The following undergraduate CSD prerequisite courses will be offered starting in the Fall 2013.

CSD 200. Phonetics (3)
This course provides intensive training in the use of the International Phonetics Alphabet for transcribing American English in typical and disordered speech.

CSD 201. Speech and Language Development (3)
This course provides an overview of typical speech and language development. This information provides a basis for understanding atypical development, delays, and disorders of speech and language in children.

CSD 202. Introduction to Speech Production Disorders (3)
This course covers speech production disorders: e.g. articulations, motor speech, resonation, voice and dysfluency.

CSD 203. Introduction to Clinical Management (2)
This course introduces basics of clinical practice in speech-language pathology.

CSD 300. Neuroanatomy (3)
This course defines the structures and functions of the human nervous system and the neurological processes involved in central and peripheral neurological disorders.

CSD 301. Speech Anatomy & Physiology (3)
This course introduces elementary anatomy, physiology and neurophysiology of the speech production mechanism.

CSD 400. Clinical Observation (1)
This course will serve to manage and track student observation hours that were completed with certified speech-language pathologists engaged in assessment and treatment of patients at clinical observation sites.

The following graduate level CSD courses are expected to be offered in Fall 2014.

CSD 501. Adult language Disorders (3)
This course covers current theories of language processing and of language breakdown subsequent to neuropathology.  Course topics cover neuroanatomy, neuroimaging and psycholinguistic models of language processing. Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with aphasia will be covered. Students will learn how to analyze language disorders in relation to current theories using a variety of diagnostic instruments and how to use the results of this analysis to plan for therapy.

CSD 502. Articulation and Phonological Disorders (3)
This course covers advanced principles of diagnostic and remediation of phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech.

CSD 503. Pediatric Language Disorders (3)
This addresses the wide variety of congenital and acquired language delays and disorders seen in the pediatric population. Case studies are used to lead students through the problem-solving model using evidence-based practices.

CSD 504. Assessment and Rehabilitation in SLP I (2)
This course provides an overview of the speech language pathologist's role in the medical environment.

CSD 505. Grand Rounds I (2)
Part 1 of this 2 part course provides problem based learning using video and audio presentations of complex clinical cases relevant to the discipline of speech language pathology and rehabilitation medicine.

CSD 506. Fluency Disorders (2)
This course covers advanced theories and techniques of diagnosis and treatment of stuttering behaviors across the life span. Case analyses and review of pertinent research are included.

CSD 511. Motor Speech (3)
This course reviews developmental and acquired neurogenic speech disorders and their associated neuropathology, etiology, characteristics, assessment practices, and treatment strategies.

CSD 512. Clinical Ethics and  Policy (3)
This course content includes case law, state regulations, and federal legislation impacting the  delivery of speech-language pathology services. Expansion of understanding of ethical issues through the use of case studies and ethical problem-solving/decision-making activities.

CSD 513. Grand Rounds II (2)
Prerequisite: CSD 505. Part 2 of this 2 part course provides problem based learning using video and audio presentations of complex clinical cases relevant to the discipline of speech language pathology and rehabilitation medicine.

CSD 514. Augmentative Communication (2)
Prerequisite: CSD 503. This course reviews diagnosis, intervention, and current research for non-speech communication . Survey of issues and research pertinent to the use of unaided and aided augmentative and alternative communication methods by persons with deficits in speech, language and writing will be covered.

CSD 515. Audiological Assessment and Rehabilitation (2)
Procedures in audiometry, masking, and audiogram interpretation will be included in this course. Educationally and medically related aspects of hearing disorders will be covered including auditory processing disorders, age-related hearing loss, noise-induced hearing loss, types of hearing  aids, and cochlear implants.

CSD 516. Audiological Assessment and Rehabilitation Lab (1)
Must be co-registered with CSD 515. This course covers advanced analysis and description of the electroacoustical properties of sound. It also provides opportunities to conduct basic hearing evaluations/screenings including screening individuals for hearing loss or middle ear pathology using conventional pure-tone air conduction methods otoscopic inspection, otoacoustic emission screening, and/or screening tympanometry.

CSD 517. Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology I (2)
Students are assigned their first field-based experience from a variety of affiliated clinical settings. Acceptable and verified clinical hours will applied toward ASHA certification.

CSD 520. Dysphagia Management (4)
This course will cover anatomy, physiology, and neurology of normal swallowing including  diagnostic procedures and treatment protocols.

CSD 521. Assessment and Rehabilitation in SLP II (2)
This course provides an overview of the speech language pathologist's role in the medical environment.

CSD 522. Reading Disabilities (2)
This course covers contemporary theories, research, and clinical applications in the areas of language and literacy for typical and atypical learners.

CSD 527. Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology II (3)
Students are assigned their second field-based experience from a variety of JU affiliated clinical settings. Acceptable and verified clinical hours will be applied toward ASHA certification.

CSD 530. Individual Study (1-3; max: 9)
Supervised study of specialized topic or research project.

CSD 531. Rehabilitation Research Design (3)
This course introduces principles of research design and analysis and provides critical evaluation of research and of evidence-based practice.

CSD 532. Voice and Resonance Disorders (3)
This course provides advanced theory and techniques for the diagnosis and remediation of voice and resonance disorders across the life span.

CSD 533. Endoscopy (2)
This course provides supervised and structured hands-on training designed to develop skills in the endoscopic assessment of swallowing function.

CSD 534. Communicating with Patients and Families (3)
This course provides knowledge and skills related to appropriate communication with patients and their families/caregivers/significant others in clinical settings. The critiquing of videotaped sessions with clients/patients and clinical reports will be included.

CSD 535. Proseminar (1)
This course involves presentations led by faculty and MS students based on research or issues in the discipline.

CSD 537. Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology III (3)
Students are assigned their third field-based experience from a variety of JU affiliated clinical settings. Acceptable and verified clinical hours will be applied toward ASHA certification.

CSD 541. CSD Communication Disorders in Medically Complex Pediatric Populations (3)
This course examines numerous topics encountered by therapists working with medically complex children. The course will incorporate demonstrations of diagnostic and treatment protocols to enhance students' understanding of the material and is equally well suited for students and experienced therapists.

CSD 550. Externship in Speech-Language Pathology (4)
A capstone experience as full-time (30-40 hours per week depending on site) clinical experience in speech-language pathology. Students are expected to demonstrate increasing independence in the provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services in a clinical setting. NOTE: All services provided by students will continue to be supervised in accordance with regulations pertinent to each site and as determined by ASHA.

CSD 551. Research for Master's Thesis (4)