Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Augustana College - Rock Island, IL

  • BS

ALLISON M. HASKILL, Associate Professor B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of NevadaÐReno KATHY J. JAKIELSKI, Professor, Chair B.S., Towson; M.A., Ph.D., Texas ANN PERREAU, Assistant Professor B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa MAJOR IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS. 33 credits including 265, 280, 304, 305, 367, 368, 370, 375, 380, 404; one of 470, 480, 490; two of 202, 376, 440 (can be taken two times if different topics); optional: 110. Required supporting courses (21 credits): ENGL 307, PSYC 100, 216, 240, 420, any course with a BIOL prefix, any course carrying ASTR, CHEM, GEOL or PHYS prefix.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    32235

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    1000

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    26000

    per Year

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Curriculum

Courses (CSD)

CSD-100 Human Communication & Its Disorders (2 Credits)
Learn about multiple aspects of human communication and its disorders. Students will learn how to differentiate speech, language, and communication and identify subcomponents of each; apply methods for evaluating and observing human communication; appreciate multicultural diversity as it relates to communication; identify etiologies and interventions for a variety of communication disorders; gain an understanding of implications of communication disorders through clinical observations; explain communication changes that occur across the lifespan; consider ways to make daily life more accessible to individuals with communication disorders; and improve oral and written communication skills through active class participation, the completion of a group presentation, and a research term paper. For non-majors.

CSD-110 Sign Language (1 Credits)
Comprehension and expression of a basic vocabulary in sign language. English word order. Manual fingerspelling. Development of a basic understanding of deaf culture.

CSD-202 Comm: Components, Variations & Disorders (3 Credits)
Communication: Components, Variations and Disorders Human and animal communication systems, communication variations including multicultural issues, communicative disorders and the impact of communication breakdown in individuals and society.

CSD-265 Phonetics (3 Credits)
Speech sound production, perception, and use in a variety of the world's languages, with an emphasis on American English. Phonetic transcription of normal, disordered, and dialectal speech using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

CSD-280 Speech and Language Development (3 Credits)
Speech and Language Development Development of phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology, pragmatics and metalinguistics in children and adults. Speech and language universals and multicultural variations related to age, gender, race and ethnicity. Language-base for reading development.

CSD-280L Lab for 280 (0 Credits)

CSD-304 Internship - Beginning (1 Credits)
Speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

CSD-304L Lab: Internship - Beginning (0 Credits)
Speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

CSD-305 Internship - Intermediate (1 Credits)
Intermediate speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

CSD-305L Lab: Internship - Intermediate (0 Credits)
Intermediate speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

CSD-367 Language Disorders (3 Credits)
Identification and treatment of language disorders in children birth through adolescence. Multicultural variations.

CSD-368 Speech Sound Disorders (3 Credits)
Various speech disorders that can affect individuals through-out the lifespan. Review of competing theories of speech acquisition. Special populations and multicultural issues related to diagnosis and treatment of speech disorders and differences.

CSD-370 Audiology (3 Credits)
Rationale, structure and function of various auditory test batteries. Instruction in administering hearing tests and interpreting results.

CSD-375 Anatomy, Physiology, & Science of Speech (3 Credits)
Anatomy, Physiology, and Science of Speech Study the structure, function, and neurology of the mechanisms of respiration, phonation, articulation, and resonation. Examine the multidisciplinary nature of speech communication by applying principles from physics, biology, and psychology to speech. Students study topics such as physiology of speech and evolution of speech.

CSD-375L Lab for 375 (0 Credits)

CSD-376 Aural Rehabilitation (3 Credits)
Principles and methods of teaching language and speech to hearing impaired individuals. Emphasis on total communication.

CSD-380 Anatomy, Physiology & Science of Hearing (3 Credits)
Anatomy, Physiology, and Science of Hearing Study the structure, function, and neurology of the mechanisms of audition. Examine the multidisciplinary nature of audition by applying principles from physics, biology, and psychology to hearing.

CSD-404 Internship - Advanced (1 Credits)
Study of advanced speech-language pathology diagnostics and therapeutic intervention. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall grade-point average of 3.00.

CSD-404L Lab: Internship - Advanced (0 Credits)
Study of advanced speech-language pathology diagnostics and therapeutic intervention. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall GPA of 3.0

CSD-440 Special Topics in Communic Disorder (3 Credits)
Special Topics in Communicative Disorders Investigates advanced topics related to communication disorders. May be repeated for credit one time if the topic is different. Consult department for current topic. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing or consent of instructor.

CSD-470 Senior Inquiry - Research Essay (3 Credits)
Senior Inquiry--Research Essay Advanced study of the research process and scientific writing in communication sciences and disorders. Development of a research question and completion of an extensive literature search, culminating in a scientific essay on a topic of narrow focus and an in-class presentation of research. Reflective essay component. Limited enrollment.

CSD-480 Senior Inquiry - Applied Research (3 Credits)
Senior Inquiry Applied Research. Advanced study of the research process and scientific writing in communication sciences and disorders. Development of a data-based research question and investigation of its answer, culminating in a senior thesis and an in-class presentation of research. Reflective essay component. Limited enrollment.

CSD-490 Senior Inquiry - Thesis (3 Credits)
Senior Inquiry - Thesis Advanced study of the research process and scientific writing in communication sciences and disorders. Development of a data-based research question and investigation of its answer, culminating in a senior thesis and an in-class presentation of research. Reflective essay component. Limited enrollment.

CSD-INTR CSD Internship (0-9 Credits)
CSD-INTR-Exx/Vxx Experiential/Volunteer (0-9) Departmental internships must be approved by the department.

CSD-INTR1 Beginning Academic Internship (1 Credits)
Speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall grade-point average

CSD-INTR2 Intermed Acad Internship (1 Credits)
Intermediate speech-language pathology diagnostic and intervention procedures. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall grade-point average of 3.00.

CSD-INTR3 Adv. Academic Internship (1 Credits)
Study of advanced speech-language pathology diagnostics and therapeutic intervention. Ethical and multicultural issues. Clinical practice included. Prerequisite: minimum overall grade-point average of 3.00.