Communication Disorders, M.S. - Speech Language Pathology

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/communication-disorders/programs 

Program Requirements 63-66 Credits


Required Core Courses (27 Credits)

CMD 503 – Research Methods in Communication Disorders – 3 credits
CMD 527 – Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders – 3 credits
CMD 531 – Disorders in Phonology – 3 credits
CMD 537 – Cognitively Based Communication Disorders in Adults – 3 credits
CMD 545 – Disorders in Fluency – 3 credits
CMD 550 – Language Acquisition Disorders: Birth to Five – 3 credits
CMD 551 – Language Disorders: School-Age – 3 credits
CMD 583 – Voice & Velopharyngeal Disorders – 3 credits
CMD 627 – Dysphagia – 3 credits

Speech Language-Pathology Electives  (6 Credits)
CMD 586 – Advanced Instrumentation Techniques for Medical Speech Pathology – 1 credit
CMD 602 – Augmentative & Alternative communication – 3 credits
CMD 608 – Topics in Medical Speech-Language Pathology – 3 credits
CMD 610 – Developmental Disabilities – 3 credits
CMD 656 – Literacy for the SLP – 3 credits
CMD 652 – Autism Spectrum Disorders – 3 credits
CMD 665 – Counseling & Guidance Procedure in Speech & Hearing – 3 credits

Audiology Electives (3 Credits)
CMD 559 – Educational Audiology – 3 credits
CMD 575 – Central Audiology Processing Disorders in Children – 3 credits

Program Practicum Courses (24 Credits)
A total of 375 hours of supervised clinical experience and 25 hours of observation are required for graduation with a minimum of 325 hours obtained at the graduate level.

CMD 560 – Speech & Language Practicum-A – 3 credits
CMD 561 – Speech & Language Practicum-B – 3 credits
CMD 562 – School Practicum – 6 credits
CMD 564 – Speech & Language Practicum-C – 3 credits
CMD 568 – Audiology Practicum – 3 credits
CMD 569 – Advanced Clinical Practicum – 6 credits

Capstone: Select one Track (3-6 Credits)

Thesis Track:
CMD 590 – Thesis Seminar I – 3 credits
CMD 591 – Thesis Seminar II – 3 credits

Special Project Track:
CMD 605 – Special Project – 3 credits