Communication Disorders and Sciences Courses

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 401 Research: [Topic]
112 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 405 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
13 Credits
Repeatable

CDS 407 Seminar: [Topic]
13 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 409 Practicum: [Topic]
17 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 410 Experimental Course: [Topic]
16 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 430 Speech Pathology-Audiology as Professions
2 Credits
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 442 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Mechanism
4 Credits
Study of anatomy, physiology, and neurology of speech and language processes.

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 and narrow 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
4 Credits
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 457 Fundamentals of Audiology
4 Credits
Anatomy and physiology of hearing and vestibular systems; causes, types, and symptomatologies of hearing impairment.

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 462 Acquired Disorders of Communication
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 470
Explores neurologic disorders that cause or contribute to child and adult speech, language, and voice impairments.

CDS 470 Neuroscience of Speech and Language
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 442
Foundation in normal neuroanatomy and neurophysiology and the clinical signs observed with nervous-system damage.

CDS 503 Thesis
115 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 507 Seminar: [Topic]
13 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 510 Experimental Course: [Topic]
16 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 542 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Mechanism
4 Credits
Study of anatomy, physiology, and neurology of speech and language processes.

CDS 544 Clinical Phonetics and Phonology
4 Credits
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 550 Introduction to Language Development
4 Credits
Primary focus on the development of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and literacy.

CDS 551 Later Language Development
4 Credits
Designed to promote an in-depth study of language development in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 6–20 years).

CDS 557 Fundamentals of Audiology
4 Credits
Anatomy and physiology of hearing and vestibular systems; causes, types, and symptomatologies of hearing impairment.

CDS 558 Audiology Disorders and Treatment.
4 Credits
Pure tone, speech and impedance audiometry. Special tests, difficult-to-test populations, and central auditory processing. Audiogram interpretation and report writing.

CDS 560 Developmental Disorders in Communication
4 Credits
Explores growth and developmental disorders that cause or contribute to child and adult speech, language, and fluency impairments.

CDS 562 Acquired Disorders of Communication
4 Credits
Explores neurologic disorders that cause or contribute to child and adult speech, language, and voice impairments.

CDS 570 Neuroscience of Speech and Language
4 Credits — Prerequisite: CDS 542
Foundation in normal neuroanatomy and neurophysiology and the clinical signs observed with nervous-system damage.

CDS 601 Research: [Topic]
19 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 602 Supervised College Teaching
19 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 603 Dissertation
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 605 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
13 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 606 Special Problems: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 607 Seminar: [Topic]
13 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include Multicultural Issues in Communication Disorders and Sciences, Dysphagia, Professional Ethics.

CDS 608 Workshop: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 609 Practicum: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 610 Experimental Course: [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 611 Clinical Methods
1 Credit
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 625 Final Full-Time Practicum
1-15 Credits
Diagnostic and treatment experience in the public school setting. Repeatable once for maximum of 30 credits.

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
4 Credits
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
4 Credits
Presents normal language development and language disorders in school-age children and adolescents. Emphasizes contributions from linguistics, psychology, education, and learning theory.

CDS 652 Speech Sound Disorders
4 Credits
Causes and consequences of phonological disorders; principles and procedures for assessment and intervention.

CDS 654 Management of Adult Language Disorders
4 Credits
Provides a foundation in diagnosis and treatment of adult neurogenic language disorders, concentrating on aphasia and the cognitive-linguistic changes associated with dementia.

CDS 655 Stuttering
2 Credits
Focuses on contemporary issues in stuttering. Discusses and critically evaluates current theories and research findings.

CDS 656 Voice Science and Disorders
3 Credits
Anatomy and physiology of vocal mechanism; diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for various voice disorders.

CDS 657 Augmentative Procedures for Communication Disorders
2 Credits
Recent advancements in design, development, and use of systems supplemental to vocal speech and language.

CDS 660 Motor Speech Disorders
3 Credits
Advanced study of speech disorders associated with lesions of central and peripheral nervous systems.

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
4 Credits
Child language disorders and related topics, including principles of assessment and intervention, cultural awareness and sensitivity, clinical application, and working with families.

CDS 706 Special Problems: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 707 Seminar: [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 708 Workshop: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 709 Practicum: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

CDS 710 Experimental Course [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable.