Spring 2017 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 14-May 17
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11416 
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NOTE: Please be advised that SLPA 110 students must participate in an interview process that occurs by the third week of class.


SLPA 121    Fieldwork Experience in Speech-Language Pathology    4 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to student orientation, the following requirements must be submitted for review: (1.) Proof of negative tuberculin (TB) skin test within three months prior to class. (2.) If TB skin test result is positive, proof of inactive TB chest x-ray within one year prior to class. (3.) Proof of completion of CPR/First Aid certification. (4.) Proof of malpractice insurance. Live Scan fingerprinting is determined through clinical placement protocol.
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 covers the job-related skills needed to be a speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA). It also provides 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. This course includes opportunities for record keeping and managing client data, setting up/preparing for sessions, and performing various clerical duties. 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 14-May 17
T         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 715          
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Zajic               TBA TBA                 11418 
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NOTE: Mandatory orientation the afternoon of 01/05/17. Students will meet clinical fieldwork instructors that same evening - 01/05/17.
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 2016 as well as submission of mandatory paperwork.
Class will meet at contracted sites for the LAB portion.


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.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:15PM-09:20PM LEC R.Coronado           ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11519 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L, is required in this class.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017