Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SLPA 102    Introduction to Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. Observations of multimedia materials showing individuals who demonstrate speech and language disorders, as well as observations at various clinical sites in the area, are a part of the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12986 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L, is required in this class.


SLPA 110    Professional Issues and Practices in Speech-Language Pathology    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 102 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces principles and practices for management of individuals with communicative disorders, with consideration for cultural and linguistic variations. It includes legal and ethical considerations, as well as requirements for employment in various work settings, including interdisciplinary and supervisory relationships, and scope of relationships.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12529 
Textbook
NOTE: Please be advised that SLPA 110 students must participate in an interview process during the first two weeks of class in order to continue in SLPA 110.


SLPA 121    Fieldwork Experience in Speech-Language Pathology    4 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance, live scan fingerprint clearance, and malpractice insurance.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides supervised fieldwork experience assisting with the clinical management of persons with communicative disorders. There are opportunities to interact with clients/patients while implementing a prescribed treatment plan, and assisting with screening or evaluation under the direction of a Speech-Language Pathologist. The experience also includes opportunities for record keeping and managing client data, setting up/preparing for sessions as needed, and performing various clerical duties as needed. All fieldwork is done in specified off-campus locations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12530 
Textbook
NOTE: Mandatory orientation on 01/04/12. Students will meet clinical fieldwork instructors on 01/04/12.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Zajic               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Enrolled SLPA students are required to complete a minimum of 10 hours weekly at their clinical internship placement. Please be advised that students new to ARC and students who did not take SLPA 120 who are interested in SLPA 121 must undergo a transcript review and interview process before enrolling in SLPA 121.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012