Graduate 2019-2020

College of Natural and Health Sciences

School of Human Sciences

ASLS 508 Workshop

A variety of workshops on special topics within the discipline. Goals and objectives will emphasize the acquisition of general knowledge and skills in the discipline.
1- 3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

ASLS 513 Professional Renewal

Update skills and knowledge of professionals in the discipline. Goals and objectives will be specifically directed at individual professional enhancement rather than the acquisition of general discipline knowledge or methodologies. S/U or letter graded.
1- 3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

ASLS 515 Foundations of Research and Writing

Introduction to graduate-level writing and research strategies. Content includes identification of problems/research topics, use of library databases and web sources, organization of content, and use of current APA style.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 516 Professional Issues in SLP

Professional issues in speech-language pathology as they relate to public schools, medical settings and private practice. Topics include the legislative issues, business practices, ethics, third party reimbursement procedures and laws.
2

Degree Restriction

Include MA and MS

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 555 Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Communication

Neuroanatomy-physiology related to speech, language and hearing; neuropathologies of the central nervous system and results of neurological insult.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 563 Voice and Resonance Disorders

Etiologies and symptoms of dysphonia and laryngectomies, assessment and intervention strategies. Resonance disorders associated with cleft lip and palate and causes, including assessment and intervention in a team approach.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 567 Diagnostic Procedures: Introduction

Diagnostic principles, procedures, and materials used to assess individuals with communication disorders. Additional topics: case history, oral mechanism and interviewing techniques. Learners will perform speech/language screenings and diagnostic evaluations.
1- 2

Degree Restriction

Include MA and MS

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 8 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 568 Diagnostic Procedures: Intermediate

Diagnostic principles, procedures, and materials used in criterion-referenced assessment of individuals with communication disorders. Learners will perform speech and language screenings and diagnostic evaluations.
1- 2

Degree Restriction

Include MA and MS

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 8 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 569 Advanced Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnostic principles, procedures, and materials used in criterion-referenced assessment of individuals with communication disorders in a medical setting. .
1- 2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 570 Rehabilitative Audiology

Theory and procedures for rehabilitation of children and adults with hearing handicap.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 478: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 571 Speech and Hearing Science

(3 lecture, 1 lab) Laboratory required. Models of speech production and perception, measurement techniques for simple and complex signals. Lab addresses application of models of speech production and perception to experimental and clinical situations.
4

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 574 Clinical Practicum in Audiology

Perform basic audiometric testing: audiometric screening, routine hearing evaluation and impedance audiometry. S/U graded.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 580 Practicum in Rehabilitative Audiology

Habilitation/rehabilitation of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Includes hearing aid and/or cochlear implant management.
1- 2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 582 Educational Audiology

Explore services for hearing impaired children in the schools. Educational implications of auditory processing disorders are also covered.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 583 Clinical Practicum: Introduction

Introduces students to issues related to treating individuals with speech and/or language disorders. Topics include writing treatment plans, evaluating clinical performance, working with supervisors, measuring outcomes, and risk management. S/U graded.
1- 2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 584 Screening Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology

Presents theory and procedures related to screening speech and language abilities in children and adults. Provides practice in implementing procedures in a variety of settings. S/U graded.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 585 Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Intermediate

Students improve clinical skills and learn about issues related to clinical practice, including ethics, counseling, self evaluation, treatment notes, efficacy, outcome measures, sharing information verbally and relating to diverse populations.
1- 2

Prerequisites

ASLS 583: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 8 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 586 Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Intermediate/Advanced

Students improve their clinical skills and learn about issues related to clinical practice, including continuing education, conflict resolution, data keeping methods, technology, and clinical research.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 585: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 587 Advanced Audiology

Theory and practice of advanced techniques of audiometric assessment.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

ASLS 588 Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology: Advanced

Students improve their clinical skills and learn about issues related to clinical practice in medical settings, including interviewing, professional liability, clinical fellowship year, leadership, and demonstrating clinical effectiveness.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 586: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 592 Internship in Public Schools

Supervised full-time experience working with school children. S/U graded.
2-15

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 15 credit hours

ASLS 594 Practicum and Advanced Topics in Audiology

Perform the full range of clinical audiological services, including special testing, hearing aid evaluations and dispensing of hearing aids. .
1- 6

Prerequisites

ASLS 574: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 15 credit hours

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 596 Comparative Hearing and Vocal Mechanisms

The study of bioacoustics and comparative anatomy and physiology of vocal and auditory mechanisms for various taxonomic classes.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore and Junior

ASLS 615 Research in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Students will engage in systematic inquiry in audiology and speech-language pathology. This may include evaluating current research, posing research questions, formulating research designs, and developing formal research proposals.
1- 4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 8 credit hours

ASLS 622 Directed Studies

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.)
1- 4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

ASLS 655 Acquired Disorders of Language & Cognition

This course describes signs and symptoms, evaluation approaches, differential diagnostic criteria, prevention, and management approaches to speech and language disorders resulting from acquired neurological dysfunction across the lifespan.
3

Prerequisites

ASLS 555: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 656 Feeding and Swallowing Disorders: Lifespan

In-depth study of normal and disordered deglutition in adult and pediatric populations and dysphagia diagnosis and management.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 555: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 657 Motor Speech Disorders: Lifespan

Etiologies and characteristics of motor speech disorders. Differential diagnosis and treatment of the disorders will be explored with pediatric and adult populations.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 555: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 658 Assistive Technology for Communication Disorders

Describes assistive technology (AT) applications for individuals with limited/restricted verbal communication. Emphasis on multidisciplinary assessment selection and use of low and high assistive technologies for communication and learning.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 661 Articulation and Phonological Disorders in Children

Disorders of speech production in pediatric populations. Biological, cognitive, linguistic, and ethno cultural systems influencing speech production, contributing/causal factors, theories of acquisition, assessment and treatment issues.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 664 Fluency Disorders

Characteristics of fluency and fluency disorders; biological, developmental, and environmental factors contributing to fluency disorders; models of and research in fluency disorders; assessment of fluency; and, treatment of fluency disorders.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 668 Cochlear Implants

Advances in cochlear implant device circuitry, electrode design, speech processing strategies, candidacy, and rehabilitation are explored. The history and technological progression of cochlear implants are also reviewed.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 682 Language Disorders in Early Childhood and Preschool

Language disorders and prelinguistic communication, infancy through preschool. Application of contemporary theory and legislative assessment/treatment for infants and children demonstrating or at-risk for social-communicative-linguistic impairments.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 684 Disorders of Language & Literacy: School-Age and Adolescent

In-depth study of impairments of oral language, reading, and written expression in school-age children and adolescents. Explores typical development, models of impairment, assessment and treatment.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Community Engaged Learning

ASLS 686 Capstone in Speech-Language Pathology

This seminar provides students the opportunity to complete in-depth study of an area of evidence-based practice, design a research study in that area, and present projects to faculty and peers.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 692 Internship in Medical Settings

Supervised full-time clinical experience in diagnosis/treatment of persons with speech, language and/or hearing disorders in medical settings. S/U graded.
2-16

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 16 credit hours

ASLS 696 Seminar in Animal Audiology

Study of audiologic evaluation of animals with a focus on canines. Anatomy, pathology, restraint, conditioning, and behavior will be explored.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 699 Thesis: Communication Disorders

Individual original research under the direction of faculty, aimed at acquisition of research skills, appreciation of the scientific inquiry process, knowledge of scientific writing style and dissemination. S/U graded.
1- 6

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

ASLS 711 Auditory Physiology

Undergraduate anatomy and physiology required. Advanced physiology of the human auditory system, emphasizing electrical potentials; processes of pathophysiology.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 712 Amplification I

Advanced study of the theory and use of hearing aids, other amplification devices and assistive listening devices.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 715 Applied Research in Audiology

Seminar to engage students in a capstone research project. Students will also explore multiple avenues for the presentation of professional quality scholarly projects in audiology. S/U graded.
1- 4

Prerequisites

ASLS 615: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 8 credit hours

ASLS 720 Supervised Teaching in Audiology

Emphasis on teaching techniques and methods for college and university instruction.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

ASLS 721 Psychoacoustics

Concepts of loudness, adaptation, auditory fatigue, masking and the critical band, pitch perception, localization, temporal order and perceptual organization.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 711: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 723 Amplification II

A continuation of the advanced study of the theory, instrumentation, and use of hearing aids and assistive listening devices with emphasis on applied theory and clinical use.
3

Prerequisites

ASLS 712: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 724 Differential Diagnosis of Auditory Disorders

Theory and process of differential diagnosis of hearing and auditory processing disorders. Focus on behavioral testing, advanced immittance concepts and assessment. Some exposure to other objective measures
3

Prerequisites

ASLS 711: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 731 Auditory Processing Disorders

Theoretical overview, biologic bases, audiologic assessment, and management of adults and children with auditory processing disorders (APD). Emphasis on application of theoretical knowledge to practical clinical audiology methods and techniques.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 741 Hearing Loss Prevention

The study of noise as it pertains to the auditory system. Physical aspects of noise, instrumentation, measurement and reduction principles, hearing conservation management.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 742 Advanced Diagnosis of Auditory Disorders

Advanced study of auditory physiology, otoacoustic emissions, multi-frequency tympanometry and auditory evoked potentials.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 724: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 743 Medical Aspects of Audiology

Study of the medical correlates of hearing impairment including pathogenesis of auditory pathologies, medical/surgical intervention, congenital/genetic syndromes, and related radiology/imaging/surgical techniques.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 744 Vestibular Assessment and Management

Advanced study of vestibular physiology, assessment and rehabilitation.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 711: with minimum grade of C and ASLS 742: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 751 Otopharmacology

Pharmacology and ototoxicity as applied to clinical audiology. Basic mechanisms of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics and classes of drugs relative to otologic disorders.
2

Prerequisites

(ASLS 555: with minimum grade of C or ASLS 743: with minimum grade of C)

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 772 Audiology Practice Management

Introduction to issues and resources to manage an audiology practice. Topics of business planning, fiscal management, coding and third-party reimbursement, personnel management, marketing and professional communication, and working relationships
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 774 Professional Issues in Audiology

Overview of professional responsibilities and intra-professional relationships in the hearing health care delivery system. Medical-legal issues, practice guidelines, licensure, intra-personal skills and ethics are addressed.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 775 Advanced Electro-diagnosis

(3 lecture, 2 lab) Laboratory required. Theory and practice of electrophysiologic assessment of the auditory system. Lab addresses clinical assessment using auditory evoked potentials testing. Evaluation, interpretation, and reporting of results will be included.
4

Prerequisites

ASLS 742: with minimum grade of C and ASLS 711: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

ASLS 782 Pediatric Audiology

Philosophy, diagnosis, and management of hearing loss in children. Includes auditory development, appropriate hearing assessment techniques for infants and children, interpretation of results, administering follow-up, and effective caregiver counseling.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 792 Externship in Audiology

Full-time, broad-based clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of hearing loss in a supervised off-campus site. Enrollment is during the 4th year of the Au.D. program. S/U graded.
3-12

Prerequisites

(ASLS 592: with minimum grade of C or ASLS 692: with minimum grade of C)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 27 credit hours

ASLS 794 Practicum in Animal Awareness

Exploration of the unique aspects of working with animal owners and professionals in animal care and veterinary settings.
2

ASLS 794 Practicum in Animal Awareness

Exploration of the unique aspects of working with animal owners and professionals in animal care and veterinary settings.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

ASLS 796 Practicum in Animal Audiology

Perform brainstem auditory evoked response screening and diagnostic testing with canines and equines. S/U graded.
2

Prerequisites

ASLS 696: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course may be repeated 1 times

ASLS 999 Graduate School Continuous Registration

To permit a graduate student to continue making progress in a degree program. S/U graded.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations