Courses that are currently offered are in normal font (note semester offered).
Courses in inventory but not currently offered or required for the degree are in italics.
Courses that are required leveling for non-CD undergraduates (for MCD admission eligibility) are indicated with an asterisk (*).
CD 1003. Making Connections Communication Disorders
Open to incoming Freshmen only. This course will provide both an introduction to the nature of university education and a general orientation to the functions and resources of the university as a whole. This section of First Year Seminar is a special health professions section and will include a focus on understanding and appreciating communication disorders. Majors. Fall.
CD 1103. Voice and Articulation Improvement
Designed to aid students experiencing difficulty with oral communication because of one or more of the following reasons: missing final consonants, misarticulation, mispronunciations, improper grammar, monotone speech, harsh, nasal, or breathy voice, not using pitch inflections to carry meaning, and speaking too fast. Demand.
*CD 2104. Anatomy and Physiology of Communication
An introductory study ofthe nervous system and a detailed study of normal anatomy and physiology related to speech, swallowing, and language. The course includes lecture and lab components. Prerequisites, None. Recommend BIO 2003 and 1 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab prior to CD 2104 Anatomy and Physiology of Communication. Fall, Spring.
*CD 2203. Phonetics
Emphasis given to analysis of the formation and production of spoken English. Training in the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Fall, Spring.
*CD 2653. Introduction to Communication Disorders
A survey of the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. Includes introduction to language disorders, misarticulations, stuttering, and hearing disorders. Ten hours of clinical observation required. Fall, Spring.
*CD 3003. Speech and Hearing Science
This course is a study of topics underlying the human communication process and its physiological measurement including production, transmission, reception and perception. Fall.
CD 3043. Speech Science
A study underlying the human communication process including speech anatomy, production, transmission, and perception. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Prerequisite, CD 2103. Demand.
CD 3113. Aging in Communication
This course examines the aging process and its impact on communication. Normal and disordered aspects of speech and hearing resulting from aging will be addressed. Emphasis will be on assessment, intervention,and prevention of age related communication disorders. Summer. (Web)
*CD 3303. Normal Language Development
Normal development of the oral communication process emphasizing phonological and syntactical development of children. Spring.
CD 3402. Introduction to Manual Communication
An introductory course in American Sign Language and signing Exact English. Emphasis on acquisition of vocabulary and development of receptive language skills. Fall, Spring.
*CD 3503. Audiology
A consideration of the causes of hearing loss, with practical experiences in diagnostic audiometric procedures. Identification of hearing problems, methods of speech and language training, and methods of teaching speech reading discussed and demonstrated. Fall.
CD 3653. Clinical Interactions in Communication Disorders
Provides students with an understanding of the counseling process related to the delivery of services in communication disorders. Summer. (Web)
*CD 3703. Clinical Management Techniques in Communication Disorders
This course provides students with knowledge regarding principles and procedures used in the management of individuals with communication disorders including the identification of target behaviors, target measurement, and reinforcement practices to effect change in behavior. Registration restricted to Communication Disorders majors. Spring.
*CD 3803. Service Delivery in Communication Disorders
An introduction to speech-language programs, their organization and administration. Fifteen hours of clinical observation required. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Fall.
*CD 4103/5103. Fluency Disorders
A study of speech as a time related adaptive behavior.Discussion of various types of fluency disorders, their identification, assessment and intervention. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Spring.
CD 4203. Organic Speech Disorders
This course examines the characteristics of a number of organic disabilities that impact human communication. Included in this course are the primary etiologies of the disability, the salient symptoms of the disability, the real or potential impact of the disability on the development, use, and maintenance of communication,and the impact of the resulting communication disorders on the client's life and family. Spring. (Web-Assisted)
*CD 4254. Neurological Bases and Disorders of Human Communication
A survey of the normal structure and function of the nervous system in human communication and resulting disorders that occur due to neurological dysfunction. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Spring.
CD 4303. Language Intervention for Individuals with Mild Disabilities
Assessment procedures for evaluating language disorders and language intervention procedures for individuals with mild disabilities. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Prerequisite, CD 3303 or permission of instructor. Fall.
CD 4403. Aural Rehabilitation
Method of instruction in auditory training, speech reading, and hearing aid orientation. Prerequisite, CD 3503 or permission of instructor. Spring.
CD 4451. Introduction to Clinical Practice
Management of articulatory and language impaired client to include assessment, IEP and lesson plan development, and intervention. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Prerequisites,CD 3703, CD 3803, and CD 4303. Demand.
CD 4502. Advanced Manual Communication
An advanced course designed to continue development of basic language skills in American Sign Language and Signing Exact English. Prerequisite CD 3402 or Permission of instructor. Spring.
CD 4553. Craniofacial Anomalies and Communication Disorders
A study of the speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders associated with cleft palate and other craniofacial syndromes. Prerequisites, Admission to the UG Program in Communication Disorders. Fall.
*CD 4703/5703. Articulation and Phonological Disorders
Principles and procedures for assessment, treatment, and facilitative techniques in disorders of articulation and phonology affecting various ages and cultures. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Prerequisite, CD 2203. Fall.
CD 4751. Clinical Practice I
Direct clinical practice stresses assessment, report writing, development of treatment plans, session plans, and progress reports. All students must complete this clinical practice course at the ASU Speech and Hearing Center. Each semester hour accounts for a minimum of fifty clock hours of clinical practice. Admission to the Communication Disorders program required. Prerequisites, CD 3803, CD 4303 and CD 4703. Spring.
CD 4755. Practicum in Communication Disorders
Clinical experience with clients with speech, language, and acoustical disabilities. Must meet requirements for student teaching. Demand.
CD 480V. Special Topics Workshop
A specially designed series of learning experiences to enhance the professional capabilities of speech-language pathologists. Opportunity for participants to engage in meaningful learning activities and interact with recognized professionals in the field. Course may be repeated for credit. Demand.
*CD 4873. Research Problems in Communication Disorders
Individual research problems in communication sciences and disorders arranged in consultation with the instructor. Restricted senior level students in the Department of Communication Disorders. Prerequisites, PSY 3103 and 3101, or SOC 3383 and 3381, or SCOM 3363, or STAT 3233. Demand.
CD 489V. Independent Study in Communication Disorders
Student may engage in studying specific problems in Communicative Disorders. May not be repeated. Prerequisites, Senior standing and approval from professor and department chair. Demand.