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Speech and Hearing Science (SHS)

SHS 2230 Intro to Communication Disorders (A, SP)     

3 credits
This course provides a survey of the topics, methodologies, and applications of speech and hearing science in normal and disordered hearing, speech and language. This includes an introduction to the components of normal communication, including anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanisms and physical components of sound and language. Major emphasis is on specific communication disorders, including fluency disorders, stuttering, swallowing disorders, aphasia, reading disorders and different types of hearing loss. Course material will also address the Speech Pathology and Audiology professions and communication therapies.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100         Lab fee: $2.00