Marywood University—Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Five Year Program Leading to a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Typical Course Sequence

(Effective Fall 2014)

PRE-PROFESSIONAL (Undergraduate) PHASE

FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM: (34 UG credits)

Fall 1 Spring 1
CSD 163 Intro Comm Dis (2) CSD 166 Anat/Phys Sp/Hrng (4)
CSD 164 Phonetics (3) CSD 261 Sp Sci (3)
BIO 130 Prin Ant/Phy (3) PSY 251 Dev. Psych (3)
PHIL 113 Philosphy (3) RST 112 Religion (3)
ENG 160 Writing Skills (3) ENG 180 Literature Course (3)
PSY 211 Gen Psy (3)        
UNIV 100 Liv Resp (1)        
Total:18 (5 UG CSD & 13 LA) Total:16 (7 UG CSD & 9 LA)

SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM: (40 UG credits)

Fall 2 Spring 2
CSD 265 Sp/Lang Dev (3) CSD 270 Hearing Sci (2)
CSD 265L LSA Lab (2) CSD 271 Intro Artic/Phono (3)
CSD 241 ASL I (3) CSD 266 Intro LDC (3)
CSD 263 Linguistics for SLP
(3) CSD
or LA
242
***
ASL II or
General Elective
(Educ. Psy required for TC)
(3)
PHYS or
CHEM or
ENVS
*** Physical Science
(Req. for ASHA)
(3) PHIL 315
404
Ethics or
Biomedical Ethics
(3)
FL *** Foreign Lang (3) FL *** Foreign Lang** (3)
Total:17 (11 UG CSD & 6 LA) Total:17 (8 or 11 UG CSD & 6 or 9 LA)

**3 credits of FL may be replaced with a LA General Elective if student meets core curriculum requirements for years taken

Sum 1 (Session I)
ENGL *** English (>301) (3)
LA *** General Elective (3)
Total: 6 (6 LA)


THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM: (47 credits; 42 UG credits- 5 Grad Credits)

Fall 3 Spring 3
CSD 363 Audiology (3) CSD 364 Aural Rehab (3)
CSD 363L Audio Lab (0) CSD 361 Intro Clin Method (3)
CSD 366 Comm Dis Adults (3) CSD 469 Special Topics (1)
MATH 216 Statistics (3) LA *** Gen. Elective
(Method/Assess ESL required for TC)
(3)
LA
***
General Elective
(Social Fnd. required for TC)
(3) HIST 105 Ethnicity & Diversity (3)
FA *** Fine Arts (3) RST *** Religion
(above 100 level)
(3)
HIST *** History
(3)        
Total: 18 (6 UG CSD & 12 LA) Total: 16 (7UG CSD & 9LA)

 

Sum 2 (Session I) Sum 2 (Session II)
CSD 501 Fam Sy/Coun:Mul Cul
(2) CSD 468 Intro Clin Pract SLP
(begins Sum I10 wks)
(2)
CSD 505 AAC
(3) LA *** Gen Elective (3)
LA *** Gen Elective (3)        
Total:8 (5 GRAD CSD & 3 LA) Total: 5 (2 UG CSD & 3 LA)

NOTE: 121 credits toward their UG degree have been earned at the completion of the 3rd year curriculum. For those students transitioning to the Professional Phase, 5 additional CSD graduate credits will be counted toward the 126 credit requirement for the UG degree. For those students who will not be transitioning, undergraduate elective liberal arts credits will be required to complete the 126 credit requirement for the UG degree.

 


PROFESSIONAL (Graduate) PHASE

FOURTH YEAR CURRICULUM: (40-42 CSD Grad credits for 5-year students; 46-48 CSD Grad credits for 2-year students) and (3-9 additional EDUC Grad credits if pursuing Teacher Certification & not previously taken)

Fall 4 Grad Spring 4 Grad
CSD 502 Sem Aphasia (3) CSD 500 Research Meth (3)
CSD 504 LLD (4) CSD 507 Voice Disorders (2)
CSD 506P Dx Tests/ Meas & Scient Clin Writing (3) CSD 503 Sem Artic/Phon (3)
CSD 515 Dysphagia (3) CSD 508 Fluency Disorders
(2)
CSD 516A Clin Pract SLP A (1) CSD 516B Clin Pract SLP B (1)
CSD 518P* Clin Meth/Proc: Independ Study (1) CSD 506L LSA Lab: SALT (1)
CSD 524 Neuroscience (2) CSD 514 Adult Neuro Sp Dis (2)
     
CSD 521 Dx. Pract (1/2 Cohort) (2)
Total: 16 CSD Grad Credits for students
completing 5 year program or (*) 17 CSD
Grad Credits for new incoming grad students

Total:14 or 16 CSD Grad Credits

 

Sum 3 Grad (Session I) Sum 3 Grad (Session II)
CSD 505** AAC (3) CSD 512* Cleft Palate (schedule varies) (2)
CSD 525* Autism (2) CSD 522**** Audio/Aural Rehab Pract (begins summer I- schedule varies)
(1)
CSD 501** Fam Sy/Coun: Mul Cul
(2) CSD 521*** Dx. Pract (1/2 Cohort) (begins summer I- 10 weeks) (2)
EDUC 502 Multi Dis Fnd (required for TC)
(3) CSD 517P Prof Issues (begins summer I- schedule varies) (1)
And/Or EDUC 523

Ed. Pysch (required for TC)

(3) CSD 516C Clin Pract SLP C (begins summer I- 10 weeks) (1)
        CSD 510 Comm. Dis. Infants/Tod.
(3)
        EDUC 561 Methods/Assess ESL (Required for TC) (3)
Total: 2 CSD Grad credits for students completing 5 year program; 7 CSD Grad credits for 2-year grad students; 3-6 EDUC credits if pursuing TC and not already completed
Total: 6 to 10 CSD Grad Credits depending on elective option(s)* and semester where CSD 521 and 522 are taken; 3 EDUC credits if pursuing TC and not already completed

* Students must take either CSD 512 or 525; students can elect to take both

** 5-year students take these during Sum 2 of 3rd year

*** CSD 521 is taken in Spring 4 Grad or Summer 3 Grad

**** CSD 522 is offered at various points in the graduate curriculum based on availability of placements and supervisors


FIFTH YEAR CURRICULUM (11 CSD Grad Credits) or (20 Grad credits; 8 CSD Grad credits & 12 EDUC credits if pursuing Teacher Certification)

Fall 5 Grad Spring 5 Grad
CSD 511 Peds. Neuro Sp. Dis
(2) CSD 520 E Clin Externship SLP (3)
CSD 513 Comm Dis TBI, Dem, Rt. Hemi (3) OR EDUC 597 CSD Stud Teach
(*Req for Teacher Cert)
(12)
CSD 519 I Clin Internship SLP (3)        
Total: 8 CSD Grad Credits Total: 3 CSD Grad Credit or 12 EDUC Grad Credits