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Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

CSD Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes

By completing the CSD Undergraduate program at UMD, students will develop the following knowledge and skills.

DIR- 1: BASIC COMMUNICATION PROCESSES (BC)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate knowledge of the basic human communication process, including the biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural basis

DIR-2: COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (CD)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate knowledge the etiologies, characteristics and anatomical/physiological, acoustic psychological, developmental, linguistic and cultural correlates of articulation, phonology, language, hearing, voice and fluency disorders.

DIR-3: FOUNDATIONS OF TREATMENT(T)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduate will demonstrate the basic foundations of treatment of communication disorders including prevention, evaluation, and intervention.

DIR-4: COMMUNICATION INTERDEPENDENCE (goal discontinued)


DIR-5: WRITING (W)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate organized and professional writing skills for academic and clinical situations: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.

DIR-6: SPEAKING (S)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate speaking skills necessary for professional oral communication: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.

DIR-7: RESEARCH (goal discontinued)

DIR-8: ETHICS (E)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate standards of ethical conduct.

DIR-9: CULTURAL AWARENESS (CA)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate multicultural sensitivity in the discipline of human communication sciences and disorders.

 
DIR-10: SELF-AWARENESS (Reflection)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate self-evaluation of effectiveness of practice.

 

As part of their education, students' performance is assessed for achievement of the above outcomes. Composite information also is used for assessment and improvement of the CSD Program.  For more information, visit the UMD Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Web site on UMD Assessment of Student Learning.

 

 

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