SPA 301 Introduction to Communication Disorders

An introduction to the field of speech-language pathology and human communication disorders. This course encompasses a survey of normal speech and language development and disorders. The course also includes discussions concerning public attitudes affecting educational, psycho-social, vocational opportunities, and resources for persons with one or more of the various disorders in communication. Mastery and application of professional and technical vocabulary is a major focus. Observation hours are required for this course.

Lecture/ Lab/ Studio Hours: 3+0+0