2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Disorders Learning Outcomes


Objective 1: The student will demonstrate foundational knowledge required for the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders
1.1 Students will demonstrate knowledge of linguistics
1.2 Students will demonstrate knowledge biological sciences
1.3 Students will demonstrate knowledge of Mathematics/Statistics
1.4 Students will demonstrate knowledge of physical sciences
1.5 Students will demonstrate knowledge of behavioral sciences
Objective 2: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the normal aspects of speech production
2.1 Students will demonstrate knowledge of phonetics
2.2 Students will demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism
2.3 Students will demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and function of the hearing mechanism
Objective 3: The student will describe the cognitive and linguistic processes underlying normal speech and language development
3.1 Students will describe normal process of language acquisition
3.2 Students will use appropriate linguistic terminology to describe components of language
3.3 Students will complete a speech and/or language assessment
Objective 4: The student will identify, describe, and differentiate communication disorders
4.1 Students will describe the characteristics of articulation disorders
4.2 Students will describe the characteristics of language disorders
4.3 Students will describe the characteristics of fluency, voice, and neurogenic disorders
4.4 Students will describe the characteristics of hearing disorder
4.5 Students will accurately determine the correct communication disorder following an evaluation
Objective 5: The student will communicate effectively in both oral and written formats
5.1 Students will demonstrate professional oral communication skills
5.2 Students will write an analysis of a clinical session
5.3 Students will effectively communicate evaluation results and an intervention plan in writing
5.4 Students will effectively communicate evaluation results and an intervention plan to clients and/or caregivers
Objective 6: The student will identify and describe appropriate assessments and interventions for persons with communication disorders
6.1 Students will identify and describe appropriate assessments for persons with communication disorders
6.2 Students will identify and describe appropriate interventions for persons with communication disorders
6.3 Students will identify and describe required modifications due to developmental, physical, linguistic, or cultural considerations
Objective 7: The student will apply legal and ethical practice guidelines for speech-language pathology clinical practice
7.1 Students will demonstrate knowledge of laws governing the practice of speech language pathology
7.2 Students will apply appropriate legal and ethical practices