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Graduate Programs Council

March 1, 2006

Present: Bob Lloyd, Lynn Bye, Faith Loven (chair), Mary Ann Marchel, Julie Ernst, Jackie Millslagle.

Faith Loven convened the meeting.

Lynn Bye addressed the questions about SW 8031, Advanced Practice, proposed to change from 3 to 2-3 credits. This is an elective course and the variable credit allows students to take the course without completion of the research paper. Motion to approve pending submission of appropriate form that includes rational; second; APPROVED.

Faith explained the curriculum revisions package submitted by CSD that address certification changes , as well as student feedback in recent years. Proposed changes to the M.A. Communication Sciences & Disorders program are as follows:

Current

Proposed

Course

Cr

Course

Cr

CSD 5100—Portfolio

1

CSD Dept. Seminar

2

CSD 5200—Dysphagia

3

CSD 5200—Dysphagia

3

CSD 5230—Assistive Technology

4

CSD 5230—Assistive Technology

4

CSD5300—Lang Dis in Children & Adolesc

4

CSD—Lang Dis in School-Age Children

2

CSD 53-1—Land Dis in Infants, Toddlers, & Pre-Sch

2

CSD 5400—Rehab Proc for the Hard of Hearing

3

CSD 8200—Voice Disorders

4

CSD 8205—Advanced Fluency Disorders

3

CSD 8205—Advanced Fluency Disorders

3

CSD 8210—Professional Issues in SLP

1

CSD 8210—Professional Issues in SLP

1

CSD 8230—Neurogenic Lang. Dis.

3

CSD 8230—Neurogenic Lang. Dis.

3

CSD 8231—Neurogenic Speech Dis.

3

CSD 8231—Neurogenic Speech Dis.

3

CSD 8235—Counseling Apps in CD

2

CSD 8235—Counseling Apps in CD

2

CSD 5142—Intro to Diagnosis of CDs

2

CSD 8400—Clinical Methods: Audiology

1

CSD 8097—Internship

4

CSD 8097—Internship

4

CSD 8100—Research Methods in CD

3

CSD 8099—Projects in CD

2

CSD 8099—Projects in CD

2

Related Field

6

Related Field

6

Total

43

Total

43

Course changes as part of this package include:

  • CSD 4142, Intro to Diagnosis of Communication Disorders, change number to 5142. It will be required in the revised M.A. program.
  • Drop CSD 8400, Clinical Methods: Audiology, 1 cr..
  • Drop CSD 5300, Language Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 4 cr..
  • Add CSD 5301, Language Disorders in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers, 2 cr.
  • Add CSD 5302, Language Disorders in School-Age Children, 2 cr.
  • Add CSD 8100, Research Methods in Communication Disorders, 3 cr.

Motion and second on each proposal. All APPROVED.

Jackie Millslagle, Recorder