Curriculum Pattern Effective Summer 2022

Summer, Year 1

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD608 Clinical Methods [online] 2
CD620 Developmental Articulation and Phonology Disorders [blended] 3
CD634 Language and Cognitive Disorders In Infants and Preschool Child [blended] 2
Total Credit Hours 7

Fall, Year 1

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD616 Literacy Essentials for Speech-Language Pathologists 3
CD629 Neuroscience for Communication Disorders 2
CD635 Language, Cognitive, and Social Communication Disorders in the School-Age Child 3
CD603 Clinical Practicum 3
Total Credit Hours 11

Spring, Year 1

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD630 Acquired Language Disorders and their Functional Implications 2
CD652 Swallowing Disorders 3
CD603 Clinical Practicum 3
CD642 Fluency Disorders  [blended] 2
CD625 Research Methods in Communication Disorders [blended] 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Summer, Year 2

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD656 Craniofacial Anomalies and Resonance Disorders  2
CD651 Neurogenic Speech Disorders 2
CD628 Cognitive Communication Disorders and their Functional Implications^ 1
CD603 Clinical Practicum 3
Total Credit Hours 8

^pending Graduate Council approval

Fall, Year 2

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD659 Speech and Language Services for Special Populations  2
CD643 Augmentative, Alternative, and Asstistive Communication Modalities 2
CD653 Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing [blended] 1
CD669 Externship*** 3
CD683/695 Research in CD (Independent Study)/Thesis in CD 1
Total Credit Hours 9

Spring, Year 2

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD641 Voice Disorders 2
CD683/695 Research in CD (Independent Study)/Thesis in CD 2
CD669 Externship 3
CD685 Professional Issues in Communication Disorders 2
CD670 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) 2
Total Credit Hours 11

Summer, Year 3

(If applicable)

Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
CD669 Externship*** 3
CD683/695 Research in CD (Independent Study)/Thesis in CD* 1
Total Credit Hours 4

Total Credit Hours: 59

*If not taken at undergraduate level

***Externship can be taken Fall/Spring or Spring/Summer of second year, 2 semesters required

**GR698/699: Comprehensive Examination (0 Credits) must be taken semester of graduation. The written comprehensive is an examination over the degree program. Students must enroll in GR698 during the final semester. If not enrolled in regular coursework a minimum enrollment fee must be paid.

NOTE: For full course descriptions, refer to the current Southeast Missouri State University Graduate Bulletin.

If not taken at the undergraduate level:

  • CD525 (3 hrs) Aural Rehabilitation (summer year 1, 2, or 3)
  • CD512 (3 hrs) Speech and Hearing Science (Fall Year 2)