Communication Disorders (SHS)

SHS 401 Introduction to Audiologic Evaluation. (4) F
Measurement of the basic audiologic test battery, including audiograms, masking, speech recognition, and immittance. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Prerequisites: SHS 311, 376, 384 or equivalents.

SHS 402 Modifying Communicative Behavior. (3) S
Principles and techniques of modifying speech and language behavior. Prerequisite: SHS 250 or equivalent.

SHS 465 Speech and Language Acquisition. (3) S, SS
Speech and language development in the normal child. Cross-listed as SHS 565. Prerequisite: SHS 367 or equivalent.

SHS 485 Acquired Speech and Language Disorders. (3) S
Introduction to acquired speech and language disorders across the lifespan. Prerequisites: SHS 250, 310.

SHS 496 Aural Rehabilitation. (3) S
Approaches to aural rehabilitation of children and adults. Introduction to educational audiology and assistive listening devices. Prerequisites: SHS 375, 401.

SHS 501 Introduction to Audiologic Evaluation. (4) F
Measurement of the basic audiologic test battery, including audiograms, masking, speech recognition, and immittance. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Prerequisite: SHS 311 and 376 and 384 or equivalents.

SHS 502 Advanced Audiologic Evaluation I. (4) F
Differential diagnosis of cochlear and retrocochlear disorders, including measurement of auditory evoked responses. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 or equivalent.

SHS 504 Hearing Aids. (4) S
Operation, application and fitting of amplification devices for the hearing impaired. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 or equivalent.

SHS 505 Computers and Current Technology in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. (3) F
Computer applications and current technology as applied to service administration and delivery in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology. Lecture, lab.

SHS 508 Pediatric Audiology. (3) F
Audiologic assessment, screening, and development considerations for infants and young children. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 or equivalent.

SHS 510 Advanced Hearing Science. (3) N
Anatomical, physiological, and psychophysical aspects of audition. Prerequisite: SHS 376 or instructor approval.

SHS 511 Auditory Perception by the Hearing Impaired. (3) F '96
A study of how and why sensorineural hearing loss alters the perception of sound. Prerequisite: SHS 376 or instructor approval.

SHS 512 Medical Aspects of Speech and Hearing. (3) F
Correlation of history and physical findings with pathologic physiology and test results in speech and hearing abnormalities.

SHS 515 Audiologic Instrumentation and Calibration. (3) S
Electronic instruments used to produce, modify, and measure characteristics of sound. Measurement standards and methods for calibration of audiologic equipment. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 or equivalent.

SHS 516 Advanced Audiologic Evaluation II. (3) S
Continuation of SHS 502, including behavioral and physiological measures of the central auditory nervous system, and vestibular assessment. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: SHS 502.

SHS 535 Hearing Conservation. (3) S
The causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss and approaches to industrial audiology programs. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 or equivalent.

SHS 545 Speech Perception and Production. (3) F
Current knowledge regarding the production and perception of speech. Introduces speech perceptual problems of the hearing impaired, and cochlear implants. Prerequisite: SHS 375 or instructor approval.

SHS 552 Otoacoustic Emissions as a Diagnostic Tool. (3) F '96
Study of the types of otoacoustic emissions, their theoretical implications and application to clinical diagnostics. Lecture, discussion, lab. Prerequisite: SHS 376 or instructor approval.

SHS 555 Cochlear Implants. (3) S
Current status of cochlear implant research and development. Prerequisites: SHS 504 and 545 or instructor approval.

SHS 565 Speech and Language Acquisition. (3) S
Speech and language development in the normal child. Cross-listed as SHS 465. Prerequisite: SHS 367 or equivalent.

SHS 566 Psychology of Language. (3) S
The psycholinguistic study of the production and comprehension of language across the lifespan.

SHS 567 Neural Bases of Communication Disorders. (3) F
Neuroscience and its application to matters of normal and disordered communication. Pre- or corequisite: SHS 310 or equivalent.

SHS 571 Augmentative Communication and Language Programming. (3) S
Focus on individuals across the age span who are or who are at risk for being unable to communicate with spoken language. Lecture, lab.

SHS 572 Language Assessment and Intervention in Early Childhood. (3) F
Focus on the birth to 5-year-old population who are at risk for or have communication and language disabilities. Prerequisite: SHS 470 or 570 or equivalent.

SHS 573 Language Assessment and Intervention with School-Age Populations. (3) S
Focus on later language development, linguistic demands of academic settings, assessment and intervention strategies for older children and adolescents. Prerequisite: SHS 565 or equivalent.

SHS 574 Fluency Disorders and Treatment. (3) F
Phenomena, etiology, assessment, and theories of stuttering are presented, followed by various treatment procedures for children and adults who stutter. Prerequisite: SHS 431 or equivalent.

SHS 575 Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders. (3) S
Assessment and treatment of acquired neurolinguistic impairment. Prerequisite: SHS 567.

SHS 576 Neuromotor Speech Disorders. (3) S
Evaluation and treatment of the dysarthrias and apraxia of speech. Emphasis on acquired adult disorders.

SHS 577 Craniofacial Disorders of Communication. (3) S, SS
Communication disorders related to anomalies of the craniofacial structures, including orofacial clefting of the lip and palate. Prerequisite: SHS 310 or equivalent.

SHS 578 Disorders of Voice. (3) S
Communication disorders related to dysfunction of the phonatory and resonance systems of voice production, assessment, and treatment. Prerequisite: SHS 310 or instructor approval.

SHS 580 Clinical Practicum. (1–6) F, S, SS
Supervised practicum in audiology or speech-language pathology. 1 hour staffing and 3 hours of client contact per week per hour of credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: instructor approval; student must not have provisional admission status.

SHS 582 Differential Diagnosis of Communication Disorders. (3) S
Procedures for assessing speech/language disorders in children and adults. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

SHS 584 Internship. (1–6) F, S, SS
Off-campus directed experiences in audiology or speech-language pathology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: SHS 580; student must consult with coordinator before registration.

SHS 585 Articulation and Phonology: Assessment and Intervention. (3) S
Assessment and treatment of developmental articulation and phonological disorders. Prerequisites: SHS 250 and 310 or equivalents.

SHS 591 Seminar. (3) F, S, SS
Selected topics regularly offered:
(a) Autism and Pervasive Language Disorders
(b) Multiply Handicapped Child

SHS 596 Aural Rehabilitation. (3) S
Approaches to aural rehabilitation in children and adults. Introduction to educational audiology and assistive listening devices. Prerequisite: SHS 375 or 400 or 501 or equivalent.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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