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Curriculum

The academic coursework sequence occurs across all five semesters of the program. A sixth semester is available for students who require additional time to complete clinical requirements.  Academic courses are intended to provide each student with the theoretical background knowledge and essential skills necessary to engage in supervised clinical practice as a speech-language pathologist.

Class of 2019

Fall 1

Credits

SLPM 6001

Foundations of Speech, Language, and Cognition

3

SLPM 6008

Speech Sound Disorders

3

SLPM 6010

Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Processes

2

SLPM 6032

Neuroscience

3

SLPM 6045

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics I

1

SLPM 6050

Diagnostic Lab

1

SLPM 6066

Speech Science

3

SLPM 6069

Research Methods in Communication Disorders

3

SLPM 6040

Internal Practicum I

1

Spring 1                                                                                          

 

SLPM 6004

Advanced Anatomy of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

4

SLPM 6009

Language Disorders of Children

3

SLPM 6013

Neuromotor Speech Disorders

3

SLPM 6014

Dysphagia

3

SLPM 6062

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients I

1

SLPM 6041

Internal Practicum II

1

Summer                                                                                                                                

 

SLPM 6011

Voice Disorders

2

SLPM 6022

Audiology

3

SLPM 6035

School-based Speech-Language-Hearing Services

3

SLPM 6046

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics II

1

SLPM 6068

Pediatric Dysphagia

3

SLPM 6042

External Practicum I or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

Fall 2                                                                                                                                     

 

SLPM 6019

Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders

3

SLPM 6020

Adult Neurogenic Cognitive Disorders

3

SLPM 6031

Seminar in Counseling

2

SLPM 6047

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics  III

1

SLPM 6063

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients II

1

SLPM 6043

External Practicum II or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

Spring 2                                                                                                                             

 

SLPM 6012

Fluency Disorders

2

SLPM 6023

Aural Habilitation/Rehabilitation

3

SLPM 6029

Seminar in Early Intervention

2

SLPM 6053

AAC

3

SLPM 6064

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients III

1

SLPM 6044

External Practicum III or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

TOTAL without electives 70 credits

 

Electives

SLPM 7090

Overseas elective

1

SLPM 7091

Research Experience

1

SLPM 7094

Thesis Research

0

SLPM 7095

Master’s Thesis

3

 

Class of 2018

Fall 1

Credits

 Faculty

SLPM 6001

Foundations of Speech, Language, and Cognition

3

Morris

SLPM 6008

Speech Sound Disorders

3

Velella

SLPM 6010

Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Processes

2

Franklin/Riquelme

SLPM 6022

Audiology

3

D’Auria

SLPM 6045

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics I

1

Franklin/Leader/Riquelme

SLPM 6050

Diagnostic Lab

1

Franklin/Leader

SLPM 6069

Research Methods in Communication Disorders

3

McHenry

SLPM 6040

Internal Practicum I

1

Kaiser

Spring 1

 

 

SLPM 6004

Advanced Anatomy of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

4

Peters

SLPM 6009

Language Disorders of Children

3

Leader

SLPM 6014

Dysphagia

3

Riquelme

SLPM 6032

Neuroscience

3

McHenry

SLPM 6062

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients I

1

Riquelme

SLPM 6066

Speech Science

3

McHenry

SLPM 6041

Internal Practicum II

1

Kaiser

Summer

 

 

SLPM 6011

Voice Disorders

2

Leader

SLPM 6013

Neuromotor Speech Disorders

3

McHenry

SLPM 6035

School-based Speech-Language-Hearing Services

3

Kaiser

SLPM 6046

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics II

1

Franklin/Leader/Riquelme

SLPM 6068

Pediatric Dysphagia

2

Velella

SLPM 6042

External Practicum I or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

Kaiser

Fall 2                              

 

 

SLPM 6019

Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders

3

Leader

SLPM 6020

Adult Neurogenic Cognitive Disorders

3

Hunsaker

SLPM 6031

Seminar in Counseling

2

Alter

SLPM 6047

Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics  III

1

Franklin/Leader/Riquelme

SLPM 6063

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients II

Riquelme

SLPM 6043

External Practicum II or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

Kaiser

Spring 2                                              

 

 

SLPM 6012

Fluency Disorders

2

McHenry

SLPM 6023

Aural Habilitation/Rehabilitation

3

Schmelzer

SLPM 6029

Seminar in Early Intervention

2

Pipala/Yoegel

SLPM 6053

AAC

3

Franklin

SLPM 6064

Seminar in Management of Medical Patients III

Riquelme

SLPM 6044

External Practicum III or 6067 External Practicum: School Setting

1

Kaiser

 TOTAL without electives 70 credits

Electives

 

SLPM 7090

Overseas elective

0

Riquelme

SLPM 7091

Research Experience

1

Faculty

SLPM 7094

Thesis Research

0

Faculty

SLPM 7095

Masters Thesis

3

Faculty

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