College of Allied Health Courses
AHS
AHS 3112 Pharmacology 2 hrs.
Crosslisted with AHS 7112. General introduction to the use of drugs as therapeutic agents in the framework of a systemic survey of major drug categories, Consideration of the factors affecting the intensity of drug action.
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Lecture

AHS 3302 Human Embryology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to cytotechnology program or permission. The developing human from fertilization until birth, including gametogenesis and a brief review of congenital malformations of body systems.
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Lecture

AHS 3415 Clinical Anatomy 5 hrs.
Prerequisites: By Permission Multi-level Course: AHS 8415/PAT 7125 A comprehensive regional approach to human gross anatomy with emphasis on relationships between the systems and functional application to clinical medicine. Laboratory: comprehensive regional dissection of human cadavers with augmentation from x-rays, cross sectional anatomy, and surface anatomy.
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Laboratory

AHS 3451 Medical Ethics 1 hrs.
Good ethical principles and the responsibilities entailed by becoming a member of the Allied Health profession. Emphasis includes an appreciation and understanding of the relationship of current ethical standards to the health care team and health care delivery.
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Lecture

AHS 4261 Humanities in Allied Health 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Multi-level Course: AHS 6261/AHS 7261 This is a discussion-based course based on the arts and literature that examine aspects of the human condition that are familiar to Allied Health professionals, including illness, mortality, ethics, and disability.
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Independent Study

AHS 4433 Pathology 3 hrs.
Basic principles of Pathology are considered. Tissue changes encountered as a result of trauma, disease, tumors, and degenerative processes, together with the reparative processes seen in recovery. Gross and microscopic specimens are demonstrated.
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Lecture

AHS 4450 Applied Administration in the Health Professions 1-9 hrs.
Previous or concurrent enrollment in AHS 4452 or Permission. A variable credit course from one to nine hours offered by a disciplinary section within the college for experience in applying administrative theory process in the Allied Health professions. Learning strategies may include supervised or independent practicum; role play simulation; case studies; problem solving; discussion seminar; topical readings, and research. May be repeated with change in subject matter for a maximum of nine hours.
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Laboratory

AHS 4452 Healthcare Management & Law 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to College of Allied Health or permission This course will define the theories of healthcare administration and discuss the management of legal and regulatory issues in the health care delivery system.
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Lecture

AHS 4470 Psychosocial Factors in Health Care Delivery 1-2 hrs.
Permission. Consideration of the ill and handicapped person and the psychosocial factors which may inhibit or facilitate the delivery of effective professional health care. Practical application of these principles through actual experiences including: field trips; patient interviews; video taping; small group discussions; role modeling; etc.
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Independent Study
Discussion
Clinical

AHS 4571 Introduction to Research Methodology in Allied Health 1 hrs.
Enrolled in a College of Allied Health Program or Permission. To provide introductory information to the nature of research to include: the scientific method, nature of scientific and clinical literature, types of research, research methods (single subject design, multiple subject design, case study, true experimental design, quasi experimental design, non-experimental), double blind studies, independent and dependent variables,randomization, controls, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, levels of significance, reliability, validity types of data, the ability to critique a published paper.
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Lecture

AHS 4950 Research in Allied Health 1-4 hrs.
Permission. Introduction to research techniques at the undergraduate level. With faculty guidance, research topics which can be completed within the semester will be selected by the students.
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Lecture
Independent Study
Discussion

AHS 4960 Directed Readings in Allied Health 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Elective for students who wish to pursue library research on special topics in the Allied health field.
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Independent Study

AHS 4990 Problems in Allied Health 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Elective for students who wish to devote time to delineating a special problem and to solving that problem with guidance from a faculty member. The course will be presented in either an independent study, lecture, or lecture and laboratory format.
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Independent Study

AHS 5113 Allied Health Standards and Practice 3 hrs.
Evolution and interrelatedness of select Allied Health professions will be examined. Standards of select Allied Health professions and relationships to health care policy, managed care and development of integrated Allied Health care models for an integrated health care delivery system will be explored.
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Lecture

AHS 5122 Radiation Biology and Chemistry 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Effects of ionizing radiation on chemical and biological systems. Covers effects on water and biological macromolecules, acute and chronic effects on germ cells, embryo and adult tissues. These data are then used to develop a scientific basis for radiation therapy and the rationale for current radiation protection practices.
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AHS 5133 Biology of Aging 3 hrs.
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to compare normal physical aging processes, including factors which affect aging and maintaining wellness, with disease processes common in later life.
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AHS 5153 Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice 3 hrs.
This course prepares students to use the scientific literature to make sound, evidence-based patient management decisions. The course focuses on skills needed to understand and apply the scientific literature.
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AHS 5173 Social Gerontology 3 hrs.
Graduate or Professional Standing The course will provide a sociological perspective to assist professionals who deal with older adults, their families, and the institutions and policies which affect them.
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AHS 5232 Principles of Medical Imaging and Pathophysiology 2 hrs.
This course covers advanced principles of medical imaging. Various medical imaging modalities will be discussed as they impact the treatment planning process. Emphasis on imaging adaptations and alterations in anatomy and physiology with variation outside the normal range.
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AHS 5263 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry I 3 hrs.
This course introduces and defines the main concepts and quantities used in radiation therapy dosimetry.
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AHS 5275 Neurobiology 5 hrs.
A study of basic anatomical and physiological principles of the nervous system to include, action potentials, resting membrane potentials, synaptic transmission, neurotransmitters, sensory systems, motor systems, coordination, pain mechanisms, apoptosis, neuronal regeneration, neural plasticity and clinical applications.
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AHS 5283 Principles of Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning 3 hrs.
This course will focus on radiation therapy treatment planning for malignant and benign diseases. Treatment optimization is the goal, various treatment processes will be discussed to achieve this goal.
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AHS 5293 Mental Health and Aging 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Graduate or Professional Standing The purpose of this course is to introduce students to emotional, mental, and psychiatric problems encountered in old age, normal processes of the aging individual's personality, mental and brain functions, and common interventions, services, and treatments.
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Lecture

AHS 5463 Interdisciplinary Gerontology/Geriatric Practicum 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: AHS 5813 or permission of instructor This course is designed to provide the student with a range of experiences with interdisciplinary gerontology/geriatric healthcare or social service providers, older adults, and their caregivers to allow the student to observe and participate in an interdisciplinary gerontology/geriatric team environment and to interact with older adults.
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AHS 5483 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry II 3 hrs.
This course prepares the student to assume the responsibilities for advanced radiation therapy dosimetric methodologies.
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AHS 5813 Interdisciplinary Geriatric Care 3 hrs.
Crosslisted: NURS 5813, GERC 5813, PHSC 5813. Prerequisites: By Permission. This course is an introduction to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to health care of the elderly. It shows the importance of working together, and how team work will benefit the patient. It considers current issues in Geriatric care and how different professions can interact for better patient care.
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AHS 5930 Research Techniques 3-6 hrs.
Permission. Students without prior research experience participate in research with faculty and/or advanced doctoral students.
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Discussion

AHS 5950 Practicum in Allied Health Sciences 2-8 hrs.
Prerequisite: Permission. Students participate in an activity that advances their knowledge or experience in a relevant manner. The practicum may focus on, but is not limited to, teaching, other leadership activities, problem solving, research, and elements of clinical practicums, technological applications.
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Practicum

AHS 5960 Directed Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Provide students with opportunity for independent study in subject areas beyond the program's regular curriculum. Involves literature reviews or in-depth reading in a specific topic.
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Independent Study

AHS 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 2-4 hrs.
Permission. Students conduct original research with the guidance and supervision of faculty.
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Independent Study

AHS 5990 Special Studies 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Students pursue small short-term research experiences or participate in a new course that has been submitted to the graduate council. Under extenuating circumstances, this course may substitute for a regular required course.
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Independent Study

AHS 6113 Ethics: Choices and Challenges 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Interdisciplinary Allied Health course will present historical and philosophical foundation of ethics. Moral, social, and cultural basis of ethics will be examined, given choices and challenges in society and health care. Case examples will offer interdisciplinary choices and challenges.
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Discussion

AHS 6133 Application of Evidence Based Practice 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Evidence Based Practice or Permission. Students conduct analysis of practice in a variety of Allied Health settings and present their findings and literature based recommendations. Students will complete a grant application addressing outcomes results.
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Independent Study
Clinical

AHS 6153 Teaching, Learning, and Technology 3 hrs.
This course will provide an educational experience to assist the student in understanding and applying related theory to the effective design, development, and delivery of instruction in a variety of learning environments. This course will use lecture, discussion, and web-based modules for instructional delivery.
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Lecture

AHS 6173 Qualitative Research 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course surveys the design and application of qualitative research. Topics include purposes and traditions; designs; process of data collection, analysis, and interpretation; integrity and trustworthiness; and issues of ethics. Students present a qualitative research project of limited scope and submit and present a qualitative research proposal of interest.
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AHS 6193 Behavioral Approach to Motor Learning 3 hrs.
Behavioral, cognitive, and motor components of novel and skilled movement will be discussed. The contribution of memory, problem solving, attention, and motivation to motor learning will be explored. Specific applications will be made to the presence of mental illness, mental retardation, and dementia.
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Lecture

AHS 6233 Leadership in Allied Health Education 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. A lecture and discussion course that focuses on the tools, methodologies, and strategies required to be an effective faculty member in Allied Health learning environments.
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AHS 6253 The Professorate 3 hrs.
Overview of historical evolution of the professorate within context of its principles and values. Patterns of governance as well as today's organization and administrative structure that interrelate with professorate in institutional settings will be discussed.
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Independent Study

AHS 6264 Radiological Physics 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Lecture and laboratory relevant to the physics of radiation therapy with special emphasis on exposure and dose measurements, isodose information, radium applications, and treatment planning techniques. The aim is to enable the student to work effectively with the physician in cancer therapy.
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Laboratory

AHS 6333 Grant Writing Health Profession 3 hrs.
This course will cover identification of sources of funding, development of a grant application, and regulations and procedures of the University and funding sources. Students will develop a grant proposal during the course.
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Lecture

AHS 6413 Research Methods 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: A basic research methods class and permission of the instructor. This course is for students in allied health professions who have completed a basic research methods course. It focuses on conceptual frameworks, research design, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination. The emphasis is on quantitative methods, with an overview of qualitative methods. Students design a research project during the course.
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Lecture

AHS 6950 Practicum in Allied Health Sciences 2-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Doctoral students participate in a psychomotor activity that advances their knowledge or experience in a relevant manner. The practicum may focus on, but is not limited to, teaching, other leadership activities, problem solving, research, and elements of clinical practice.
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Practicum

AHS 6960 Directed Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Provide students with opportunity for independent study in subject areas beyond the program's regular curriculum. Involves literature reviews or in-depth reading in a specific topic.
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Independent Study

AHS 6970 Seminar in Allied Health Sciences 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Interdisciplinary Allied Health core course will cover current issues in Allied Health professional education, professional practice, research and health care delivery systems.
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Discussion

AHS 6980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 2-9 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Students conduct original research.
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Independent Study

AHS 6990 Special Studies 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Doctoral students pursue small short-term research experiences of participate in a new course that has been submitted to the graduate council. Under extenuating circumstances, this course may substitute for a regular required course.
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Independent Study

AHS 7112 Pharmacology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: By Permission. Crosslisted with AHS 3112. General introduction to the use of drugs as therapeutic agents in the framework of a systemic survey of major drug categories. Consideration of the factors affecting the intensity of drug action.
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Lecture

AHS 7261 Humanities in Allied Health 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Multi-Level Course: AHS 4261/AHS 6261 This is a discussion-based course based on the arts and literature that examine aspects of the human condition that are familiar to Allied Health professionals, including illness, mortality, ethics, and disability.
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Lecture
Independent Study

AHS 7275 Neuroscience 5 hrs.
Prerequisites: AHS 3415 or MOT/MPT Prerequisite or Permission of Instructor. Basic anatomic and physiologic principles of the nervous system which includes nerve impulse propagation, synaptic transmission, microscopic anatomy, sensory systems, motor systems, vestibular systems, limbic systems, ANS, pain mechanisms, apoptosis, regeneration, early development of CNS and clinical application with case studies.
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Lecture

AHS 7433 Pathology 3 hrs.
No Prerequisites. Basic principles of pathology are considered. Tissue changes encountered as a result of trauma, disease, tumors and degenerative processes, together with the reparative processes seen in recovery. Gross and microscopic specimens and demonstrated.
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AHS 8112 Pharmacology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: PHTH 8312; PHTH 8333; PHTH 8352; PHTH 8362 General introduction to the use of drugs as therapeutic agents in the framework of a systemic survey of major drug categories. Consideration of the factor affecting the intensity of drug action.
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Lecture

AHS 8275 Neuroscience 5 hrs.
Prerequisites: AHS 8415; PHTH 8112; PHTH 8133; PHTH 8152; PHTH 8153; PHTH 8171; PHTH 8192 Students review normal human physiology and apply physiological information to exercise and the activity at both the cellular and organ levels. Students incorporate critical analysis and decision-making for exercise prescription applying biomechanical and kinesiological principles.
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AHS 8415 Clinical Anatomy 5 hrs.
Prerequisites: By Permission Multi-level Course: AHS 3415/PAT 7125 This course is designed to teach physical therapy students human gross anatomy of the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. It will use a regional approach and focus on the upper extremity, lower extremity, abdominal walls, thoracic walls, pelvic wall and brain. Application to function will be stressed.
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Laboratory

AHS 8433 Pathology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: AHS 8415; PHTH 8112; PHTH 8133; PHTH 8152; PHTH 8153; PHTH 8171; PHTH 8192 Basic principles of Pathology are considered. Tissue changes encountered as a result of trauma, disease, tumors, and degenerative processes, together with the reparative processes seen in recovery. Gross and microscopic specimens are demonstrated.
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Lecture

CSD
CSD 3113 Terminology in Communication Sciences and Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission into program. A course designed to familiarize CSD undergraduate students with a portion of the large body of terms used in various Allied Health disciplins, in particular, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
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Independent Study

CSD 3313 Language Development 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Language is analyzed in terms of interacting systems of sound, syntax and meaning. Students investigate developments of each of these systems in children.
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CSD 3333 Phonetics 3 hrs.
Lecture and supervised exercises in the analysis, categorization and transcription of the sounds of speech.
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CSD 3413 Anatomy Physiology of the Speech Mechanisms 3 hrs.
Considers specific mechanisms directly related to generation of speech signals as well as current theories of voice production.
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CSD 3423 Anatomy and Physiology of the Hearing Mechanisms 3 hrs.
Considers the specific anatomical and physiological mechanisms directly related to the reception of acoustic signals as well as the current theories of hearing.
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CSD 3433 Introduction to Speech Pathology and Audiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisities: Permission. Basic principles of assessment and management of articulation, fluency voice, and hearing problems in children and adults.
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CSD 3443 Foundations of Speech Language 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course will examine the developmental milestones of speech, language, and cognition. In addition, the theories for speech/ langusge development and learning will be studied.
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CSD 3453 Introduction to Articulation Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Nature and causes of articulation disorders; diagnosis and management.
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CSD 3463 Foundations of Audiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3422 or permission. Presents concepts and rationale underlying the measurement of hearing with special reference to pure tone air and bone conduction tests, speech audiometry and impedance measures.
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CSD 3473 Language Disorders in the Exceptional Child 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313 or permission. An introduction to the assessment and remediation of language disorders in exceptional children.
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CSD 3960 Honors Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admissions to the Honors Program. Honors reading will consist of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses.
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CSD 3970 Honors Seminar 1-3 hrs.
The projects covered in this course will vary. The content will deal with concepts not usually presented in regular coursework. maximum credit six hours.
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CSD 3980 Honors Research 1-3 hrs.
Will provide an opportunity for the gifted honors candidate to work a special project in the student's field. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours.
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Laboratory

CSD 3993 Honors Colloquium 3 hrs.
An interdepartmental course involving two or more instructors from different departments developed and approved by the honors program director and listed in each departmental honors program. Students are required to enroll in the colloquium under their major departmental number.
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CSD 4270 Augmentative Methods in Communication 1-3 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter. Maximum credit 12 hours. Selected communication disorders topics are addressed and may include: cued speech, various sign language systems, and augmentative communication devices.
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CSD 4343 Neural Bases of Communication 3 hrs.
Introduction to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as they relate to speech and language production and processing. Approved for graduate credit (Course ID 110153 CSD 5343).
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CSD 4363 Fluency 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permision. Factors affectiving speech fluency, theory of stuttering behaviro, developmental factors, and traditional and recent developments in diagnostic and remedial procedures.
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CSD 4413 Speech and Hearing Science 3 hrs.
Introduction to the physical principles underlying the production and reception of speech and language. Approved for graduate credit (Course ID 110126 CSD 5443).
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CSD 4430 Seminar in Communication Sciences and Disorders 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission into program. Each student will read and present an article, chosen by faculty, in the disciplines of Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology, to the class. An open discussion of the article will be facilitated by the student and a faculty member.
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CSD 4433 Instructional Procedures in Communication Disorders 3 hrs.
Introduction to the methods and techniques of evaluation, instruction by objectives, and instructional planning for disorders in speech, hearing and language. Extensive observation and some practicum.
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CSD 4443 Instructional Procedures Laboratory 3 hrs.
Didactic and observation in speech pathology and audiology. A portfolio of microthemes concerning the observations will be kept. This course has been approved by general education committee for general education capstone requirement.
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Clinical

CSD 4460 Directed Readings in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
Provides opportunity for independent study through review of the literature in a particular area of interest under a selected professor.
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Independent Study

CSD 4473 Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Speech Language Pathology 3 hrs.
This course will examine the definition of speech and language disorders, the concepts underlying differential diagnosis, and rehabilitation of articulation/phonology, fluency, voice/resonance, and language disorders.
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CSD 4483 Sign Language I 3 hrs.
To introduce a nonverbal communiation system to hearing students. the materials presented will be a combination of signed exact english (s.e.e.), signed english and american sign language (asl). Approved for graduate and professional credit (Course ID 110128 CSD 5583 and Course ID 110129 CSD 9153).
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CSD 4490 Special Studies in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Provides opportunity for independent study in a particular area of interest under a selected professor.
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Independent Study

CSD 4493 Diagnosis and Rehabilitation in Audiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3463. This course will examine the diagnostic and treatment of disorders of hearing and introduct the nonmedical rehabilitation options for treatment of these disorders.
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CSD 4583 Sign Language II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4483 Sign Language I The course enables CSD students to continue expanding their signed vocabulary and to enhance the skills acquired in the Sign Language I course. Material presented will be a combination of Signed Exact English and American Sign Language. Emphasis will be placed on practiced communication, while continuing to build signed vocabulary.
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Lecture

CSD 5100 Practicum for Teachers of Deaf Blind Multi-Handicapped Children 1-8 hrs.
For the teacher of the deaf blind, multi-handicapped children and will cover: neurological, sensory, psychological, motoric and educational development and evaluation; education and therapeutic intervention; documentation, material development, and practicum work with deaf/blind children in area programs. May be repeated; maximum credit eight hours.
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Practicum

CSD 5102 Learning and the Communication Process 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permissions. Review of basic learning processes, including closely related behavioral phenomena, and an introduction to the principles of behavior modification with specific attention to speech and language behavior.
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CSD 5133 Research Foundations in Communication Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Ethical, logical, practical and methodological considerations associated with research in speech/language pathology and audiology; basic concepts in data management; critical evaluation of research publications. Approved for professional credit (Course ID 110136 CSD 9333).
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CSD 5143 Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective assessments and evidence-based treatments for communication impairments in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Topics covered include ASD characteristics and etiologies, functional communication systems, structured teaching principles, and positive environmental supports for effective learning.
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CSD 5202 Speech Development for the Deaf Child I 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Analysis of speech production. Study of phonetics, orthographic systems, and methods of developing speech behavior. Supervised demonstration and practice.
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CSD 5213 Guidance of the Hearing Impaired 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. History of deaf education; educational practice-problems and issues; a study of deafness and its relationship to intelligence, educational and social adjustment, motor skills, emotional and personality development and vocational adjustments; the adult deaf in society.
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CSD 5233 Aural Habilitation 3 hrs.
Rationale and protocols for the development of audition as the lead sense in the hearing-impaired child's acquisition of oral-aural communication skills and in learning.
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CSD 5253 Language Development for the Deaf 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313 or permission. Principles of Language Development in the deaf child and the application of those principles in the development of natural language.
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CSD 5270 Augmentative Methods in Communication 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter. Maximum credit 12 hours. Selected communication disorders topics are addressed and may include: cued speech, various sign language systems, and augmentative communication devices. Approved for undergraduates and professional credit (Course ID 110130 CSD 4270 and Course ID 110131 CSD 8270).
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CSD 5282 Management of the High Risk Infant 2 hrs.
Organization and delivery of parent-oriented programs appropriate to the speech, language, and development needs of the high-risk youngsters from birth to three years of age and aimed at counteracting the educational and language retardation otherwise associated with high risk infants.
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Lecture

CSD 5292 Language Analysis 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313. Criterion-referenced, informal assessment measures of language, language sampling, discourse analysis, oral storytelling analysis, play-based assessment, analyzing the linguistic demands of the classroom.
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CSD 5293 Genetics in Communication Sciences and Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course will provide a foundation of genetics and dysmorphology with a focus on communication disorders. Syndromes and non-syndrome disorders that are associated with hearing loss will be described with the effect on diagnosis and implication for rehabilitative recommendations across the life span.
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CSD 5313 Phonological Disorders 3 hrs.
The evaluation and management of phonological disorders stressing problems that are functional in origin.
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CSD 5343 Neural Bases of Communication 3 hrs.
Introduction to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as they relate to speech and language production and processing.
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CSD 5363 Neural Bases of Communication 3 hrs.
Introduction to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology as they relate to speech and language production and processing. Approved for Graduate credit.
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CSD 5403 Orofacial Anomalies 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413 or Permission. Communication problems of individuals with cleft lip and palate condition; evaluation and management is stressed.
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CSD 5413 Speech Science 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413 or Permission. Methods employed in the scientific study of speech and voice.
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CSD 5423 Neuropathologies of Speech 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4343 or Permission. The evaluation and management of certain neuropathologies which affect normal speech production.
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CSD 5433 Voice Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413, CSD 5412 or Permission. The nature, causes, identification, and clinical management of disorders of voice in children and adults.
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CSD 5443 Speech and Hearing Science 3 hrs.
Introduction to the physical principles underlying the production and reception of speech and language. Approved for graduate credit.
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CSD 5453 Adult Neurolinguistic Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4343 or Permission. Instruction in the evaluation and management of adult neurolinguistic disorders.
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CSD 5463 Fluency 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Factors affecting speech fluency, theory of stuttering behavior developmental factors, and traditional and recent developments in diagnostic and remedial procedures.
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CSD 5473 Language Assesment and Remediation in School-Age and Adolescent Population 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313, CSD 4343 or Permission. The rationale, methods, and procedures for the assessment and modification of language disorders in school-age and adolescent children.
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CSD 5483 Language Assessment and Remediation in the Preschool Population 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3313, CSD 4343 or Permission. The rationale, methods, and procedures for the modification of language disorders in preschool children.
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CSD 5493 Speech Perception 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5413, CSD 5863 or Permission. Consideration of the theories and research findings related to the perception of normal speech and language.
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CSD 5510 Practicum in Communication Disorders 1-15 hrs.
Prerequisites: Nine (9) hours in area of communication disorders or Permission. May be repeated. Practice under supervision with children and adults with wide variety of communication disorders. Practicum experience may include: practicum in speech pathology; or practicum in audiology; or practicum in education of the deaf; or any combination of these.
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Clinical

CSD 5522 Diagnostic Methods in Speech Pathology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. The tests, methods, and procedures involved in the evaluation of speech and language disorders.
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CSD 5523 Diagnostic and Instructional Procedures in Speech Language Pathology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4433, CSD 4343 or Permission. Introduction to the scientific method, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches to assessment, psychometrics, formal Vs informal testing, obtaining a clinical history, differential diagnosis, report writing, formulating basic and specific intervention goals, treatment efficacy, developing clinical skills, working with families, working within the professional community, multicultural issues.
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CSD 5530 Seminar in Communication Disorders 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Study in depth of various aspects of communication disorders of particular interest to students.
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Discussion

CSD 5532 Augmentative/Alternative Communication 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3113 or Permission. Augmentative/alternative communication is designed specifically to assist students in the field of communication sciences and disorders in the integration of knowledge of human communication with the principles behind augmentative and alternative modes of communication and the technology available to implement these modes.
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CSD 5540 Seminar in Communication Science 2-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Discussion of specific areas of communication science, topics selected to meet needs and interests of students.
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Discussion

CSD 5550 Seminar in Professional Issues 2-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with a change in subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. The study of selected professional issues of interest to students.
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Discussion

CSD 5553 Communication Disorders with Right Hemisphere Impairment/Traumatic Brain Injury 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5453 or Permission. Functional neuroanatomy, connectionistic symptom/lesion principles, cognitive and linguistic symptomatologies, etiologies, prognostic factors, recovery profiles, differential diagnosis, concomitant disorders, report writing, rehabilitation goal task analyses, treatment principles and procedures, progress notes, treatment efficacy, ethical issues, interdisciplinary case management, case analyses.
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CSD 5562 Speech Rehab of Laryngectomized, Tracheotomized and Vents 2 hrs.
Ventilator-dependent patients. Speech pathology graduate students study how to provide clinically for the speech rehabilitation of individuals in two groups: alaryngeal and ventilator-dependent. Standard and experimental rehabilitation methods are studied in detail. Both the relevant literature and selected clinical case studies are reviewed.
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CSD 5572 Dysphagia 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3413, CSD 4343. Anatomic, physiologic, and developmental influences on swallowing and respiration, etiologies and components of the abnormal swallow, and dysphagia diagnosis and treatment.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5583 Sign Language I 3 hrs.
To introduce a nonverbal communication system to hearing students. The materials presented will be a combination of signed exact English (s.e.e.), signed English and American Sign Language (ASL).
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5803 Adult Aural Rehabilitation 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 3463, CSD 5813 or Permission. Study of the manifestations and implications of acquired hearing impairment on human communication; topics include auditory processing, social and psychological adjustment to hearing loss, impact of the aging process, rehabilitation protocols, assistive devices, and evaluation techniques.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5813 Audiology I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Air-conduction and bone-conduction pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, masking, and immittance audiometry.
Course Component
Discussion

CSD 5823 Hearing Aids I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5813 or Permission. Physical characteristics of hearing aids, hearing aid standards, ear-mold acoustics, selection of hearing aids, group amplification systems, alternative communication aids for the hearing impaired.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5830 Instrumentation and Electroacoustics 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Electronic instruments and electroacoustic devices used in the communication disorders clinic or laboratory. May be repeated up to six hours with a change in content.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5833 Hearing Aid II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5823. In depth study of theories and philosophies governing the candidacy for amplification, hearing aid fitting strategies, and modifications of hearing aids and earmolds. New circuit technology (adaptive compression, wide-dynamic-range-compression, programmable) will also be reviewed and examined.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5843 Audiology II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5813. The history, rationale, methodology, and interpretation of behavioral auditory tests intended to aid in the determination of the site of lesion within the auditory system. Included are tests for functional (non-organic) loss, sensory Vs neural loss, and localization of lesions within the central auditory pathways.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5853 Physiologic Measures I 3 hrs.
The focus of the course is on peripheral physiologic assessment of the auditory mechanism and will include discussion of the physical basis, instrumentation, and diagnostic use of immittance audiometry, Electrony-stagmography, electrocochleography, and otoacoustic emissions across the age span.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5863 Hearing Science 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Course content will include an in-dept review of: vibration, period, frequency, phase, wave equation, amplitude, RMS, pressure, intensity, decibels, complex sounds, fundamental frequency, audibility thresholds, temporal integration, simultaneous and temporal masking, critical bandwidth, binaural hearing, difference limens.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5872 Electronystagmography 2 hrs.
Anatomy and applied neurophysiology of the vestibular system. Technique of recording nystagmus. The gaze, succade, tracking, optokinetic, positional, hallpike and bithermal caloric tests. Interpretation of test battery.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5873 Pediatric Audiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5813 or Permission. Study of the development of human auditory behavior; high risk registries; identification audiometry; the rationale and conduct of behavioral as well as physiological techniques of assessing the auditory function of young children; selection of hearing aids; and appropriate referral resources.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 5960 Directed Readings in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
Provides opportunity for independent study through review of the literature in a particular area of interest under a selected professor. Approved for undergraduate and professional credit (Course ID 110132 CSD 5960 and Course ID 110133 CSD 8460).
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 1-4 hrs.
Master's Thesis credit hours vary.
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 5990 Special Studies in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Provides opportunity for independent study in a particular area of interest under a selected professor. Approved for undergraduate and professional credit (Course ID 110134 CSD 4490 and Course ID 110135 CSD 8490).
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 6413 Advanced Neural Bases 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 4343 or the equivalent or permission of instructor. Extension of topics and issues covered in introductory courses on neural bases of human communication; in-depth treatment of all functional systems, with direct application to communication processes and behaviors; rules of neural organization and details of developmental and acquired neural dysfunction's as they relate to communication disorders.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6423 Communication Neuroscience 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 6413 or the equivalent or permission of instructor. Overview of this new specialty designation; survey of techniques for assessing the three target areas-behavior, peripheral physics, and physiology, central anatomy and physiology (including brain imaging); review of principles for experimental design emphasizing coordinated test batteries; new approaches to models of human brain development and function.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6513 Voice Disorders-Advanced 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5433 or Permission. Advanced training in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of voice disorders.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6523 Articulation Problems-Advanced 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5313 or Permission. In-depth review of research related to speech articulation, intended primarily for doctoral level students.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6533 Advanced Language Science 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructors. Survey core concepts in formal and applied linguistics, providing historical and current perspectives on social, psychological, and neurobiological aspects of language. Approved for professional credit (Course ID 110137 CSD 8433).
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6543 Speech Science-Advanced 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5413 or Permission. Concepts pertinent to the laboratory investigation of speech and voice. Emphasizes review of research literature selected to illustrate a variety of research methods. Primarily for the doctoral level student.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6553 Speech Science Laboratory 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5413 or Permission. Laboratory instruction and experience basic to the effective use of speech research equipment. Intended primarily for doctoral level students.
Course Component
Laboratory

CSD 6563 Research Methods in Communication and Its Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit nine hours. Consideration of experimental design, concepts, and procedures. Topics are drawn from many areas including auditory, speech, and language disorders, psychoacoustics, experimental phonetics, speech perception.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6573 Psychophysics 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: BSE 5163 or Permission or equivalent. Introduce the student to the evolution of psychophsical measurement techniques and the application of those techniques to research and clinical measurement.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6663 Problems in Stuttering 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5463 or Permission. Comprehensive survey of research and experimental techniques in speech fluency and stuttering; discussion of special clinical problems and procedures.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6813 Instrumentation for Auditory Research 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5832 or Permission. Basic electrical and electronic principles and terminology, electronic measuring instruments and principles of measurement, signal generation, conditioning, control and transduction, and the design of viable instrumentation schemes for audiological research. doctoral level course.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6822 Audiologic Instrumentation Laboratory 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 6813 or Concurrent enrollment. Demonstration and practical hands-on experience in implementing the principles elucidated in 6813.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6823 Industrial Audiology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: CSD 5813 or Permission. Physical measurement of noise, study of the spectral analysis techniques; auditory and non-auditory effects of noise on man damage risk criteria; and hearing conservation programs in industry.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6833 Psychoacoustics 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Detailed examination of current topics in psychoacoustics based on reading of both classical and recent literature. Intended primarily for doctoral level students.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6853 Physiology Measures II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Physiology Measures I. Lectures and laboratory experience with a variety of methods for assessing human physiology related to speech and hearing, including otoacoustic emissions, evoked potentials and quantitative electroencephalography.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 6980 Research for Doctor's Dissertation 1-15 hrs.
Credit hours vary.
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 8133 Audiology I 3 hrs.
Air-conduction and bone-conduction pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, masking, and immittance audiometry.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8143 Instrumentation and Electroacoustics 1-3 hrs.
Electronic instruments and electroacoustic devices used in the communication disorders clinic or laboratory. May be repeated up to six hours with a change in content. This course is cross listed with CSD 5830.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8153 Instrumentation and Electroacoustics 3 hrs.
Electronic instruments and electroacoustic devices used in the communication disorders clinic or laboratory. May be repeated up to six hours with a change in content.
Course Component
Laboratory

CSD 8173 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology of Hearing 3 hrs.
To provide in-depth knowledge pertaining to the anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular system. Course will utilize a combination of didactic lectures with exercises.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8193 Physiology Measures II 3 hrs.
Lectures and laboratory experience with a variety of methods for assessing human physiology related to speech and hearing, including otoacoustic emissions, evoked potentials and quantitative electroencephalography.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8213 Hearing Aids I 3 hrs.
Physical characteristics of hearing aids, hearing aids standards, ear-mold acoustics, selection of hearing aids, group amplification systems, alternative communication aids for the hearing impaired.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8233 Audiology II 3 hrs.
The history, rationale, methodology, and interpretation of behavioral auditory tests intended to aid in the determination of the site of lesion within the auditory system. Included are tests for functional (non-organic) loss, sensory vs neural loss, and localization of lesions within the central auditory pathways.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8253 Physiologic Measures I 3 hrs.
The focus of the course is on peripheral physiologic assessment of the auditory mechanism and will include discussion of the physical basis, instrumentation, and diagnostic use of immittance audiometry. Electrony-stagmography, electrocochleography, and otoacoustic emissions across the age span.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8270 Augmentative Methods in Communication 1-3 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter. Maximum credit 12 hours. Selected communication disorders topics are addressed and may include: cued speech, various sign language systems, and augmentative communication devices.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8273 Pathologies of the Auditory System 3 hrs.

Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8273 Pathologies of the Auditory System 3 hrs.
Study of pathologies of the auditory system which may adversely affect auditory and vestibular function.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8273 Pathologies of the Auditory System 3 hrs.
Study of pathologies of the auditory system which may adversely affect auditory and vestibular function.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8293 Industrial Audiology 3 hrs.
Physical measurement of noise, study of the spectral analysis techniques, auditory and non-auditory effects of noise on man damage risk criteria, and hearing conservation programs in industry.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8313 Pediatric Audiology 3 hrs.
Study of the development of human auditory behavior, high risk registries, identification audiometry, the rationale and conduct of behavioral as well as physiological techniques of assessing the auditory function of young children, selection of hearing aids, and appropriate referral resources.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8333 Hearing Aid II 3 hrs.
In depth study of theories and philosophies governing the candidacy for amplification, hearing aid fitting strategies, and modifications of hearing aids and earmolds. New circuit technology (adaptive compression, wide-dynamic-range-compression, programmable) will also be reviewed and examined.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8352 Counseling in Audiology 2 hrs.
Course will present counseling theory, counseling strategies and intervention techniques for audiologists.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8420 Practicum in Communication Disorders 1-15 hrs.
Practice under supervision with children and adults with wide variety of communication disorders. Practicum experience may include practicum in speech pathology, or practicum in audiology, or practicum in education of the deaf, or any combination of these.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8433 Advanced Language Science 3 hrs.
Survey core concepts in formal and applied linguistics, providing historical and current perspectives on social, psychological, and neurobiological aspects of language.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 8460 Directed Readings in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
Provides opportunity for independent study through review of the literature in a particular area of interest under a selected professor.
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 8490 Special Studies in Communication Disorders 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Provides opportunity for independent study in a particular area of interest under a selected professor.
Course Component
Independent Study

CSD 8813 Hearing Science 3 hrs.
Course content will include an indepth review of vibration, period, frequency, phase, wave equation, amplitude, RMS, pressure, intensity, decibels, complex sounds, fundamental frequency, audibility thresholds, temporal integration, simultaneous and temporal masking, critical bandwidth, biaural hearing, diffence limens.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9113 Pediatric Habilitation 3 hrs.
Course is designed to provide basic information concerning development of language, speech, and auditory skills in children who are hard of hearing or deaf. Communicaiton and educational options will be presented. Techniques for fitting amplification assistive devices, and criteria for selection of cochlear implants for children will be included.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9133 Balance Assessment 3 hrs.
To provide an in-depth knowledge pertaining to the physiology, pathophysiology, and therapeutic measures associated with balance disorders.
Course Component
Laboratory

CSD 9153 Sign Language I 3 hrs.
To introduce a nonverbal communiation system to hearing students. the materials presented will be a combination of signed exact english (s.e.e.), signed english and american sign language (asl).
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9173 Central Auditory Assessment 3 hrs.
Course will include a study of normal central auditory processing and related disorders. An examination of various auditory tests for central processing, including strengths and weaknesses of the tests will be covered. Assessment and management techniques will be reviewed.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9213 Advanced Amplification Systems 3 hrs.
Couse will familiarize students with the design, construction, and operating characteristics of advanced amplification systems. Emphasis will be placed on developing assessment and fitting skills that allow students to appropriately select, program, fit and verify the function of advanced amplification systems.
Course Component
Laboratory

CSD 9233 Medical Arts/Otolaryngology Practices 3 hrs.
Course will provide basic knowledge in the medical management of individuals with hearing and balance problems essential for cooperative and effective cross professional collaboration and communication. Approved for graduate credit.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9253 Professional Practices in Audiology 3 hrs.
Course will provide the knowledge and skills needed to develop and manage an autonomous practice in audiology Emphasis will be placed on professional ethics, human resources management, quality control, business and marketing principles and use of computer technology in administrative audiology services.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9273 Adult Aural Rehabilitation 3 hrs.
Study of the manifestations of acquired hearing impairment on human communication, topics include auditory processing, social and psychological adjustment to hearing loss, impact of the aging process, rehabilitation protocols, assistive devices and evaluation techniques.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9293 Genetics in Communication Sciences and Disorders 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course will provide a foundation of genetics and dysmorphology with a focus on communication disorders. Syndromes and non-syndrome disorders that are associated with hearing loss will be described with the effect on diagnosis and implication for rehabilitative recommendations across the life span.
Course Component
Lecture

CSD 9333 Research Foundations in Communication Disorders 3 hrs.
Ethical, logical, practical and methodological considerations associated with research in speech/language pathology and audiology; basic concepts in data management; critical evaluation of research publicaions.
Course Component
Lecture

EDUC
EDUC 3122 Introduction to Principles of Teaching 2 hrs.

Course Component
Lecture

MIRS
MIRS 3111 Medical/Professional Orientation 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A course providing an orientation to professional roles of health care practitioners with emphasis on the student's role in academic, clinic and professional environment of the HSC, CAH, and Dept of MIRS.
Course Component
Lecture
Independent Study

MIRS 3133 Radiographic Imaging I 3 hrs.
Fundamental imaging concepts of the chest, abdomen, extremities, and skull. Topics inclusive of anatomical landmarks; patient considerations; physical maneuvers; patient positioning; placement of radiation receptor and equipment; and radiation management. Concepts of view, plane, projections, magnification, superimposition, and distortion in radiography included. Course presented as two hour lecture and three hours lab weekly.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 3152 Patient Care and Management 2 hrs.
Patient care procedures and interactive skills used in physical and psychological care of the patient during imaging and therapy with emphasis on assessment; identification of emergencies; and specific patient care skills for patients. Patient education, advocacy and independent/team roles in patient care also addressed.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 3172 Image Processing and Quality 2 hrs.
The fundamentals of light and radiosensitive films and other imaging materials in medical diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy; processing accessories and various chemical, CRT and computer processing methods currently utilized; reproduction of imaging; quality management of the imaging process; film characteristics, storage, artifacts; pertinent safety factors; and emerging imaging processing techniques.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3193 Radiologic Physics and Radiation Protection 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: By permission. Course in physical principles underlying the properties and production of radiations, interaction of radiation and matter, detection of radiation, and protection of radiation worker and patient from exposure to ionizing radiation.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3210 Special Assignment 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter, maximum credit four hours. Research, preparation, and presentation of some scientific subject relevant to radiologic technology in either essay, exhibit, or lecture demonstration form to encourage independent study, documentation in logical manner, and participation in professional meeting and educational programs. The student may produce either a scientific essay or exhibit to be entered in either state or national student competition. Offered by disciplinary section(s).
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 3221 Medical Imaging in Radiation therapy 1 hrs.
An overview of radiographic technique, exposure, and imaging.
Course Component
Laboratory

MIRS 3222 Simulation in Radiation Therapy 2 hrs.
The course is designed to provide students a knowledge base in factors that govern and influence the production and recording of radiographic images for patient simulation, treatment planning and treatment verification in radiation oncology.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 3232 Radiographic Imaging II 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission Continuation of MIRS 3133. Specialized imaging methods of extremities, shoulder girdle, cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine, sacrum, pelvis and skull inclusive of surface landmarks, patient positioning, placement of radiation receptor and equipment, radiation management and effects of angulation, alignment and magnification. Methods and modifications for OR, ER and satellite radiography and analysis, and comparison of specialized imaging vs routine imaging is included.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 3233 Radiographic Principles in Exposure and Instrumentation 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Junior standing. The principles governing the production of ionizing radiation and the basic principles underlying the operation of X-ray equipment and auxiliary devices, AC and DC considerations, magnetism, electricity, X-ray circuits and X-ray hazards, and the basic theory of exposure and radiographic imaging. Laboratory included.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 3312 Radiographic Film Critique I 2 hrs.
The evaluation of radiographs in regard to technical and diagnostic quality and the correct identification of structures, planes, and projections of various structures visualized.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3412 Principles of Radiography 2 hrs.
Course surveys the historical development and usage of the various radiographic modalities, the professional and occupational development of this profession and the current major uses of radiography.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 3422 Writing Seminar 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Students will review rules of scientific writing and implement those rules by writing a scientific paper. Individual scholarly activity will be demonstrated by writing an in-depth scientific paper.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 3432 Principles of Nuclear Medicine 2 hrs.
Course surveys the historical development and usage of nuclear medicine, the professional and occupational development of this profession and the current major diagnostic and therapeutic uses of nuclear medicine.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 3452 Principles of Radiation Therapy 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Course surveys the historical development and usage of radiation therapy, the professional and occupational development of this profession and the current major uses of radiation therapy.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 3460 Clinical Radiography 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the radiography program or permission. Directed clinical practice and discussion sessions provide the opportunity for the student to develop clinical proficiency and to understand and perform all aspects of clinical radiography. Proficiency requirements are completed using a competency-based educational format integrated with didactic course material.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 3532 Nuclear Cardiology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A lecture course providing instruction in anatomy, physiology, pathology, electrocardiography, procedure protocols, stress protocols, image processing, image interpretation, pharmacology and patient education strategies pertinent to gated, first pass myocardial perfusion and PET nuclear cardiology.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3560 Clinical Nuclear Medicine 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the nuclear medicine program or permission. A clinical education course in which students will execute basic nuclear medicine through direct and indirect supervision as appropriate to the student's competency level. Further development of technical skills; professionals skills; health care team role; department management knowledge; respect for cultural diversity; and decision-making skills are primary goals.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 3660 Clinical Radiation Therapy 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the radiation therapy program or permission. Directed clinical practice and discussion sessions that provide the opportunity for the student to perform basic radiation therapy procedures and develop clinical proficiencies and competencies. Students are directly supervised in the clinical setting.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 3801 Ultrasound Physics 1 hrs.
A course in the physics of ultrasound. The course will cover ultrasound wave generation and characteristics, interactions of sound and matter and the principes governing the production of ultrasound images.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3802 Principles of Sonography 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Sonography Program or permission. Course surveys the historical development of medical ultrasound technology and usage, the professional and occupational development of sonography and the current major diagnostic and therapeutic uses of medical ultrasound.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3803 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I 3 hrs.
A course in the physics and instrumentation of ultrasound which will cover ultrasonic wave generation and propagation, interaction of sound and matter, transducer and instrumentation designs, ultrasound scanning modes, image artifacts and quality, Doppler effect, and Doppler instrumentation components.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3813 Cardiac Sonography 3 hrs.
A lecture course which will provide instruction in anatomy, pathology, image production, and interpretation, examination protocols, pharmacology, and patient education techniques related to time-motion, two dimensional and Doppler cardiac sonography.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3833 Obstetrical Sonography 3 hrs.
Will provide instruction to cross-sectional anatomy, pathology, image production and interpretation, examination protocols, patient education principles and accessory testing related to obstetrical sonography.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 3860 Clinical Sonography 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the sonography program or permission. A course in which the students will observe, develop and demonstrate clinical proficiencies required to perform abdominal, obstetrical, cardiac, and vascular sonography examinations.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 3873 Abdominal Sonography 3 hrs.
A lecture course which will provide instruction in cross-sectional anatomy, pathology, image production, vascular Doppler interrogation, assessment and interpretation, sonography protocols, pharmacology, and patient education strategies related to general/abdominal sonography.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4142 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in Radiography Program. Designed to teach the theory and operation of MRI equipment, accessories and image production techniques as well as basic MRI exam protocol, patient care techniques, safety, and specific contrast media administration.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4152 Sectional Anatomy & Pathology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in a MIRS program. This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of sectional anatomy & pathology requisites to competently perform computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging procedures. To enable the students to create optimal diagnostic images, this course provides the students with the ability to identify normal human anatomical structures in sectional images, and the ability to distinguish common pathological processes and variant anatomy.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4173 Principles of Computed Tomography 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Program. Designed to teach the theory and operation of computed tomography equipment, accessories and image production techniques as well as basic computed tomography exam protocol and patient care techniques and specific contrast media.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4191 Integration of Radiography Concepts 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences Program A comprehensive analysis/integration of the principles of Radiography delivered during the Radiography Program and their significance in optimal radiographic imaging.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4193 Advanced Radiographic Imaging and Critique 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Radiographic Imaging II Student will position, identify, categorize and analyze special imaging positioning routines. Students will integrate methods of improving patient positions and image quality to differentiate normal and pathological conditions. The students will utilize a systematic approach for image evaluation using correct terminology and language to expand skeletal disease and the disease process and how they are demonstrated through proper technique and positioning.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 4212 Principles of Vascular Imaging 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in Radiography Program. Designed to teach the theory and operation of radiographic equipment, accessories and image production techniques used for vascular imaging as well as basic vascular imaging exam protocol, patient care techniques, safety, and specific contrast media administration.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4232 Principles of Mammography 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Open to Senior Radiography students or already registered R.T. Mammography course on anatomy, positioning and imaging of the breast.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4233 Advanced Radiographic Physics 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admissions to program or permission A discussion of the structure of matter, types of radiation, x-ray interactions, detector responses, electric and magnetic principles, and quantity and quality consideration. The physics of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging is included. Formal lectures on advanced imaging topics replaces supervised laboratory experiments with radiographic and dosimetric equipment.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4252 Nuclear Medicine Lab Regulations and Accreditation 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A web-based course designed to broaden the student's knowledge and application of nuclear medicine governmental regulations; nuclear medicine department accreditation; and radioactive materials license processes and procedures.
Course Component
Discussion

MIRS 4272 Correlative Imaging & Therapy in the Radiation Sciences 2 hrs.
Course designed to increase student understanding of current imaging and therapeutic procedures in the radiation sciences. Topics include manifestations of disease conditions on imaging procedures and correlation of pathology within the various imaging professions. Current therapeutic and interventional radiation applications is included.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4273 Nuclear Pharmacy 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A lecture course providing instruction in aspects of nuclear pharmacy. Regulation impacting nuclear pharmacy practice and management will be discussed. Procedures and quality control practiced on a daily basis will be covered including: radionuclide production; generator elution, labeling processes, kit production, dose drawing. Interventional agents will also be reviewed.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4332 Radiobiology 2 hrs.
The effect of ionizing radiation on cells which form human tissues. Deals in depth with qualitative response, radiosensitivity, normal and abnormal cell development, and the growth and structure of human cells.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4412 Clinical Accreditation and Regulations 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Department of Medicial Imaging and Radiation Sciences or by permission. This web-based course is designed to broaden the student's knowledge and understanding of accreditation and regulations governing the operation of clinics in the various radiation science disciplines.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 4413 Medical Ethics in Popular Film 3 hrs.
Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. This medical humanities course focuses on the human and professional values and ethics demonstrated in modern films portraying the medical professions. Through written analyses and discussion boards students will compare film portrayals of medical practice to professional codes of ethics and scopes of practice for various medical professions.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 4422 Professionalism Seminar 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Course to foster individual professionalism and standards among imaging and radiation therapy professionals. Students will interact as both participants and presenters in a series of discussion board postings and short write-ups on medical imaging, radiation oncology, health policy issues, health care ethics, professionalism, etc.
Course Component
Independent Study

MIRS 4460 Advanced Clinical Radiography 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 3460 or permission. Directed advanced clinical practice and discussion sessions provide the opportunity for the student to develop clinical proficiency and to understand and perform all aspects of clinical radiography. Proficiency requirements are completed using a competency-based educational format integrated with didactic course material.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 4513 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A lecture and corresponding laboratory course discussing the nuclear medicine radiation detection devices, their components, applications, and quality control. Instrumentation includes: gas-filled detectors, ion chambers, scintillation detection systems, and semiconductor detectors. The course also covers ancillary equipment such as xenon trap machines, nebulizers, and centrifuges.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 4533 Imaging Devices in Nuclear Medicine 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A lecture and corresponding laboratory course discussing the variety of imaging devices used in nuclear medicine; their functions, limitations, and quality control. Devices include: gamma cameras, gating devices, CT, PET/CT (including attenuation correction), medical cyclotrons, and MRI. The course includes medical informatics.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

MIRS 4534 Clinical Nuclear Medicine I 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The first lecture and discussion course in a three-semester sequence covering the diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures including skeletal; gastrointestinal; respiratory; endocrine and lymphatic imaging. The course will engage students in discussions concerning the procedures and their own clinical experiences.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4553 Clinical Nuclear Medicine II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The third lecture and discussion course in a three-semester sequence covering the diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures including oncology; central nervous system; inflammatory; genitourinary; CT and emerging applications. The course will engage students in discussions concerning the procedures and their own clinical experiences.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4560 Advanced Clinical Nuclear Medicine 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A clinical education course in which students will execute advanced nuclear medicine through direct and indirect supervision as appropriate to the student's competency level. Further development of technical skills; professional skills; healthcare team role; department management knowledge; respect for cultural diversity; and decision-making skills are primary goals.
Course Component
Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 4572 Advanced PET/CT Imaging 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course is designed to enhance knowledge of PET/CT imaging in the areas of procedure protocols, radiopharmaceuticals, radiation safety, and patient care. Aspects of PET/CT will include oncology, neurology and cardiology.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4603 Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to program or permission This course introduces the student to the multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of cancer.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4610 Treatment Planning Seminar in Radiation Therapy 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisite: MIRS 3711 or by permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Daily treatment planning sessions conducted in the department. The student will observe the clinician, dosimetrist, and radiation therapist in their evaluation and decision making in regard to specific treatment modalities for the patient under treatment.
Course Component
Lecture

MIRS 4614 Physics of Radiation Therapy 4 hrs.
This course provides the student with the fundamentals of radiation therapy physics. This includes the structure of matter, nuclear transformations, interactions and measurement of ionizing radiation, absorbed dose, the quality of X-ray and electron beams, calibration of megavoltage beams of X-rays and electrons, isodose distributions, brachytherapy, protection and quality assurance/control.
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Lecture

MIRS 4660 Advanced Clinical Radiation Therapy Technology 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 3660 or permission. Advanced competency-based radiation therapy clinical rotations and discussion sessions in which second year students perform and discuss basic and advanced radiation therapy procedures. The students are directly supervised in the clinical setting.
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Discussion
Clinical

MIRS 4703 Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to program or permission This course provides the student with the concepts of treatment planning. This includes contours, simulations, calculations, isodose curve computations and radiation therapy devices and accessories. Continuation of MIRS 4603.
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Laboratory

MIRS 4723 Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy III 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to program or permission This course provides the student with the concepts of clinical radiation oncology. This includes the etiology, pathology, methods of treatment, patient prognosis, the effects of combined therapies and the therapists' role in disease management. Continuation of MIRS 4703.
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Lecture

MIRS 4733 Patient Care in Radiation Therapy 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 3152 or by permission. This course provides the student with concepts of patient care including considerations of the physical and psychological needs of the patient and his/her family. Comprehensive study of symptoms commonly associated with cancer therapies and their supportive care and management, during and after treatment, is emphasized.
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MIRS 4773 Radiation Dosimetry and Instrumentation 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 4614 or by permission. This course covers the principles of radiation therapy dosimetry and instrumentation. Topics include aspects of calibration, monitoring, protection, quality assurance and dose determination of X- and gamma radiations. Through clinical/laboratory experiences, the student will identify and operate various calibration and monitoring devices, particularly those utilized in determination of dose.
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Laboratory

MIRS 4802 Genitourinary Sonography 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS Admission to Sonography Program or Permission. Will provide instruction in cross-sectional anatomy, pathology, sonographic image production and interpretation, examination protocols, and pharmacology related to genitourinary sonography.
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Lecture

MIRS 4803 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation II 3 hrs.
An advanced course in ultrasound physics and instrumentation which includes a laboratory component. Content covered will include techniques of signal processing, and scan conversion to analog or digital format, commercial instrument variations, calibration and quality control.
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Laboratory

MIRS 4810 Interdisciplinary Seminar 1-3 hrs.
Weekly seminars which focus on areas of ultrasound usage, peripheral to the major specialties. Additional topics of interest to sonography may be presented. May be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours.
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Independent Study

MIRS 4811 Biologic Effects of Ultrasound 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Ultrasound/tissue interactions and current knowledge of thermal, cavitational and indirect mechanisms of damage are discussed. Public Health concerns and clinical bioeffect studies will be reviewed. Current, pending, and/or possible voluntary or non-voluntary controls on ultrasound instruments and usage will be enumerated.
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MIRS 4813 Cardiovascular Sonography II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 4853 Cardiovascular Sonography I or by permission This course will cover in detail specific anatomic variants and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system which relate to diagnostic medical sonography.
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MIRS 4832 Advanced Sonography 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 3832 and 3872 or by permission. Course details specific soft tissue anatomy, anatomic variants, and pathology of the head, neck, abdomen, pelvis, breast, genitalia, and peripheral vascular system relevant to general diagnostic sonography.
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MIRS 4853 Cardiovascular Sonography I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Cardiac Sonography MIRS 3813 A course in cardiovascular sonography designed to provide the student with understanding of the principles of hemodynamics and physiology related to cardiac and non-cardiac Doppler evaluations, of vascular disease processes, pathology, and their duplex Doppler features, of the spectrum of diagnostic and treatment procedures available for vascular pathology, and cardiac valvular diseases evaluation via transthoracic and transesophogeal.
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Lecture

MIRS 4860 Advanced Clinical Sonography 1-5 hrs.
Prerequisites: MIRS 3860 or permission. A course in which the students will develop and demonstrate advanced clinical proficiencies required to perform abdominal, obstetrical, cardiac, and vascular sonography examinations.
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Clinical

MIRS 4963 Multidisciplinary Capstone Seminar in Radiologic Technology 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Senior status and by permission. A course in which students interact as both participants and presenter in a series of seminars in state of the art medical imaging, radiation oncology, health policy issues and health care ethics; engage in a research assignment in one of these areas under the direction of faculty; and prepare a written thesis, or case study, report of findings, or written analysis/critique of a concept, clinical application, research problem, or issue in the course.
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Discussion

MIRS 4990 Special Studies in Medical Imaging Radiation Sciences 1-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: By permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit six hours. An individual instruction course in which the student, with the approval of and under the supervision of the instructor, may utilize readings, and/or research projects, and/or practicum, and/ or attendance at seminars or lectures, to explore and participate in one or more of several special subject areas of interest (offered by disciplinary section).
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Independent Study

NS
NS 3090 Current Topics in Nutrition 1-6 hrs.
An indepth study of a specific area of nutrition in which significant recent advances have been made. Content varies with needs of student.
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Lecture

NS 3111 Orientation to Clinical Dietetics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to Program or Permission Designed to introduce the student to the Profession of Dietetics. Students will learn about the Ameican Dietetics Association (ADA), educational pathways for dietetic professionals, and the importance of being professionally active. Standards of professional practice, the code of ethics, and several ADA position papers will be discussed.
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Lecture

NS 3133 Principles of Food Preparation 3 hrs.
Overview of handling and preparation of foods to promote safety, retain nutritive value and palatability; manipulation of protein, carbohydrate, fat in food development; composition of dietary components of foods as they relate to current us dietary guidelines and rdas.
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Laboratory

NS 3153 Nutrition During the Life Cycle 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Multi-level Course: NS 7153 This course is a three hour undergraduate lecture course that provides an overview of the normal nutrient requirements for healthy individuals at all ages throughout the human life cycle. Lectures emphasize the rationale for establishing these requirements and realistic means of meeting these requirements. The course focuses on disease prevention and health promotion throughout the life span. This course provides a letter grade.
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Lecture

NS 3173 Organic Biochemistry 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Cross Listed: BIOC 5173 This course is an introduction to topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry that relate to the study of nutrition. Major topics include functional groups, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and molecular biology. A major emphasis is given to metabolic pathways in energy production.
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NS 3191 Nutrition Assessment 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to Program or Permission This course is designed to provide an introduction to nutrition assessment, specifically looking at weight/ anthropometrics, dietary/alimentation, biochemical, clinical, drug nutrient interaction, and the Nutrition Care Process. It is intended to prepare the student for Medical Nutrition Therapy courses.
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Lecture

NS 3214 Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology 4 hrs.
An indepth study of the nutrients (digestion, absorption, metabolism, rationale for requirements, effects of imbalances, interrelationships, current controversies and research trends) metabolic pathways; fluid and electrolyte balance; temperature regulation; body composition; nutritional assessment; physiology of hunger. Clinical correlations are presented with each topic.
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Lecture

NS 3223 Nutrition Counseling 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Multi-level Course: NS 7223 This course is a three credit hour undergraduate course designed to develop the appropriate attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for effectiveness as a nutrition counselor and helping professional. The course provides a letter grade.
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Practicum
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NS 3246 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 6 hrs.
First in a series of three courses on diet and disease. Development of skill in designing therapeutic diets, assessing nutritional needs implementing appropriate nutritional support measures and interpreting diagnostic data. Nutritional management, nutritional intervention, and drug nutrients interaction studied in reference to disease states in adults, infants, and children with specific disease states. Clinical experience allow the student to apply classroom concepts in clinical setting.
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Laboratory

NS 3253