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Communication


COMM 1 Communication Disorders: Speech and Language Development Units 3
Prerequisites: None. Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study of speech and language development across the normal human life span.

COMM 2 Introduction to Communication Disorders Units 3
Prerequisite: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to address speech and language disorders in the child and adult. Topics include stuttering and voice disorders, trends in legislation and education, and a review of available community resources. The course provides information to the student exploring a career related to speech and language therapy. (CSU)

COMM 3 Communication Disorders: Therapy Analysis and Field Practice Units 4
Prerequisites: COMM 2 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to speech therapy programs in public schools, clinics, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. The laboratory component includes student observation of a speech therapist at the off-campus facilities. (CSU)

COMM 5 Communications Disorders: Materials and Procedures Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of materials and procedures found in Speech Language Pathology Aide (SLPA) clincial programs in public schools, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. Topics include record keeping, report writing, behavior modification techniques, computer assisted programs, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), American Speech-Langauge Hearing Association (ASHA), Code of Ethics, and state and national guidelines for speech therapy. (CSU)

COMM 7 Communication Disorders: Service Delivery Issues Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of speech and language therapy delivery systems and state and national regulations, laws, and professional organizations for Speech Language Pathology Aides (SLPA) that control the delivery of speech and language therapy services in public schools, clinics, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. (CSU)

COMM 9 Communication Disorders: Assessment and Remediation Units 3
Prerequisites: COMM 2 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of communication disorders related to articulation, voice, and language. The course includes the assessment and remediation of communication disorders including, dysfluency, aphasia, dementia, and dysphagia. (CSU)




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