Program Requirements

Academic and Clinical Practicum Requirements

Undergraduate courses from related areas required for credential

Psychology 361 Developmental Psychology (3) Special Ed 371 Exceptional individual (3)

M.A. Degree in Communicative Disorders

Academic courses in the major. The following courses are required for ASHA certification and the SLPSC credential. They may also be used for the partial fulfillment of requirements for the M.A. Degree.

COMD 404 Communicative Disorders of the Bilingual/Multicultural Child (3)
COMD 500 Research in Speech Communication (3)
COMD 501 Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology (1)
COMD 542 Neurologic Bases of Speech and Languages (3)
COMD 543 Seminar in Dysphagia (3)
COMD 571 Seminar in Fluency Disorders (3)
COMD 573 Seminar in Voice Disorders (3)
COMD 574 Seminar in Phonological Disorders (3)
COMD 576 Seminar in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (3)
COMD 577 Seminar in Child Language Disorders (3)

Clinical Practicum Requirements

COMD 548 Clinical Practicum: Speech and Language Disorders in Children (3)
COMD 568 Audiology Practicum (1)
COMD 585 Aural Rehabilitation Practicum (1)
COMD 589A Public School Practicum in Communicative Disorders (4) (required only for credential)
COMD 558A Clinical Practicum: Speech and Language Disorders in Adults (3)
COMD 558C Clinical Practicum: Communicative Disorders and Differences in Individuals from Diverse Backgrounds (3)
COMD 559A Advanced Clinical Practicum: Communicative Disorders (3)

The following courses are required for the SLPSC credential.

COMD 590 Seminar in Speech and Hearing Services in the Schools (2)
COMD 564 Seminar in Autism Spectrum Disorders