Bachelor of Arts
Students demonstrate an understanding of the typical processes of communication across the age span.
Students articulate and apply theoretical concepts of communication processes as they relate to typical and atypical communication skills.
Students describe behaviors one might encounter when managing persons with communication impairment in a variety of clinical settings.
Students demonstrate the basic procedures in the assessment of a communication disorder.
Students demonstrate or articulate the basic principles of intervention for a communication disorder.
Students show evidence of how to document the results of a communication evaluation or treatment session.
Students articulate how to evaluate and integrate published literature to enhance the care of persons with a communication or swallowing disorder.
Master of Science
Students administer and apply standardized and non-standardized evaluation and treatment tools according to professional standard of conduct and the ASHA Code of Ethics.
Students select and justify the appropriate evaluation and treatment tool based on an evidenced-based practice model.
Students interpret evaluation and treatment results, make appropriate adjustments, and convey the information accurately to others.