.
Credits: 0.00 to 3.00
CMSI 299 - Autism Spect Dis:Assess&Interv
Assessment and intervention considerations in communication, social interaction and play, selection and use of evaluation tools, and implementation of intervention strategies for children with autism.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 310 - Clinic Preparation&Management
Principles of behavioral observation, analysis and modification as they apply to the assessment and remediation of communication disorders. Prerequisite:permission
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 311 - Intrdsc Sem Neurodev Disabil I
Seminar exploring interdisciplinary process, collaborative teaming, cultural competence and family-centered care as they relate to children and families affected by neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. Pre/co-requisites: Permission of Instructor. Cross-listings: EDSP 295, GRNU 296, PSYC 380, MVSR 381, SWSS 380.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 312 - Intrdsc Sem Neurodev Disabil 2
Seminar exploring interdisciplinary process, collaborative teaching, cultural competence and family-centered care as they relate to children and families affected by neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. Pre/co-requisites: Permission of Instructor. Cross-listings EDSP 295, GRNU 296, PSYC 380, MVSR 381, SWSS 380.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 371 - Audiolog Assess:Spch-Lang Path
Examination of basic hearing parameters designed for SLPs. Orientation to nature and causes of hearing impairment; assessment procedures and rationales; hearing screening and counseling/management issues. Prerequisites: CMSI 101 or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 372 - Mgmt&Habil/Child w/Hearing Imp
Survey effects of hearing impairment on children's communication, academic and psychosocial development. Orientation to amplification, assistive devices, managing listening environments, auditory training, and educational planning. Prerequisites: CMSI 271 or 371 or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 375 - Swallowing Disorders
Introduction to normal and disordered swallowing function across the life span including etiologies, signs/symptoms of dysphagia, diagnostic procedures and treatment within an interdisciplinary model. Prerequisite: Admission to CMSI graduate program or by permission of the instructor.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 380 - Rsch Methods in Comm Disorders
Empirical research methodology as applied to the study of normal and deficient speech, language, and hearing processes. Students analyze data statistically and write a research proposal.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 381 - Advanced Readings
Readings, with conferences, intended to contribute to the programs of graduate students in phases of communication science and disorders for which formal courses are not available. Credit as arranged, up to three hours each semester.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CMSI 382 - Advanced Readings
Readings, with conferences, intended to contribute to the programs of graduate students in phases of communication science and disorders for which formal courses are not available. Credit as arranged, up to three hours each semester.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CMSI 383 - Seminar Lang/Lrng Disabilities
Assessment and intervention issues for school-age children and adolescents with language learning disabilities are discussed emphasizing research to practice and oral language and literacy connections. Prerequisite: CMSI 080, CMSI 094, instructor permission or Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 384 - Spch Snd Disorders in Children
Etiology, diagnosis, pathology, and habilitation and rehabilitation of articulation of speech. Prerequisite: CMSI 090 or equiv.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 385 - Voice Disorders
Study of normal and abnormal laryngeal anatomy and physiology as they relate to diagnoses and treatment of a wide variety of vocal pathologies. Prerequisite: CMSI 101 or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 386 - Adult Neuropathologies
Etiology, pathology, diagnosis, and principles of rehabilitation of CNS pathologies affecting communication. Emphasis on motor speech disorders and cognitive consequences of traumatic brain injury. Prerequisites:CMSI 281, 389 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 387 - Language Disorders
Identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation procedures for children with language disabilities. Prerequisite: CMSI 080, CMSI 094, CMSI 164.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 388 - Stuttering
Study of adult and child fluency disorders which focuses upon symptomatology, etiology, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of stuttering patients. Prerequisite: Stuttering Boot Camp, admission to CMSI graduate program.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 389 - Aphasia in Adults
Study of linguistic and cognitive impairments associated with stroke and other types of neuropathologies in the adult patient. Emphasis on rehabilitation strategies, principles, and procedures. Prerequisite:CMSI 281.
Credits: 3.00
CMSI 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CMSI 392 - NonThesis/CasePresentationRsch
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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