CDS 201 Communication Disorders in Society and Media
4 Credits — Prerequisite: WR 121
Survey of communication disorders and differences, comparing individual and socialcultural perspectives through popular media and real-case examples.
CDS 430 Speech Pathology-Audiology as Professions**
Introduces the broad dimensions of the speech-language pathology and audiology professions. Begins undergraduate process of acquiring observation hours required for graduate school. Sequence with CDS 431.
CDS 431 Beginning Clinical Methods**
3 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 430
Focuses on basic methods for assessment and intervention within an evidence-based framework. Includes 15 hours of guided observation. Sequence with CDS 430.
CDS 444 Clinical Phonetics and Phonology*
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 442, 450
Focuses on sounds and symbols of American English, foreign accents, and dialects using broad transcription methods. Presents speech production, distinctive features, and basics of phonology.
CDS 450 Introduction to Language Development*
4 Credits — Prerequisite: LING 150 and WR 122 or 123
Primary focus on the development of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and literacy.
CDS 451 Later Language Development
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 450
Designed to promote an in-depth study of language development in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 6–20 years).
CDS 455 Child and Adolescent Development
Covers theories, norms, and concepts related to child and adolescent development. Geared toward allied health professionals and educators working in a variety of settings.
CDS 458 Audiology Disorders and Treatment*
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 457/557
Pure tone, speech and impedance audiometry. Special tests, difficult- to-test populations, and central auditory processing. Audiogram interpretation and report writing.
CDS 460 Developmental Disorders in Communication**
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 450
Explores growth and developmental disorders that cause or contribute to child and adult speech, language, and fluency impairments.
CDS 544 Clinical Phonetics and Phonology
Focuses on sounds and symbols of American English, foreign accents, and dialects using broad and narrow transcription methods. Presents speech production, distinctive features, and basics of phonology.
CDS 558 Audiology Disorders and Treatment
Pure tone, speech and impedance audiometry. Special tests, difficult-to-test populations, and central auditory processing. Audiogram interpretation and report writing.
CDS 611 Clinical Methods
Provides methodology behind the sound clinical practices and fundamentals of the UO Speech-Language-Hearing Center operations. Prepares students to begin working with clients.
CDS 626 Professional Practices in the Schools
1 Credit — Prerequisite: CDS 625
Helps students critically assess and integrate their fieldwork and course work in the broader context of the school experience.
CDS 649 Assessment and Treatment of Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Nature and characteristics of feeding and swallowing; methods of evaluation and management of feeding and swallowing in adults and children.
CDS 651 School-Age Language Disorders
Presents normal language development and language disorders in school-age children and adolescents. Emphasizes contributions from linguistics, psychology, education, and learning theory.
CDS 654 Management of Adult Language Disorders
Provides a foundation in diagnosis and treatment of adult neurogenic language disorders, concentrating on aphasia and the cognitive-linguistic changes associated with dementia.
CDS 663 Management of Acquired Cognitive Disorders
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 662
Examines current theory and practice in cognitive rehabilitation. Reviews models and tools for treating attention, memory, and dysexecutive syndromes.
CDS 665 Language Disorders in Children
Child language disorders and related topics, including principles of assessment and intervention, cultural awareness and sensitivity, clinical application, and working with families.