Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16

T06:15PM-09:20PMLECK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 71019606Textbook

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 (SLPA) as well as the practicing Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). Requirements for employment in various work settings, including interdisciplinary and supervisory relationships, observational skills, mandated reporting, Code of Ethics, and scope of practice are covered. Clinical observations at off-campus locations in the area are a part of the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 71011305Textbook
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 13-May 16

T05:00PM-05:50PMLECK.ZajicARC MAIN HeEd 710
TBATBALABK.Zajic TBA TBA11307Textbook
NOTE: Mandatory orientation the afternoon of 01/04/18. Students will meet clinical fieldwork instructors that same evening - 01/04/18.
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 2017 as well as submission of completed mandatory paperwork.
Class will meet at contracted sites for the LAB portion.

TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA19605Textbook
NOTE: Mandatory orientation the afternoon of 01/04/18. Students will meet clinical fieldwork instructors that same evening - 01/04/18.
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 2017 as well as submission of completed 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.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.CoronadoARC MAIN HeEd 71611398Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and Canvas, is required in this class.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017