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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "HESP-Hearing and Speech Sciences"

HESP - Hearing and Speech Sciences

HESP 120 Introduction to Linguistics (3) Credit only granted for: HESP120 or LING200. An introduction to the scientific study of natural language with focus on the basic concepts of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, with subsequent attention to the applied aspects of linguistic principles.

HESP 202 Introduction to Hearing and Speech Sciences (3) An introduction to communication sciences and disorders; a survey of the bases of normal speech, language and hearing ability, major forms of communicative disorders and their treatment.

HESP 258 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

HESP 300 Introduction to Psycholinguistics (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP202; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Recommended: HESP120. An introduction to current theories of language and an investigation of their relationship to human communication behavior. Survey of the experimental literature relating to this question.

HESP 305 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP202; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Anatomy, physiology, and neurology of speech mechanism.

HESP 311 Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP202; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Gross anatomy of the ear and pathways for transmission of sound energy through the peripheral and central auditory system. Causes, development and effects of pathological conditions contributing to temporary or chronic hearing impairments.

HESP 359 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

HESP 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department.

HESP 388 Undergraduate Research Externship (1-3) Prerequisite: HESP311, HESP300, HESP305, and HESP202. Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department; and sophomore standing or higher. Off-campus research internship with departmental affiliates at National Institutes of Health and regional universities. Contact department chairman for openings and descriptions of eligible placements.

HESP 389 LEAP Classroom Internship (1-3) Prerequisite: HESP202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Participation in a language-based, literacy-rich preschool classroom for children with speech-language disorders. Students will learn behavior management techniques, curriculum planning and implementation, facilitation of play among children, data collection and teaching srategies.

HESP 400 Speech and Language Development in Children (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP300; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Recommended: LING200 or HESP120. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.

HESP 402 Language and Phonological Disorders in Children (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP400; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Etiology, assessment and treatment of language and phonological disorders in children.

HESP 403 Introduction to Phonetic Science (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP305; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. An introduction to physiological, acoustic and perceptual phonetics; broad and narrow phonetic transcription; current models of speech production and perception.

HESP 404 Fluency & Voice Disorders (3) Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Etiology, assessment and therapeutic management of phonation, resonance, and fluency disorders in children and adults.

HESP 406 Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders in Adults (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP300 and HESP305; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Survey of the dysarthrias and aphasias in adults from an interdisciplinary point of view.

HESP 407 Bases of Hearing Science (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP311; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Fundamentals of hearing, including the physics of sound, anatomy and physiology of peripheral and central auditory nervous system, psychophysical procedures used in measurement of auditory sensation and perception, and topics in psychological acoustics.

HESP 410 Organic Speech Disorders (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP305; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Recommended: HESP403. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Credit only granted for: HESP410 or HESP498C. Formerly: HESP498C. Overview of cleft palate, pediatric and adult swallowing disorders, pediatric cerebral palsy, including dysarthria/apraxia, and their effects on communication; treatment considerations.

HESP 411 Introduction to Audiology (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP311; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.

HESP 413 Aural Rehabilitation/Habilitation (3) Prerequisite: HESP311. Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher. The fundamental aspects of aural rehabilitation therapy for both adults and children are introduced to students. Class time will consist of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities.

HESP 417 Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (3) Prerequisite: HESP400 and HESP411; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (HESP402, HESP404, HESP406, HESP410). Or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Restriction: Must be in Hearing and Speech Sciences program; or permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. The principles underlying the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults.

HESP 418 Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (3) Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HESP417. Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Repeatable to 6 credits. Supervised observation with some direct participation in clinical methods for the treatment of disorders of articulation, fluency, child and adult language; evaluation and habilitation/rehabilitation of hearing impaired children and adults.

HESP 420 Deafness and Sign Language (3) Credit only granted for: HESP498A or HESP420. An introduction to American Sign Language and Deaf Culture.

HESP 422 Neurological Bases of Human Communication (3) Prerequisite: HESP305; or permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: HESP498 or HESP422. Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomy and physiology substrates of speech and language.

HESP 469 Honor Thesis Research (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of honors thesis advisor required. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Student will develop thesis proposal, conduct research, analyze results, develop and defend final written document.

HESP 498 Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Selected topics in human communication and its disorders.

HESP 499 Independent Study (1-3) Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Hearing & Speech Sciences department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. A directed study of selected topics pertaining to human communication and its disorders.

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