Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Outcomes
Goal 1 : Obtain knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes. (ASHA Standard III-B)
- SLO 1 : Students will identify and describe the biological and neurological processes of normal speech, language swallowing, and hearing.
- SLO 2 : Students will describe the development of typical speech, language, and auditory skills.
- SLO 3 : Students will identify and describe linguistic and cultural differences and how they impact language development.
Goal 2 : Obtain beginning knowledge of the nature of speech-language, hearing, and communication disorders and differences. (ASHA Standard III-C)
- SLO 4 : Students will identify and describe the biological and neurological processes of disorders in speech, language, and hearing.
- SLO 5 : Students will differentiate between language differences and language disorders.
Goal 3 : Obtain beginning knowledge of processes used in research and the integration of research principles into evidenced-based clinical practice. (ASHA Standard III-F)
- SLO 6 : Students will summarize and synthesize research in the field.
- SLO 7 : Students will critically evaluate research in the field.
Goal 4 : Obtain skill in oral and written communication. (ASHA Standard IV-B)
- SLO 8 : Students will write clearly and coherently about the assessment and treatment of communication disorders.
- SLO 9 : Students will present knowledgeably and clearly on the assessment and treatment of communication disorders.
Goal 5 : Apply course material to clinical experiences.
- SLO 10 : Students will reflect on their clinical experiences and connect them with coursework.
- SLO 11 : Students will apply their knowledge of normal and disordered communication to create and deliver lessons.