University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Comm Sciences & Disorders

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.

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.

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.

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: Minimum Sophomore standing; Communication Sciences & Disorders, Education major or minor, Neuroscience major; or Instructor permission.

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.

CSD 225 - Working with Speech Disorders

Speech language pathology assistants' roles in schools working with speech disorders; health/safety, special education and HIPAA issues; observation, data collection, and collaboration skills. Complete 50 hour practicum. Prerequisites: CSD 020, CSD 022, LING 081, CSD 094.

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 199, STAT 111 or STAT 141.

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. Prerequisites: CSD 101, CSD 199.

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.

CSD 281 - Intro Cognitive Neuroscience

This course introduces students to the organization, structures and functions of the human central nervous system. Higher cognitive and linguistic behaviors are emphasized. Prerequisite: Human Biology course such as BIOL 004 or ANPS 019.

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.

CSD 290 - Internship

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.

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.

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.

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.

CSD 311 - Intrdsc Sem Neurodev Disabil I

Seminar with focus on cultural competence and family-centered care, interdisciplinary collaborative teaming, policy and health disparities related to children and families affected by neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, including ASD. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: GRNS 380.

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.

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.

CSD 321 - Clinic Practicum Study 1

Supervised practicum experiences with children and adults presenting disorders of speech, hearing, and language. Pre/Co-requisites: CSD 320 or concurrent enrollment; Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.

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.

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.

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.

CSD 341 - Language Disorders

Identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation procedures for children with language disabilities. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Communication Sciences & Disorders.

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.

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.

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.

CSD 363 - Non-thesis Research

Students complete a systematic review or research project under the direction of faculty. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.