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All courses are 3-credit hour for a total of 21 credit hours. Courses taken at other universities should have equivalent course content and total at least 21 hours.  

TWU Course

Comparable Courses

COMS 3523- Audiology I. Introduction to anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, assessment of hearing and the effects of hearing loss on communication across the ages from infancy through old age.

 

Basic Audiology courses offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) departments.

COMS 2333- Anatomy and Physiology for Speech and Language. The relationship of anatomy and physiology of the brain, central nervous system, and the respiratory system with articulation, phonation, and hearing.

 

A&P courses offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. A&P courses offered through Biology departments will not meet this requirements but will fulfill the basic biological science requirement.

COMS 3063- Normal Speech and Language Development. Nature of language, language-learning theories, and milestones of speech and language development; emphasis on preschool years.

 

Normal speech and language development of courses offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. Similar courses offered through Psychology or other departments must be approved by the TWU COMS department.

COMS 3333- Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription. Classification and phonetics of English Phonemes using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), diacritical markings and phonological processes.

 

Phonetics courses offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. Phonetics courses offered through Linguistics or other departments must include transcription practice with IPA.

COMS 3553- Normal Language Development in School Age Children. Nature of oral and written language, the relationship of language to academic learning and language development in the school age years.

 

School-age language development courses offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. Often this course is taught as Language Science. Note: Not all CSD departments offer this course. In the event a student is able to take all leveling coursework except this one at another university, any other CSD course will be permitted to replace it.

 

COMS 3503- Speech Disorders and Intervention. Normal speech development; etiology, diagnosis and treatment for speech disorders as they relate to children and adults. Factors involved in the learning and teaching of speech to the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

 

Speech disorders, articulation disorders, speech sound disorders, fluency disorders, voice disorders or similar coursework offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. In the event that this course is combined with language disorders, two such “speech and language disorders” courses would be required.

COMS 3563- Language Intervention. Etiology, diagnosis and therapy for language disorders in children ages 3 through 12. Other language disorders will be presented as they relate to infants, adolescents and adults.

 

Language disorders (for children or adults) or similar coursework offered through Communication Sciences & Disorders departments. In the event that this course is combined with speech disorders, two such “speech and language disorders” courses would be required.

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