Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland

CSD-605: Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland)
This course introduces students to the discipline of communication science and the profession of speech-language pathology. The course includes exposure to the nature of human communication, theories of communication disorder causation, and approaches to disorder remediation. Clinical demonstrations, observations of clinical sessions, and interactions with people with impaired communication are used to illustrate and highlight the information that is presented in course lectures. The course also includes an independent study medical terminology module.