Phonetic Theory and Transcription
Introduction to human speech production, classification and transcription. The course also provides intensive training in the use of the International Phonetics Alphabet for transcribing American English.
ASL 1110 and its sequel, ASL 1120, emphasize the basic vocabulary and syntax of ASL. Course also inroduces students to the culture of the deaf.
ASL 1110 and ASL 1120 emphasize the basic vocabulary and syntax of ASL. Course also inroduces students to the culture of the deaf.
Advanced study of American Sign Language.
The pathological and cultural aspects of deaf people in language acquisition, education and compliance with accommodation issues.
Forensic Applications of Speech Science
Introduction to the applications of speech science (speech articulation, acoustics) to criminal investigations and national security issues. (S)
An interdisciplinary course that explores dynamic interactions in human communication, including normal and abnormal aspects of communication processes. The course also emphasizes pre-/post-natal communication, development of speech, parent/child communication, vocal/nonvocal communication, noise pollution and prosthetic devices. (S)
Language Breakdown in the Brain
Introduction to brain structures as they relate to language development and use. The course also emphasizes the effects of damage or developmental anomalies in different brain areas. (B)
Introduction to scientific methodologies, physics of sound, acoustics and elementary instrumentation related to human speech communication.
Concepts and principles relevant to the normal hearing processes: acoustics, gross anatomy, psychophysical methods and basic subjective correlates of the auditory system.
Introduction to elementary anatomy, physiology and neurophysiology of the speaking mechanism.
Study of language-based disorders of communication: language impairment in children, traumatic brain injury, aphasia and dementia.
Clinical Observations in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Credits: 2; Prereq: senior year.
Supervised clinical observations of diagnostics and remediation at the UF Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Understanding the structures and functions of the human nervous system and the neurological processes involved in communication and communication disorders.
Introduction to Speech Disorders
Credits: 3; Prereq: LIN 2210 and SPA 3101.
Study of speech-based disorders of communication: phonology, motor speech, resonation, voice and stuttering.
Audiometry and Hearing Disorders
Credits: 3; Prereq: SPA 3032.
Basic techniques in pure-tone and speech audiometry, measurements of middle-ear function and test interpretation. Supervised clinical/laboratory experience in hearing testing.
Credits: 3; Prereq: SPA 4302 or permission of instructor.
Overview of aural rehabilitation and methods in auditory training and speech reading with hearing-impaired individuals.
Introduction to Language Disorders
Credits: 3; Prereq: SPA 4004 and SPA 4104.
Study of language-based disorders of communication: specific language impairment in children, traumatic brain injury, aphasia and dementia.
Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
A project, reading or research course.
Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Credits: 3; Prereq: 3.5 overall GPA; 3.75 in the major and completion (including current enrollment) of 21 credits in the major.
The design, implementation and reporting of an original research project.