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Courses - Spring 2024
HESP
Hearing and Speech Sciences Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/27/2024 at 10:30 PM
HESP306
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech & Hearing
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
This is a 4-credit course focusing on the biological and neurological bases of human speech production and human hearing, namely the anatomy, physiology, and neurology of the vocal/speech mechanism and the hearing mechanism.Specifically, respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, swallowing, and hearing will be highlighted. A strong understanding of normal anatomy and physiology is essential for the successful evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders.