Fall 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SLPA 105    Articulation and Phonology for the SLPA    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces principles and practices for management of individuals with articulation and/or phonologic disorders, with consideration for cultural and linguistic variations. Screening protocols as well as therapeutic practices and materials are discussed. Additionally, this course covers the study and application of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), transcription from Standard American English to IPA, and transcription from IPA to Standard American English.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAARC MAIN HeEd 71619990Textbook
A minimum of 6 hours of observation in the community is required for this class. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and Canvas is required in this class. Students must have accumulated a total of 15 hours of observation (SLPA 300, SLPA 110, and SLPA 120) to advance to the SLPA 121 course.


SLPA 115    Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinical Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 105 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores specific materials and strategies regarding speech, language, and hearing therapeutic service delivery with a focus on screening and intervention. It covers speech, language and hearing screening procedures, forms of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), development of forms of AAC, and the collection and transcription of language samples. This course is designed as an additional opportunity to gain more experience in preparation for fieldwork as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 700 Free Digital Book
TBATBALABK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 70012824Textbook
Some LAB assignments are completed in the ARC Child Development Center on campus. A medical clearance is required including proof of immunization for: Pertussis, measles, influenza, and a TB clearance - per state law. Student incurs cost.

TBATBALABTBAARC MAIN HeEd 70019988Textbook
Some LAB assignments are completed in the ARC Child Development Center on campus. A medical clearance is required including proof of immunization for: Pertussis, measles, influenza, and a TB clearance - per state law. Student incurs cost.


SLPA 120    Clinical Considerations in Service Delivery to Clients with Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores specific disorders of communication, and their causes and characteristics. Specific materials and strategies regarding service delivery are emphasized, with a focus on evidence-based practice. Similarities and differences with regard to therapeutic service provision by the Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) and the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) are introduced. This course covers remediation techniques and rationales for commonly used therapeutic approaches as well as principles of learning, strategies for service delivery with groups of clients, data collection, clinical documentation, and record keeping. The scope of responsibilities and the role of the SLPA in intervention and behavior management strategies are also reviewed. A total of six (6) hours of clinical observation at off-campus locations in the area are a part of the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 71011171Textbook
A minimum of 6 hours of observation in the community is required for this class. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and Canvas is required in this class. Students must have accumulated a total of 15 hours of observation (SLPA 300, SLPA 110, and SLPA 120) to advance to the SLPA 121 course.


SLPA 300    Introduction to Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the field of communication disorders, including an overview and history of the profession of speech-language pathology. It includes an overview of various speech and language disorders, as well as guidelines for determining the development of typical and atypical speech and language, and a minimum of three hours of video observations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19

F09:00AM-12:05PMLECTBAARC MAIN HeEd 71619375Textbook
A minimum of 3 hours of video observation using the Master Clinician Network is required for this class - student incurs cost. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and Canvas is required in this class.

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAARC MAIN HeEd 71011172Textbook
A minimum of 3 hours of video observation using the Master Clinician Network is required for this class - student incurs cost. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and Canvas is required in this class.

Fall 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: April 18, 2019