ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Speech and Hearing Science (SHS)

SHS 101 American Sign Language I. (4)
fall and spring
Basic receptive/expressive conversational skills; basic grammar and syntax rules. Orientation to deafness and deaf culture. Lecture, drill, practice, lab.

SHS 102 American Sign Language II. (4)
fall and spring
Further development of receptive/expressive conversation skills in ASL; finger spelling. Continued exploration of deaf culture. Lecture, drill, practice, lab. Prerequisite: SHS 101.

SHS 105 Introduction to Human Communication Disorders. (3)
fall and spring
Introduction to hearing, language, and speech problems in children and adults. Lecture, demonstration.

SHS 201 American Sign Language III. (4)
fall and spring
Continued development of fluency in ASL with emphasis on more abstract concepts and the ability to narrate events. Lecture, discussion, drill, lab. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: SHS 102.

SHS 202 American Sign Language IV. (4)
fall and spring
Further development of fluency in ASL with emphasis on literature, folklore, and signing narratives with multiple characters. Lecture, discussion, drill, lab. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: SHS 201.

SHS 250 Introduction to Phonetics. (3)
fall
Introduction to English phonetics with emphasis on phonetic transcription, articulation, phonology, and disorders of speech.

SHS 310 Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech. (3)
fall
Noncadaveric study of anatomical systems that underlie human speech and language, including respiration, phonation, articulation, and related nervous system processes. Prerequisite: BIO 201.

SHS 311 Physical and Physiological Bases of Hearing. (3)
fall
Studies the physical characteristics of sound and of the structure and function of the human auditory system. Prerequisites: BIO 201; PHY 101.

SHS 320 Facilitating Speech and Language Development in Early Childhood. (3)
fall and spring
Speech and language development and strategies for facilitating communication skills in early childhood educational settings.

SHS 367 Language Science. (3)
fall
Normative aspects and integration of language structure, comprehension, and production in children and adults.
General Studies: SB

SHS 375 Speech Science. (3)
spring
Normative aspects of speech, hearing, and language. Prerequisites: SHS 310, 311.

SHS 376 Psychoacoustics. (3)
spring
Introduction to acoustics, cochlear anatomy and physiology, and the perception of sound. Prerequisite: SHS 311 or instructor approval.

SHS 384 Hearing Disorders. (3)
fall
Pathologies of the ear and associated peripheral and central hearing disorders: characteristics, management, and effects on communication. Prerequisites: SHS 311, 376.

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

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

SHS 431 Developmental Speech Disorders. (3)
fall
Introduces the nature of articulation, fluency, resonance, and voice disorders in childhood. Prerequisites: SHS 250 and 310 (or their equivalents).

SHS 450 Observation. (1)
fall and spring
Opportunity to obtain observation experience at the ASU Speech and Hearing Center or at external sites. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

SHS 465 Speech and Language Acquisition. (3)
spring
Speech and language development in the normal child. Prerequisite: SHS 367 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: SB

SHS 470 Developmental Language Disorders. (3)
fall
Introduces the nature and treatment of language disorders in children. Prerequisite: SHS 465 or instructor approval.

SHS 483 Professional Issues in Communication Disorders. (3)
fall
Topics related to professional certification, accreditation, code of ethics, graduate education, and other issues in speech-language pathology and audiology.

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

SHS 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
fall and spring
May be repeated for credit. Possible topics:

(a)Hearing Disorders. (3)
(b)Research. (3)
(c)Speech and Language Disorders. (3)
Prerequisite: instructor approval.

SHS 496 Aural Rehabilitation. (3)
spring
Approaches to aural rehabilitation of children and adults. Introduction to educational audiology and assistive listening devices. Prerequisites: SHS 375 and 376 and 401 (or their equivalents).

SHS 501 Introduction to Audiologic Evaluation. (3)
fall
Measurement of the basic audiologic test battery, including audiograms, immittance, masking, and speech recognition. Prerequisites: SHS 311 and 376 and 384 (or their equivalents).

SHS 502 Differential Diagnosis for Audiology. (4)
fall
Differential diagnosis of cochlear and retrocochlear disorders, and assessment of vestibular system. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 (or its equivalent).

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

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

SHS 511 Auditory Perception by the Hearing Impaired. (3)
fall
Studies 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)
fall
Correlation of history and physical findings with pathologic physiology and test results in speech and hearing abnormalities.

SHS 515 Audiologic Instrumentation and Calibration. (3)
fall
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 its equivalent).

SHS 516 Auditory-Evoked Potentials. (4)
spring
Continuation of SHS 502, including electrophysiologic assessment of peripheral and central auditory nervous system. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: SHS 502.

SHS 545 Speech Perception by the Hearing Impaired. (3)
fall
Speech perceptual problems of the hearing impaired including those who have cochlear implants. Prerequisite: SHS 375 or instructor approval.

SHS 552 Otoacoustic Emissions as a Diagnostic Tool. (3)
spring
Studies 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)
spring
Current status of cochlear implant research and development. Prerequisites: both SHS 504 and 545 or only instructor approval.

SHS 565 Speech and Language Acquisition. (3)
spring
Speech and language development in the normal child. Prerequisite: SHS 367 (or its equivalent).

SHS 566 Psychology of Language. (3)
spring
Psycholinguistic study of the production and comprehension of language across the lifespan.

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

SHS 570 Communication Disorders and Multicultural Populations. (3)
spring
Studies racial and ethnic biases and the communication behaviors and disorders in various cultural groups.

SHS 571 Augmentative Communication and Language Programming. (3)
spring
Focuses on individuals across the age span who are unable 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)
fall
Focuses on the birth to 5-year-old population who are at risk for or who have communication and language disabilities. Prerequisite: SHS 470 (or its equivalent).

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

SHS 574 Fluency Disorders and Treatment. (3)
fall
Presents phenomena, etiology, assessment, and theories of stuttering, followed by various treatment procedures for children and adults who stutter. Prerequisite: SHS 431 (or its equivalent).

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

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

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

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

SHS 579 Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Across the Lifespan. (3)
fall
Focuses on individuals across the age span who have feeding and/or swallowing disorders. Presents assessment and treatment strategies. Prerequisite: SHS 567.

SHS 580 Clinical Practicum. (1 – 6)
fall, spring, summer
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 581 Right Hemisphere Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Dementia. (3)
spring
Studies the nature, characteristics, and clinical management of cognitive and communicative impairments accompanying right hemisphere damage, TBI, and dementia. Prerequisite: SHS 567.

SHS 582 Differential Diagnosis of Communication Disorders. (3)
spring
Procedures for assessing speech/language disorders in children and adults. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab. Prerequisites: SHS 250 and 310 and 465 and 567 (or their equivalents).

SHS 584 Internship. (1 – 6)
fall, spring, summer
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)
spring
Assessment and treatment of developmental articulation and phonological disorders. Prerequisites: SHS 250 and 310 (or their equivalents).

SHS 591 Seminar. (1 – 12)
fall, spring, summer
Possible topics:

(a)Central Auditory Mechanisms and Learning Impairment. (3)
spring
(b)Cognitive and Linguistic Interactions in Adult Neurogenic Disorders. (3)
fall
(c)Fundamentals of Vestibular Evaluations. (3)
fall
(d)Research Methods in Communication Disorders. (3)
spring

SHS 596 Aural Rehabilitation. (3)
spring
Approaches to aural rehabilitation in children and adults. Introduction to educational audiology and assistive listening devices. Prerequisite: SHS 401 or 501 (or its equivalent).

SHS 792 Research. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

SHS 799 Dissertation. (1 – 15)
not regularly offered

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