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2011-12 Online Catalogue

Courses in Comm Sciences & Disorders (CSD)

CSD 020 - Intro to Disordered Comm
Survey of language, speech, and hearing disorders, emphasizing the importance of understanding such disorders as a part of the fuller understanding of human behavior.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 022 - Introduction to Phonetics
Linguistic, acoustic, and articulatory phonetics applied to the description of speech. Stresses use of the International Phonetic Alphabet with English, foreign languages, and disordered speech.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 023 - Beginning Linguistics
The basic nature of language, how language is constructed, how language is acquired, social factors affecting language, equality of languages.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 080 - Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction to biological, cognitive, and cultural bases of human communication through language, and to modern linguistic theory. Assignments provide opportunities for critical thinking and writing. Cross-listed with: LING 080.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 094 - Dev of Spoken Language
Speech and language acquisition interpreted in light of current learning and cognitive theory, linguistic theory, and methods of linguistic analysis.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 095 - Introductory Special Topics
Introductory courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 096 - Introductory Special Topics
Introductory courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 101 - Speech & Hearing Science
Structure and function of the respiratory, phonatory, articulatory, and hearing systems, coupled with models of speech and hearing as part of human communication.
Credits: 4.00
CSD 125 - Clinical Experience
A supervised exposure to clinical practice in speech-language pathology. Students gain experience as assistants in the University speech-language clinic. Prerequisite: Six hours in Communication Sciences.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 126 - Clinical Experience
A supervised exposure to clinical practice in speech-language pathology. Students gain experience as assistants in the University speech-language clinic. Prerequisite: Six hours in Communication Sciences.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 162 - American English Dialects
Class will examine dialects of American English and the methodology of dialectology with focus on Vermont speech and the social meaning of dialect variation. Cross-listed with: ENGS 103, LING 162.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 164 - Structure of English Language
Using descriptive linguistic theory, this course examines basics of English grammar with emphasis on hands-on examples. Also includes exploration of politicization of English grammar. Prerequisites: Three hours English, Communication Sciences & Disorders, or Linguistics. Cross-listed with: ENGS 101, LING 164.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 165 - Phonetic Theory and Practice
Linguistic, acoustic, and articulatory phonetics. Stresses phonetic theory and the analysis of speech variation around the world and across the life-span. Pre/co-requisites: CSD 080, or LING 080. Cross-listed with: LING 165.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 166 - Introduction to Syntax
This course serves as an introduction to the syntax of natural languages and a rigorous approach to the analysis of sentence structure. Pre/co-requisites: ANTH 028 or CSD 080, or LING 080. Cross-listed with: ANTH 142, LING 166.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 195 - Intermediate Special Topics
Intermediate courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CSD 196 - Intermediate Special Topics
Intermediate courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 197 - Readings & Research
Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 198 - Readings & Research
Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 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. Prerequisites: PSYC 109, PSYC 161 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 262 - Measurement of Comm Processes
Introduction to the scientific method and measurement principles used in group and single-case research on communication and as applied to persons with communication disorders. Prerequisites: CSD 080, CSD 101; STAT 111 or STAT 141.
Credits: 4.00
CSD 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: CSD 101.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 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. Prerequisite: CSD 271.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 273 - Internship in Audiology
Seniors interested in practical experience can intern at the UVM Audiology Clinic. Exposure to diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures will increase clinical confidence prior to graduate studies. Prerequisites: CSD 271 ; CSD 272 or concurrent enrollment, 3.0 or greater GPA and Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 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. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: EDSP 274.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 281 - Cognitive Neuroscience
The structure and organization of the human central nervous system as related to higher cognitive and linguistic behaviors. Pre/corequisites: a college level Human Biology course, such as BIOL 004.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 291 - Clinical Study
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 2.00
CSD 292 - Clinical Study
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 2.00
CSD 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: 1.00 to 12.00
CSD 296 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Undergraduate only.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 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-requisite: Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: EDSP 295, GRNU 296, PSYC 380, MVSR 381, SWSS 380.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 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-requisite: Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: EDSP 295, GRNU 296, PSYC 380, MVSR 381, SWSS 380.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 313 - Augmentative Communication
An introduction to development and selection of augmentative/alternative communication strategies and systems for persons with severe communication challenges. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 314 - 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 Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 315 - Early Lang&Communicatn 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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 320 - Clinic Preparation&Management
Principles of behavioral observation, analysis and modification as they apply to the assessment and remediation of communication disorders. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 330 - Assessment of Stuttering
Study of adult and child fluency disorders which focuses upon symptomatology, etiology, and diagnosis of people with stuttering disorder. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00
CSD 331 - Treatment of Stuttering
Study of adult and child fluency disorders which focuses on rehabilitation of people with stuttering disorder. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
CSD 340 - Spch Snd Disorders in Children
Etiology, diagnosis, pathology, and habilitation and rehabilitation of articulation of speech. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 341 - Language Disorders
Identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation procedures for children with language disabilities. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 342 - Seminar Lang/Lrng Disabilities
Credits: 3.00
CSD 350 - 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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 351 - 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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Insructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 352 - 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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 353 - 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: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 360 - Rsch Methods Comm Disorders I
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. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 361 - Research Methods II
Students will critically review the professional literature in preparation for carrying out a systemic review. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00
CSD 362 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 363 - Non-thesis Research
Students complete a systematic review or research project under the direction of faculty. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 381 - Advanced Readings
Readings, with conferences, intended to contribute to the programs of graduate students in phases of communication sciences and disorders for which formal courses are not available. Credit as arranged, up to three hours each semester. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CSD 382 - Advanced Readings
Readings, with conferences, intended to contribute to the programs of graduate students in phases of communication sciences and disorders for which formal courses are not available. Credit as arranged, up to three hours each semester. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
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