Communication Disorders (CD)

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CD 101 Intro Communic Disorders3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the field of Communication Disorders for majors. Discussion of various communication disorders, as well as the roles and respondibilities of the speech- language pathologist.

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CD 228 Language and Speech Dev3 Credit hours   

Theories of language acquisition; sequential patterns in the acquisition of prelinguistic communication, speech and language in relationship to general child development.

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CD 229 Anatomy Speech Mechanism3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism and the neurological system. PR: CD 241 and CD 228

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CD 239 Phonetics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to articulatory phonetics; study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and practice in broad transcription of normal and disordered speech; discussion of social dialects. PR: CD 241, CD 228

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CD 241 Intro Communication Science3 Credit hours   

A survey of the physical and psychophysical bases of commun- ication with discussion of elementary communication models. (PR: CD 101 and Permission)

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CD 322 Dev Speech Disorders3 Credit hours   

Introduction to developmental speech disorders; etiologies and symptoms; principles of assessment and treatment.

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CD 328 Developmental Lang Dis3 Credit hours   

Introduction to theoretical bases of developmental language disorders; etiologies and symptoms; principles of assessment and treatment PR: CD 229 and CD 239

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CD 330 Acq Comm Swallowing Dis3 Credit hours   

Introduction to acquired disorders; etiologies and symptoms; principles of assessment and treatment. Emphasis on communication and swallowing disorders resulting from CVA, traumatic brain injury, the dementias and other neurological disorders.

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CD 370L Field Exper: Sph & Lang3 Credit hours   

Experience with preschool age children; planning and implementing speech and language stimulation activities.

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CD 401 Inquiry in CD1-3 Credit hours   

Course designed to expose undergraduate students to research in the field of CD through participation in a Community of Research Practice and individual study under the guidance of a mentor. May be repeated for credit, not to exceed a total of 12 credit hours. (PR: admission to undergraduate program and permission of advisor)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 415 Bison image  Prof Literacies for SLPs3 Credit hours   

Investigation into contemporary understandings of literacy using current communication and information technologies and resources. PR: Admission to undergraduate program; permission of instructor.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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CD 420 Bison image  Voice and Fluency Disorders3 Credit hours   

Introduction to voice and fluency disorders; etiologies and symptoms; principles of assessment and treatment. (PR: CD 429 and CD 439)

Attributes: Writing Intensive
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CD 424 Diagnosis Comm Disorders3 Credit hours   

Examination of assessment procedures for differential diagnosis of various communication disorders; a study of symptom complexes; interpretation of diagnostic data. (PR: CD 422, CD 422L CD 425m CD 420, CD 468, CD 460, and CD 430; CR: CD 424L)

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CD 424L DX Processes Laboratory1 Credit hour   

Observation and practice in evaluating individuals with communication disorders. [PR CD 426, CD 422L, CD 426L, per- mission of instructor, CR: CD 424]

Pre-req: CD 422L and CD 426L (may be taken concurrently) and CD 424 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: CD 426L and CD 424
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CD 427 Therapeutic Procedures II3 Credit hours   

Examination of therapeutic procedures relative to speech and language disorders. Investigation into the clinician's role in case management as well as behavior management techniques. (PR: CE 426, CD 422L, CD 425, CR: CD 427L)

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CD 427L TX Procedures II Lab1 Credit hour   

Observation and in-depth analysis of the clinical process. (PR: CD 426L, CR: CD 427)

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CD 460 Basic Audiology3 Credit hours   

Introduction to hearing disorders; examination of the auditory system, psychophysical processes and preferred practice procedures for assessment. Includes laboratory. (PR: CD 429, CD 439)

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CD 461 Sign Language for SLP3 Credit hours   

Introduction to basic signs and finger spelling. Overview of different sign systems.

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CD 463 Aural Rehabilitation3 Credit hours   

Examination of various intervention strategies appropriate for individuals with hearing impairments, techniques for assessing degree of handicap. (PR: CD 460)

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CD 470L Therapeutic Prodecures Lab2 Credit hours   

Guided and independent observation and analysis of the clinical process.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 472 Clin Prac School Children6 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical practice with school-aged children; ful- fills student teaching requirements for West Virginia Certi- fication as a Speech Language Pathologist.

Pre-req: CD 468.

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CD 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CD 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CD 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CD 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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CD 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CD 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CD 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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