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Speech and Hearing Sciences Courses

Lower Division

50. Introduction to Communication Disorders

(4) J. Ingham
Recommended preparation: Interdisciplinary 1 or 100.
Description and illustration of speech, language, and hearing of children and adults with a variety of communication disorders including phonology, stuttering, voice, aphasia, language, and hearing disorders. Includes consideration of precipitating and maintaining factors.

Upper Division

101. Research Methods for Communication Disorders

(4) Staff
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Reviews the principal experimental and descriptive research designs applicable to group and single subject investigations of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Students are introduced to appropriate data analysis methods for these designs.

120. Phonemics in Communication Disorders
(4) J. Ingham
Prerequisites: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50, and Linguistics 20.
Identification of the phonemes of American English and their symbolic representation, including modifying symbols for deviant phonology. Acoustic, physiological, and perceptual parameters of speech sound formation.

121. Physics of Speech and Hearing

(4) Danhauer
Recommended preparation: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50.
Introduction to the physics of sound as applicable to speech and hearing sciences; classification of different sounds; properties of sound; acoustics of tubes and its relationship to human speech sounds; psychophysics of hearing: pitch, intensity, loudness, and their measurement.

122. Anatomy, Physiology, and Neurology of the Speech Mechanism

(4) Ingham
Prerequisites: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50 and MCDB 25.
Recommended preparation: EEMB 25L or MCDB 25L.
Anatomical, physiological, and neurological bases for an understanding of speech communication.

128. Aural Anatomy and Pathology

(4) Danhauer
Recommended preparation: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50.
Anatomy and physiology of the human auditory system; causes and types of hearing impairment; otological considerations; medical and surgical implications.

131. Assessment and Rehabilitation for Hearing-Impaired Adults

(4) Danhauer
Recommended preparation: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50 and 128.
Introduction to psychoacoustic principles as applied to audiometric diagnostics and aural rehabilitatiion with adults.

135. Amplification for the Hearing Impaired

(4) Danhauer
Recommended preparation: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50, 128, and 131.
Covers methodology for rehabilitating persons with hearing loss; emphasizes recent developments in instrumentation and measurement techniques. Hearing aids and real-ear analysis are used with hands-on laboratory approach. Emphasizes interfacing amplification to the patient and family.

154. Assessment and Treatment of Child Language Disorders

(4) Staff
Prerequisites: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50, 166, and Linguistics 137.
An introduction to the methods used in the identification and remediation of child language disorders. Assessment and treatment of morphologic, pragmatic, syntactic, and semantic disorders will be discussed.

155. Assessment and Treatment of Child Phonologic Disorders

(4) J. Ingham
Prerequisites: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50, 120, 166, and Linguistics 137.
A study of principles and methods for assessing children's speech production to determine existence of phonologic disorders and a review of varieties of treatment methods for such disorders.

166. Principles of Behavior Modification

(4) R. Ingham
Prerequisite: Psychology 1.
Basic principles of operant conditioning and their use in classroom, family, and clinical environments with special reference to speech-language pathology.

167. Introduction to Stuttering

(4) R. Ingham
Prerequisites: Speech and Hearing Sciences 50 and 166.
Review and analysis of the features and characteristics of stuttering, the areas and causes of stuttering, conditions that modify stuttering, and current therapies for stuttering.

182. Undergraduate Thesis

(4) Staff
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Independent work with faculty sponsor culminating in senior thesis.

194. Group Studies for Advanced Students

(1-4) Staff
Prerequisites: upper-division standing and consent of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
Selected topics in accordance with instructor's area of specialization.

197. Instructional Laboratory

(1-4) Staff
Prerequisites: senior standing; consent of instructor.
Students must have an 3.0 overall grade-point-average. Tutoring experience for advanced undergraduate students in preparation for graduate education.

199. Independent Studies

(1-4) Staff
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the preceding three quarters and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199DC/199RA courses combined.
 
 
 

Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Division of Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences
Harder 1058
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Tel: (805) 893-2702
Fax: (805) 893-4431
Email: danhauer@speech.ucsb.edu