Master's Program: Degree Course List

Typical Master's Program Sequence (This is a sample only.  The order is subject to change.)

 

First Semester (Fall 1):

  • CDIS 6010 Speech Science (4 hrs)
  • CDIS 6040 Counseling (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6170 Clinical Issues I (2 hrs)
  • CDIS 6610 Pediatric Language Disorders (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6760 Research Methods in Communication Disorders (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6970 Clinical Practicum (1 hr)

Second Semester (Spring 1):

  • CDIS 6110 Motor Speech Disorders (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6180 Clinical Issues II (2 hrs)
  • CDIS 6210 Voice (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6410 Stuttering (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6710 School-aged Language Disorders (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6970 Clinical Practicum (1 hr)

Third Semester (Summer):

  • CDIS 6190 Clinical Issues III (1 hr)
  • CDIS 6310 Aphasia (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6530 Dysphagia (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6320 Cognitive Rehabilitation (3 hrs)
  • Topics (2 - 3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6970 Clinical Practicum (1 hr)

Fourth Semester (Fall 2):

  • CDIS 6200 Clinical Issues IV (2 hrs)
  • CDIS 6450 Aural Rehabilitation (3 hrs - Not required if previously taken at the undergraduate level)
  • CDIS 6630 Phonology (3 hrs)
  • CDIS 6970 Clinical Practicum (1 hour)
    • Includes 2.5 days off-site (arranged by the clinical coordinator in consultation with the student)
  • Possibly Topics (2-3 hours)

Fifth Semester (Spring 2):

  • CDIS 6890 Internship (8 hrs)
    • Off-site 5 days/week
    • Can be near campus or other locations (other locations arranged by the student and clinic coordinator).

NOTE:

  • Topics are elective courses that vary each semester. Master’s students are required to take at least two Topics courses. See the Master’s Handbook for a description of these courses, as well as a list of all of the graduate level classes.  Recently offered topics classed have included: 
    • Language Sample Analysis
    • Head and Neck Cancer for the SLP
    • Oral Facial Anomalies

 

Master's Degree Course List


The following courses are courses offered at the Master's Level in Speech-Language Pathology:

 

CDIS 6000 Speech for Graduate Students (1-4)
CDIS 6010 Speech Science (4)
CDIS 6040 Counseling in CDIS (3)

CDIS 6050 Communication Disorders and Aging (3)
CDIS 6060 Diagnostics in Communication Disorders I (2)
CDIS 6070 Diagnostics in Communication Disorders I I (1-3)
CDIS 6110 Motor Speech Disorders (3)
CDIS 6170 Clinical Issues I (2)
CDIS 6180 Clinical Issues II (2)
CDIS 6190 Clinical Issues III (1)
CDIS 6200 Clinical Issues IV (2)
CDIS 6210 Voice Disorders (3)
CDIS 6310 Aphasia and Related Neuropathologies (3)
CDIS 6410 Stuttering (3)

CDIS 6450 Aural Rehabilitation (3)
CDIS 6510 Oral-Facial Anomalies (2)
CDIS 6530 Dysphagia (3)
CDIS 6610 Pediatric Language Disorders (3)
CDIS 6630 Issues in Phonological Intervention (3)
CDIS 6710 Language Disorders in the School-Age Population (3)
CDIS 6760 Research Methods in Communication Disorders (3)

CDIS 6790 Administration of Speech-Language-Hearing Programs in the Schools (3)
CDIS 6800 Graduate Seminar in Communication Disorders (1-3); Graded A/F
CDIS 6810 Graduate Seminar in Communication Disorders (1-3); Graded S/U
CDIS 6820 Topics in Communication Disorders (2-3); Graded A/F
CDIS 6320 Cognitive Rehabilitation (3); Graded A/F
CDIS 6830 Topics in Communication Disorders (2-3); Graded S/U
CDIS 6850 Directed Readings in Communication Disorders (1-3); Graded S/U
CDIS 6860 Independent Study in Communication Disorders (1-4); Graded A/F
CDIS 6870 Independent Study in Communication Disorders (1-4); Graded S/U
CDIS 6890 Internship (1-9)
CDIS 6910 Research Problems in Communication Disorders (1-3)
CDIS 6920 Research Group in Communication Disorders (1-3); Graded A/F
CDIS 6930 Research Group in Communication Disorders (1-3); Graded S/U
CDIS 6940 Workshop on Current Topics in Communication Disorders (1-3)
CDIS 6950 Workshop in Communication Disorders (1-3)
CDIS 6970 Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (1-3)
CDIS 6990 Thesis Research (1-12)

 

*** Bold items indicate required courses