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CSD 501. Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology. 1 to 3 credits. Prerequisite: Consentof instructor. May be repeated as topics change.
CSD 501.01 A study of the application of current and emerging data in the area of
clinical assessment and management of speech disorders in children and adults with
CSD 501.02 A study of the application of current and emerging data in the area of
clinical assessment and management of language disorders in children and adults with
CSD 501.03 A study of the application of current and emerging data in the area of
clinical assessment and management of disorders of hearing in children and adults with
CSD 525. Introduction to Research in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
3 credits. Research methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Steps in
research before data analysis is undertaken. Culminates in a research proposal.
CSD 530. Audiology for SLPs. 1 credit. Prerequisites: CSD 431 or consent of instructor.
CSD 532. Neurogenic Communication Disorders I. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CSD
422 and 231. Study of the representation or organization of language in the human brain
as determined by multidisciplinary techniques such as neuroimaging, electrical stimulation
mapping, etc. Includes aphasia and communication disturbance in adults following
traumatic injury to the brain, and also clinical management.
CSD 533. Investigations in Child Language. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CSD 343. Student
formulation of questions and concerns about normal and disordered child language
which are studied through a search of pertinent literature and through observation and
analysis of children’s linguistic production.
CSD 534. Advanced Management of Articulation and Phonological Disorders. 2
credits. Prerequisite: CSD 333, or equivalent. Advanced knowledge of articulation
and phonological disorders; skills needed to assess and treat individuals with these
disorders. Emphasis on childhood apraxia, velopharyngel disorders, cognitive disorders,
hearing loss, tongue thrust, dialectal differences, dysarthrias in children, and phonemic
disorders concurrent with language disorders.
CSD 536. Stuttering Intervention. 2 credits. A study of the theoretical bases for and the
clinical management of stuttering in children and adults.
CSD 538. Management of Phonatory Disorders. 3 credits. A study of the diagnosis
and management of functional and organic voice disorders in children and adults.
CSD 542. Neurogenic Communication Disorders II. 3 credits. Prerequisite: CSD
422. Assessment and intervention strategies for children with traumatic brain injury,
cerebral palsy, fetal alcohol syndrome and developmental apraxia. Includes evaluation
for and application of augmentative and alternative communication devices.
CSD 550. Motor Speech Disorders. 2 credits. Prerequisite: CSD 532, 542, or equivalents. The study of control and damage of speech production related to neurological diseases and lesions. Includes assessment and intervention strategies for adults with motor speech disorders such as dysarthria and apraxia of speech.
CSD 551. Dysphagia. 2 credits. Prerequisite: CSD 532, 542, or equivalents. The study of normal and abnormal swallowing in children and adults including assessment and intervention strategies.
CSD 572. Neurogenic Communication Disorders IV. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CSD
422 and CSD 532. A study of cognitive and communication deficits that accompany
right hemisphere damage, as well as traumatic brain injury, their diagnosis and management.
CSD 580. Interprofessional Health Care. 1 credit. The purpose of the course is to
learn to work effectively in an interdisciplinary health care team, using a shared patientcentered
approach. Students work with other team members from physical therapy, nursing,
occupational therapy, medicine, social work, clinical lab science, and dietetics.
Case studies using problem-based learning techniques are the primary teaching strategy.
CSD 583. Evaluation and Service Delivery. 3 credits. The study of: 1) the underlying
principles and philosophies of evaluation in speech-language pathology, including
interviewing, administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and protocols, and client
counseling; and 2) the concepts and principles of service delivery including creative
problem solving, decision making, collaboration, and management of services.
CSD 584. Advanced Clinical Practicum. 1 to 16 credits. Prerequisites: CSD 485 and
consent of instructor, provision of clinical services to individuals with communication
disorders under the supervision of an ASHA certified supervisor. Placement will be the
UND Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic or a departmentally-approved external site.
CSD 585. Practicum in the School Setting. 10 credits. Prerequisites: Graduate standing
and consent of the department. Supervised practicum in a University-approved cooperating
CSD 586. Advanced Clinical Practicum: Audiology. 1 to 16 credits. The administration
and interpretation of tests and procedures for evaluation of human auditory functioning;
practice involving interviews, case histories and client counseling.
CSD 592. Research Design in Speech and Hearing Sciences. 3 credits. Prerequisites:
Psych 541, Psych 543. The use of speech science instrumentation and data collection
and analysis in human speech, language and hearing.
CSD 595. Research Problems in Speech-Language Pathology-Audiology. 1 to 3 credits.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. A. Speech-Language Pathology, B. Audiology.
CSD 597. Special Problems in Communication Disorders. 1 to 3 credits. Prerequisite:
Consent of the instructor. An examination of special topics in communication disorders.
CSD 997. Independent Study. 2 credits.
CSD 998. Thesis. 4 credits.
CSD 999. Dissertation. 10 credits.