Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SLPA 110    Professional Issues and Practices in Speech-Language Pathology    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 communicative disorders, with consideration for cultural and linguistic variations. It includes legal and ethical considerations for the practicing speech-language pathology assistant as well as the practicing speech-language pathologist. Requirements for employment in various work settings, including interdisciplinary and supervisory relationships, and scope of relationships are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12632 
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: Students are responsible for any costs incurred in meeting the current tuberculosis clearance, live scan fingerprint clearance, malpractice insurance, and basic CPR/First Aid certification.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides supervised fieldwork experience assisting with the clinical management of persons with communicative disorders. It is specifically designed to train job related skills for the speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA). 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. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 162 hours which will include supervised fieldwork experience assisting with the clinical management of persons with communicative disorders. All fieldwork is done in specified off-campus locations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12633 
Textbook
NOTE: Mandatory orientation on 01/08/15. Students will meet clinical fieldwork instructors on 01/08/15.

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 enrollment in SLPA 121 is dependent upon the completion of all prerequisite courses. This is the final course of the SLPA Program AS degree - should more than one semester remain for academic completion, the SLPA Program Coordinator may drop a student from the course. Contact with the SLPA Program Coordinator is required during the fall 2014.
Class will meet at contracted sites for the LAB portion.


SLPA 300    Introduction to Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 17-May 20
T         06:15PM-09:20PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12777 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L, is required in this class.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015