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Courses - Summer 2024
HESP
Hearing and Speech Sciences Department Site
Open Seats as of
06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
HESP202
Introduction to Hearing and Speech Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
An introduction to communication sciences and disorders; a survey of the bases of normal speech, language and hearing ability, major forms of communicative disorders and their treatment.
HESP303
Phonetic transcription
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
An introduction to broad and narrow phonetic transcription, and to physiology of speech production. The primary goal of the course is to provide knowledge about phonetics and the ability to use this knowledge in an applied setting.
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.
HESP307
Speech & Hearing Science
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HESP303.
Human hearing is exquisitely sensitive, allowing us to hear extremely faint sounds, to follow the sounds of a friend's voice in a loud party, and to appreciate subtle differences between words in the language. This course provides an introduction to the basic physics of sound, the acoustic properties of the sounds of speech, and the mechanisms by which those sounds are perceived by the listener.
HESP313
Neurobiology for Speech and Hearing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course is designed to provide an understanding of normal neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of speech and language. It will also provide preliminary information regarding pathologic processes, especially those affecting speech and language
HESP386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department.
Students will have the opportunity observe and/or participate in therapy activities provided by a speech-language pathologist or audiologist in this experiential learning course.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HESP389
LEAP Classroom Internship
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HESP499
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HESP601
Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences: M.A. (Master's) program; or permission of Instructor.
Additional information: Course meets over three semesters for the duration of the Masters of Speech-Language Pathology program.
Overview of methods of empirical research used in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The course will focus on identifying, critically analyzing, and writing about empirical research.
HESP603
Seminar in Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Communication Disorders
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences: M.A. (Master's) program; or permission of Instructor.
Additional information: Course meets over four semesters for the duration of the Masters of Speech-Language Pathology program.
Overview of cultural and linguistic diversity (CLD) in general, and the impact of CLD on communication, communication disorders, and the professional practice of Speech-Language Pathology
HESP605
(Perm Req)
Assessment & Intervention in Bilingual Populations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences: M.A. (Master's) program.
Integrates foundational knowledge pertaining to bilingualism in speech-language pathology. This course provides students with a framework for working with individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This course is designed to educate and train student clinicians to serve as bilingual speech-language pathologists.
HESP621
Bilingualism in Children and Adults
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Provides an overview of topics related to bilingualism in both pediatric and adult populations, with an emphasis on application in the field of communication disorders. This course explores theories of bilingual language acquisition, typical and atypical bilingual development, cognition in bilinguals, and the neurological underpinnings of bilingualism. This course will provide practicing clinicians with foundational knowledge related to bilingualism in both pediatric and adult populations. Currently there are no existing courses that provide this content with a focus on communication disorders.
HESP625
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department; or must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences: M.A. (Master's) program.
Nature and clinical management of dysphagia as it pertains to different clinical settings for adult and pediatric populations.
HESP627
(Perm Req)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: Prior knowledge of Communication and its Disorders is required.
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department.
Credit only granted for: HESP639R or HESP627.
Principles, methods, and procedures for categorizing, understanding, and developing augmentative and alternative communication.
A blended course designed to provide an introduction to the principles, methods, and procedures for categorizing, understanding, and developing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for persons with complex communication needs. The course will meet IN PERSON one day per week on Mondays July 8, July 15, and July 22. All other course work is web online.
HESP634
Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in HESP311, HESP407, and HESP411; or permission of instructor.
Additional information: Fills a requirement for the Doctoral Program in Clinical Audiology (CAUD). Open to students in other graduate programs, especially NACS.
Comprehensive examination of the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral as well as the central auditory and vestibular systems. Both afferent and efferent pathways will be considered. Applications of basic auditory neuroscience to contemporary clinical audiology practice will be highlighted.
HESP638
(Perm Req)
Research Practicum; Minor Research Problems
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HESP648B
(Perm Req)
Clinical Practice in Speech: Therapeutic Procedures
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: HESP648A.
Restriction: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 6 credits.
Supervised training in the application of clinical methods in the treatment of speech disorders.
HESP649A
Clinical Practice in Audiology: Diagnostic Procedures
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 6 credits.
Supervised training in the application of clinical methods in the diagnosis of hearing disorders.
HESP649B
Clinical Practice in Audiology - Aural Rehabilitation
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: HESP649A.
A clinical practicum course with individualized instruction, which focuses on the skills necessary to provide intervention and counseling for a wide range of disorders of the auditory system in patients of varying ages and cultural backgrounds. Each student will be various activities across three semesters (Spring YR2, Summer YR2, and Fall YR3). Students may work individually or in pairs to provide hearing loss intervention, auditory training, hearing loss prevention education, and communication strategy training. The student is expected to prepare for each session with a complete clinical plan, educational materials, and counseling strategies. Students must meet with the Audiologist prior to the aural rehabilitation (AR) session to discuss the plan of care. During the visit, the student will perform hearing loss handicap assessments, lead counseling sessions regarding rehabilitative options, make modifications to existing treatment plans/hearing aids, and educate the patient about their hearing. Following the visit, the student will document the encounter according to clinical protocol and ethical standards using the electronic medical records system. All patient-related information will be handled within a secure computer environment which meets HIPAA regulations for protected health information.
HESP708
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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HESP728
Advanced Clinical Practice in Speech
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HESP729
Advanced Clinical Practice in Audiology
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HESP735
Hearing, Aging, and Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: HESP606.
Credit only granted for: HESP735 or HESP636.
Public health promotes and protects the health of all people and their communities. This course introduces public health concepts and demonstrates how they might be applied or are integral to the practice of Audiology when interacting with older adults. Topics discussed include foundational aspects of epidemiology, aging, chronic conditions common with age and association with hearing, social determinants and accessibility, and health care utilization and policy. Students will be challenged to consider a focus on hearing as it relates to broader and interdisciplinary health services and how this consideration may be incorporated into their clinical practice and experiences. This course is designed for CAUD students who have at least some clinical experience to provide perspective to the topics discussed.
HESP788
Graduate Research Externship
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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HESP799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
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HESP829
Clinical Internship Residency
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HESP859
Capstone Research Project II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Pre- or Corequisite: HESP849.
HESP889
Doctoral Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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HESP898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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HESP899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: S-F
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