No Option or Generalist Option
This option prepares students for professional practice as a generalist. Students design a course of study that matches their career goals. Practicum experiences in educational, rehabilitative and private practice settings are available to enhance applied learning. Upon completion of coursework and clinical training, students are prepared to provide clinical services to individuals of all ages who face communication challenges.
Students will complete a combination of core, required, and elective courses to earn a minimum of 61 credits. See course descriptions for a list of all CSD graduate courses.
The following core courses are required of all students:
COMM 876: Ethics/Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology, 1cr.
COMM 880: Diagnosis of Speech and Language Disorders, 3 cr.
COMM 890: Advanced Audiology for Speech-Language Pathologists, 3 cr.
COMM 903: Therapy Process, 2 cr.
COMM 910: Practicum, 4 cr. [1 credit each semester years one and two]
COMM 911: Externship, 8 cr. [4 cr. fall of year two, 4 cr. spring of year two]
COMM 914: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 3 cr.
COMM 917: Research Methods, 3 cr.
COMM 915: Counseling Clients and Families with Comm Disorders, 2 cr.
|In addition to the core courses, required courses for this option are:||COMM 900: Articulatory and Phonological Disorders in Children, 3 cr.
COMM 901: Dysphagia, 3 cr.
COMM 902: Stuttering, 3 cr.
COMM 905: Motor Speech Disorders, 3 cr.
COMM 906: Voice Disorders, 2 cr.
|Students will also select 6 elective courses from the following:||
COMM 875: Advanced Language Acquisition, 3 cr.
COMM 891: Neurology for Speech-Language Pathologists, 3 cr.
COMM 904: Aphasia in Adults, 3 cr.
COMM 907: Advanced Seminar in Aural Rehabilitation, 3. cr.
COMM 908: Disorders of Language and Literacy I, 3 cr.
COMM 909: Disorders of Language and Literacy II, 3 cr.
COMM 912: Language Disorders Birth to Five, 3 cr.
COMM 913: Cognitive Communication Disorders, 3 cr.
COMM 916: Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 cr.
COMM 920: Graduate Seminar
Other approved courses outside the Department