Center for Speech and Hearing
402 N. Pacific
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
CD 110 - Language and Culture of the Deaf The study of the deaf culture and community, including an introduction to sign language.
(General Education course) (3)
CD 211 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism The study of the structures and functions of speech and hearing systems. Analysis
of how normal speech structures function to produce speech. Includes introduction
to methods used for speech behaviors. Prerequisites: BS103; completion of 30 hours.
CD 225 - Phonetics The study of clinical and linguistic phonetics. Anatomical, physiological, and acoustical
parameters of speech production; articulation of vowels, diphthongs, and consonants
and their classifications; dialectical variations of speech productions; clinical
transcription training using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Prerequisites: completion
of 30 hours. (3)
CD 230 - Introduction to Communication Disorders A survey of disorders of communication. Emphasis on the nature and causes of the disorders
and introduction to the general principles of assessment and treatment. Includes a
1-hour laboratory for completion of observation hours. Prerequisites: completion of
30 hours. (4)
CD 340 - Normal Speech and Language Development The study of speech sound development and the acquisition and development of child
language based on content, form and use. Prerequisite: completion of 30 hours; CD230
or concurrent enrollment in CD230. (3)
CD 371 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Hearing Mechanism Basic course in hearing science including the physics of sound, anatomy, and physiology
of the hearing mechanism, theoretical aspects of the hearing mechanism. Prerequisite:
CD 402 - Clinical Practicum in Communication Disorders Combined lecture and supervised clinical experience in managing children and adults
with communication disorders. A minimum of 30 clock hours must be obtained for the
course. Prerequisites: CD406. (3)
CD 406 - Service Delivery in Communication Disorders Study of the materials and techniques used in managing children and adults with communication
disorders; service delivery, report writing, basic clinical intervention techniques.
Prerequisite: CD 230, CD211, CD225, CD340. (4)
CD 408 - Language and Fluency Disorders
The study of etiology, prevention, assessment and intervention in language and
fluency disorders. (3)
3.000 Credit hours. The purpose of the course is for students to integrate and
apply knowledge of language and fluency disorders, their etiologies, characteristics,
prevention, assessment and intervention strategies. Pre-requisites: CD 230, CD225,
CD211 and CD 340; or consent of instructor.
CD 409 - Language and Fluency Disorders
The study of etiology, prevention, assessment and intervention in articulation,
voice and resonance disorders (2)
Pre-requisites: CD230, CD340, or consent of the instructor.
CD 426 - Hearing Disorders: Audiological Assessment Basic course in diagnostic audiology including instrumentation, calibration, case
history interview, pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, acoustic immittance, electrophysiologic
assessment and audiometric interpretation. Prerequisite: CD371. (3)
CD 461-463 - Independent Study Individual study in speech pathology, or sciences basic to speech. Prerequisite: consent
of department chairperson and college dean. (1-3)
CD 510 - Multicultural Issues in Communication Disorders Introduction to the complex relationships existing between language, society, and
communication disorders. A difference versus disorders approach is utilized in considering
communicative issues. Assessment and intervention approaches will also be discussed.
Students are acquainted with ethnographic approaches to research in real-life fieldwork
experiences. Prerequisites: CD 230, CD211, CD225, CD340. (3)
CD 525 - Audiological Rehabilitation Management of hearing impairment and auditory-based learning disabilities in children
and adults including psychosocial, technological, educational, and cultural aspects.
Prerequisites: CD426 or concurrent enrollment in CD426. (3)