University of Vermont

2013-2014 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. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
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 - Linguistics for Clinicians
Linguistic concepts, applications to clinical contexts. Topics include language components, language processing in the brain, individual differences and disorders, dialects, normal and disordered language acquisition.
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 18.00
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 18.00
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. Prerequisites: Sophomore, Junior, Senior standing; Communication Sciences & Disorders, Education major or minor, Neuroscience major or Instructor permission.
Credits: 4.00
CSD 125 - Becoming an SLPA
Speech language pathology assistants' roles in schools; health/safety, special education & HIPAA issues; observation, data collection, and collaboration skills. Complete minimum 50 hours practicum. Prerequisites: Six hours in Communication Sciences, CSD 020, CSD 022, LING 081, CSD 094.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 126 - Support Chldrn w/Comm Disorder
Continuation of CSD 125. Evidence-based practice and response to intervention strategies; screening and intervention for speech and language differences; diverse populations. Complete minimum 50 hours practicum. Prerequisite: Six hours in Communciation Sciences, CSD 125.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 190 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CSD 192 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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 18.00
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 18.00
CSD 198 - Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 199 - Clinical Intro to Audlgy & SLP
Provides CSD students with an introduction to the professions and clinical work of audiologists and speech language pathologists. Skills and knowledge related to professional ethical issues, cultural competence, person/family centered care, and inter-professional practice will also be explored. Prerequisites: CSD 080, CSD 101; Sophomore standing; Communication Sciences and Disorders major.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisite: CSD 101.
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 Prerequisite: Junior, Senior, or 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. Prerequisite: For Communication Sciences & Disorders majors, a college level Human Biology course such as BIOL 004 or ANPS 019. For other majors, any college level Biology course.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 287 - D2:Mindfulness&Helping Skills
This course introduces the students to key elements of mindfulness practice, basic listening and counseling skills, and how to apply them in work and life. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 290 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CSD 293 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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 18.00
CSD 296 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Undergraduate only.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CSD 297 - Teaching Assistantship
Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CSD 298 - Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate student work on individual or small research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CSD 299 - Autism Spect Dis:Assess&Interv
Discusses knowledge/research regarding assessment of and interventions for individuals with ASD related to and use of evaluation tools, and implementation of communication, social interaction and play skills. Prerequisite: Junior, Senior or Graduate standing.
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. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: GRNS 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. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: GRNS 381.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders 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 in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 321 - Clinic Practicum Study 1
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: CSD 320 or concurrent enrollment; Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 1.00
CSD 322 - Clinic Practicum Study 2
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: CSD 320; Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 2.00
CSD 323 - Clinic Practicum Study 3
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 324 - Clinic Practicum Study 4
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 2.00
CSD 325 - Clinic Practicum Study 5
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 326 - Clinic Practicum Stdy Winter 6
Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: CSD 320, CSD 321; Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 1.00
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 Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 1.00
CSD 331 - Treatment of Stuttering
Study of adult and child fluency disorders which focuses on rehabilitation of people with stuttering disorder. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 2.00
CSD 340 - Spch Snd Disorders in Children
Etiology, diagnosis, pathology, and habilitation and rehabilitation of articulation of speech. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
Credits: 3.00
CSD 341 - Language Disorders
Identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation procedures for children with language disabilities. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders 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. Prerequisite: 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. Prerequisite: 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. Prerequisite: 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. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CSD 390 - Practicum
A required component of a curriculum that is an on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CSD 396 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00