8: Curry School of Graduate Education

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Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education
Department of Human Services | Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy

Department of Human Services

Includes courses related to clinical and school psychology, communication disorders, counselor education, and health and physical education.

EDHS 501 - (3) (Y)
Clinical Phonetics

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Phonetics is the study of the structure and functioning of speech sounds. Teaches the basic skills of phonetic transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet, and introduces basic theoretical issues in the study of phonology.

EDHS 502 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science

Prerequisite: EDHS 501, 505
Study of principal concepts and procedures appropriate to the study of physiologic, perceptual, and acoustic aspects of voice and speech.

EDHS 504 - (2) (Y)
The Clinical Process

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Provides a structured transition from the first observations of speech, language and hearing disorders to the initial clinical practicum. Uses videotaped observations covering evaluation and treatment of the basic disorder areas of language, phonology, articulation, voice, fluency, and hearing across the life span.

EDHS 505 - (3) (Y)
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

A preliminary examination of the mechanisms underlying normal speech production and reception.

EDHS 508 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Audiology

Introduction to the profession of audiology, with an emphasis on diagnostic audiology. Topics include anatomy, physiology, and common pathologies of the auditory system, types and impact of hearing loss, conventional procedures used to assess hearing, interpretation of audiological test findings, and criteria for making audiological referrals.

EDHS 510 - (1) (Y)
Professional Issues in Communication Disorders

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Lecture and discussion of professional preparation for service to the communicatively impaired population. Course introduces students to professional responsibilities including licensure, certification, clinical training requirements and academic requirements expected of the ethical, qualified service provider.

EDHS 515 - (3) (S)
Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)

Prerequisite: Speech pathology and audiology students only
A beginning course in American Sign Language (ASL) and an overview of the use of sign language with non-deaf special populations.

EDHS 516 (3) (SI)
Disorders of Language Related to Reading

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of disorders of phonological processing and central auditory processing as related to the written language skills of reading and spelling in both the developmental and acquired population. Etiology, evaluation, and treatment are discussed.

EDHS 518 - (1-3) (SI)
American Sign Language II

Prerequisite: EDHS 515 or permission of instructor
An intermediate course in American Sign Language (ASL). Assumes a beginning knowledge and skill level in ASL.

EDHS 524 - (3) (Y)
Substance Abuse in Society

Examines substance abuse and use in contemporary society. Topics are treated from a multi-disciplinary perspective and include: biological, pharmacologic, cultural, social, psychological, political, economic, and legal aspects of substance abuse. Patterns of addiction, intervention, and rehabilitation in respect to alcoholism and other drugs will also be analyzed. Assessments of the costs, options and alternatives to addiction along with educational efforts to prevent such are examined. Class discussions are an integral part of this course as well as lectures. Credit may not be earned in both EDHS 225 and EDHS 524.

EDHS 533 - (3) (Y)
Communication Skills: Interpersonal Process Recall (IPR)

Continuous and interrelated experiences provide an opportunity to learn more about communicating with other people. Focuses on effective communication skills and personal communication styles. Effective communication responses are taught and practiced within the course and the required laboratory experiences.

EDHS 542 - (3) (Y)
Motor Learning

Analysis of the basic principles and concepts relating to the acquisition of motor skills. Basic research and principles are discussed in relation to motor learning and performance, including the psychological and physiological principles related to movement behavior, with specific relevance to the teaching process. Extensive writing and a research project are required.

EDHS 543 - (3) (S)
Social Processes and Individual Differences in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Focuses on the social and psychological factors related to participation in sport and exercise. Topics include socialization into and through sport, observational learning, feedback, reinforcement and leadership behaviors, competition and competitive stress, character development, and self-perception in sport.

EDHS 544 - (3) (Y)
Athletic Injuries

Prerequisites: Anatomy and kinesiology or permission of instructor
Analysis of the principles, procedures, and techniques used in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for the athletic trainer, physical therapist, and physical education teacher. A laboratory experience is available in addition to the regular course (one credit).

EDHS 545 - (3) (Y)
Adapted Physical Education

Students study the nature and causes of disabling conditions and the motor needs and tolerances associated with these conditions. They gain experience and skill in planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching, and evaluating instruction for children with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities in mainstream physical education settings.

EDHS 546 - (3) (Y)
Assessment in Physical Education

Analysis of assessment strategies and techniques of assessment used in physical activity settings. Emphasizes the general concepts and techniques of assessment in physical activity settings, and addresses strategies for the selection and administration of assessment tests.

EDHS 547 - (3) (Y)
Motivational Processes in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Focuses on factors related to motivation in sport and exercise settings. Antecedents and consequences of motivated behavior are examined from theoretical, research and application perspectives. Emphasizes the topics of participation motivation in sport, intrinsic/extrinsic motivational orientations (cognitive evaluation and competence motivation), achievement goals, causal attributions and effective responses, and exercise motivation and behavior.

EDHS 548 - (3) (SS)
Qualitative Analysis of Motor Patterns

Experienced teachers analyze and further develop their qualitative assessment skills. The course identifies a number of (approximately 10-15) qualitative skills that the teachers are interested in analyzing and developing competency in and then works on these skills.

EDHS 550 - (3) (Y)
Contemporary Health Issues

Analysis of significant current health problems and interests relative to various stages of the life cycle. Major discussions deal with human sexuality, modification of disease risks, emergency health care, mood alteration, death, and dying. Emphasizes the physiological, psychological, sociological, and ethical factors involved in individual health related decision making. Same as EDHS 450 with extra requirements.

EDHS 551 - (3) (E) Teaching School Health Education
Introduction to current instructional approaches appropriate to a comprehensive K-12 health education curriculum. Designed for elementary and/or secondary school health instructors; stresses specific roles for schools in preventing health problems and promoting high level wellness among students and community through well-planned health instruction. Emphasizes organization for planning, implementation techniques, instructional strategies, and the evaluation of instruction.

EDHS 552 - (4) (S)
Emergency Medical Care

Examination of current approaches to the management of accidental and medical emergencies. Provides an in-depth study of common emergencies and appropriate procedures for reducing the severity of injury as well as possible preventive actions. Some emergency conditions included are those associated with: cardiopulmonary difficulty, temperature-related injuries, poisoning, hemorrhaging, diabetes, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest, emergency childbirth, epilepsy, fractures, and major forms of shock. Emphasizes developing an understanding of community organizations specializing in providing emergency medical treatment. Components of a comprehensive emergency medical care system are investigated. Successful mastery of content can lead to competencies necessary to take appropriate examinations for EMT and CPR certification. Same as EDHS 451 with extra requirements.

EDHS 553 - (3) (O) Nutrition
Study of basic principles of nutrition including psychosocial-cultural considerations in dietary intake. Focus on nutrient sources and actions, digestion, special population needs, weight control, food faddism, international problems, and nutrition-related disorders. Nutrition education is also discussed.

EDHS 554 - (3) (Y)
Modalities in Athletic Training

Study of the theoretical foundations and principles of the therapeutic modalities used in the physical medicine environment. Includes theory and clinical techniques used to enhance the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

EDHS 557 - (3) (SS)
Sports Medicine Conference

Week-long conference that begins with lectures and visitations and observations of surgery and prosected cadaver joints. Continues with presentations by nationally known physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists. It concludes with a written examination and submission of a literature review paper on a selected topic in sports medicine. Same as EDHS 457 with extra requirements Credit may not be earned in both EDHS 457 and EDHS 557.

EDHS 558 - (3) (SS)
Sport Psychology Conference

Comprehensive analysis of selected aspects related to sport psychology. Topics covered include: motivation, goal setting, mental rehearsal, coaching styles, personality variables in sport, youth sport, anxiety, and performance enhancement. Specific applications to teaching, counseling, and coaching athletics are emphasized. This week-long conference concludes with an examination and extensive paper due at a later time. Same as EDHS 458 with extra requirements. Credit may not be earned in both EDHS 458 and EDHS 558.

EDHS 561 - (3) (Y-SS)
Computer Applications in Physical Education

Provides hands-on experience with specific applications programs which introduce the student to how microcomputers can be used as an object of instruction, medium of instruction, and management tool. Emphasizes developing functional computer skills which can be used immediately by physical education professionals to improve their efficiency.

EDHS 563 - (2) (E) History, Principles and Philosophy of Physical Education
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of the heritage of physical education in terms of historical foundations and philosophical foundations. Also examines the principles of physical education.

EDHS 589 - (1-3) (IR)
Selected Topics

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Used to offer selected topics and as the course number for courses under development. Grading is determined on the basis of the individual offering and may be either graded or S/U. May be repeated.

EDHS 701 - (3) (O) Anatomy and Physiology: Hearing
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Study of the anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism.

EDHS 703 - (1-3) (Y)
Lab: Speech and Hearing Science

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EDHS 704 - (2) (Y)
Psychoacoustics

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of the basic principles of auditory perception in the normal auditory system. Interdependencies among stimulus variables, experimental methods, and subjective experience are examined to increase understanding of the auditory processing of information and measurement of auditory function.

EDHS 705 - (3) (SS)
Clinical Applications of Computers in Communication Disorders

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Explores possible applications of microcomputers in the treatment and remediation of communication disorders. Emphasizes direct clinical use and analysis of evaluation and treatment data.

EDHS 706 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Phonology and Articulation

Prerequisites: EDHS 501, 502, 504, 505, permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of development and disorders of phonology and articulation. Etiology, evaluation and treatment are discussed.

EDHS 707 - (1-6) (IR)
Problems in Disorders of Communication

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Study of selected problems in the field of speech and hearing. Topics include: (1) research trends; (2) laboratory instrumentation; (3) diagnosis and appraisal; (4) the hearing impaired; (5) the language impaired; (6) contemporary issues; (7) special topics.

EDHS 708 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Fluency

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of fluency disorders: development, theory, evaluation, and treatment.

EDHS 709 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Voice Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

A lecture-discussion and clinical study of voice disorders, organic and functional: pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment. Requires attendance at the University Voice Clinic, report writing, and a class project.

EDHS 710 - (2) (SS)
Disorders of Communication Craniofacial Anomalies

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of communication disorders associated with cleft palate and other orofacial deformities: pathology, evaluation, and treatment. Requires attendance at the University Craniofacial Clinic, report writing, and a class project.

EDHS 712 - (3) (Y)
Pathophysiologies of the Auditory System

Prerequisite: EDHS 508, 703 or permission of instructor
Overview of pathologies effecting the auditory system and their characteristic effects on various aspects of auditory function.

EDHS 713 - (3) (Y)
Diagnostic Audiology I

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of the basic elements of a diagnostic hearing evaluation: case history, pure tone air and bone conduction threshold testing, speech threshold testing, speech recognition testing, tympanometry, static acoustic immitance, acoustic reflex measurement, and test interpretation and reporting. In addition to class lectures, scheduled lab time is required.

EDHS 714 - (3) (Y)
Diagnostic Audiology II

Prerequisites: EDHS 713
Advanced diagnostic techniques are discussed within the context of test batteries designed to evaluate and differentiate hearing disorders attributable to conductive, sensory, neural, central, and non-organic pathologies. In addition to class lectures, scheduled lab time is required.

EDHS 715 - (4) (Y)
Sensory Aids for the Hearing Impaired

Prerequisite: EDHS 701, 712 or permission of instructor
An introduction to current hearing aid and hearing aid related technology, methods for client assessment, procedures for the selection of appropriate amplification for clients with auditory disorders, techniques for verification of the effective use of amplification and the aural rehabilitation support necessary to optimize successful use of hearing aids by hearing impaired individuals across the life span and with sensitivity to cultural differences.

EDHS 717 - (3) (Y)
Conservation, Prevention, and Education: Hearing

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of the quantification of noise measurement, its physical, psychological and social effects, and remedial measures. Various hearing conservation programs are reviewed.

EDHS 718 - (3) (Y)
Habilitative Audiology I

Prerequisite: EDHS 508 or equivalent or permission of instructor
Overview of a family-centered team approach to the development or rehabilitation of communication skills in hearing impaired individuals across the life span and with sensitivity to cultural differences. Emphasizes appropriate speech, language, speech reading, listening, education, social/vocational, psychological and counseling intervention with the underlying philosophy that the use of residual hearing must be maximized through the use of appropriate amplification, cochlear implants and/or assistive devices. Students are acquainted with the variety of team members involved in aural habilitation.

EDHS 719 - (3) (Y)
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Communication

Prerequisite: Basic anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanism, permission of instructor
Introduces the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of speech, language, reading, writing, hearing, and vestibular function. Neuropathologies effecting communicative functions are reviewed.

EDHS 720 - (3) (SS)
Habilitative Audiology II

Prerequisites: EDHS 715, 718 or permission of instructor
An integrative course in the study and research of advanced considerations for the selection and fitting of hearing aids and assistive listening devices with application to specific case studies, advanced considerations and procedures for the assessment and treatment of persons with cochlear implants, and advanced consideration for the rehabilitation of hearing-impaired clients. Emphasizes the application of counseling techniques regarding the psycho-social effects of hearing loss, acceptance of amplification and pragmatic/assertive communication skills to minimize the effects of hearing loss on communication.

EDHS 721 - (3) (Y-SS)
Introduction to the Profession of Counseling

Prerequisite: For counselor education majors or permission of instructor. Required of all counselor education masterís degree students
Introduction and professional orientation to the history of the profession of guidance, counseling, and personnel services; the social, economic, philosophical, theoretical, and political bases of the profession; the major legal and ethical issues facing counselors; and a survey of career opportunities for counselors.

EDHS 722 - (3) (Y-SS)
Introduction to Career Interventions

Prerequisite: For counselor education majors or permission of instructor
Surveys social, educational and occupational information and materials, and their use in counseling. Introduces career development theory, written and non-written informational media; personal, educational and career decision-making, and basic life planning techniques.

EDHS 723 - (3) (Y-SS)
Theories and Techniques of Counseling

Prerequisite: For counselor education majors or permission of instructor
Analysis of the theory and practice of counseling with special emphasis on the counseling process. Conditions of counseling, counseling techniques, and the counselor as a professional helper are emphasized.

EDHS 724 - (3) (Y-SS)
Group Counseling Procedures

Prerequisites: EDHS 721, 723, 729, or permission of instructor
Analysis of the theory and practice of group work, the relationship of group activities to counseling, and specific skills in group techniques.

EDHS 725 - (1) (S)
Using Tests in Counseling

Prerequisite: EDES 718, EDHS 723, and permission of instructor;
counselor education majors only Study of the role of standardized test data in counseling.

EDHS 727 - (3) (Y-SS)
Research in Counseling

Prerequisite: Counselor education majors only or permission of instructor
The role of research in the counseling profession is examined. Emphasizes the activities of the counselor both as a consumer and producer of research.

EDHS 728 - (3) (Y)
Community and Human Service Agency Counseling

Prerequisites: For counselor education majors or permission of instructor
Provides an overview of the historical, philosophical, organizational, and sociocultural foundations of human service agencies. Various community and human service agency settings and the unique client populations they may serve are explored. Attention given to the roles, functions, and responsibilities of mental health counselors.

EDHS 729 - (3) (S)
Counseling Practicum

Prerequisites: EDHS 723 and permission of instructor. An intent to
register must be filed the semester preceding registration. A basic laboratory practicum for all masterís students. Actual counseling practice under supervision of the instructor.

EDHS 730 - (3) (Y-SS)
Multicultural Counseling

Prerequisites: EDHS 721, 723, 729, or permission of instructor
Exploration of cognitive, effective, and behavioral considerations of counseling culturally diverse client groups. Introduces counseling theories and techniques relevant to the mental health of these groups. Cultural attributes, strategies, and coping skills of diverse client groups are examined in terms of how they can be synthesized into the counseling process.

EDHS 733 - (3) (Y)
Ethical-Legal Aspects of Counseling

Prerequisite: Open to all counselor education majors and selected graduate students
Identifies some ethical and legal aspects of the helping professions and considers some of the moral-ethical dilemmas of counselors and other helpers. Focus on actual cases, ethics, legal responsibilities, and decision-making.

EDHS 741 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Athletic Training

Prerequisites: EDHS 544, NATA certification, or permission of instructor
Presents an overview of the etiology for head and neck, upper and lower extremity, and trunk. Also included are the contemporary therapeutic exercise protocols for each of these injuries. Guest lectures are presented on related topics.

EDHS 742 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Exercise Physiology

Prerequisites: Human physiology; introduction to exercise physiology or equivalent
An advanced study of the physiological adaptations to exercise. Emphasizes energy metabolism, physiological responses to exercise and exercise training techniques. Current research findings are stressed.

EDHS 743 - (1-3) (Y)
Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Prerequisite: EDHS 742
A presentation through lectures and laboratory experiences of laboratory procedures and biomedical instrumentation pertinent to exercise physiology laboratories and applied physiology research. Students are involved in a review of current research in each area of laboratory experimentation and participate as both subjects and investigators.

EDHS 744 - (3) (SI)
Motor Development

Describes and analyzes normal motor development across the lifespan from pre-natal development through older adulthood. Emphasizes identifying and classifying motor behaviors across the lifespan as well as understanding the interaction of environmental and biological factors which effect acquisition of these movement behaviors. Laboratory experiences included. Same as EDHS 445 with additional scholarly and research requirements.

EDHS 745 - (3) (O) Advanced Motor Learning
Prerequisite: EDHS 542
Analysis of the interaction of psychological and physiological principles related to the learning and performance of motor skills. Selected topics include feedback models of learning, cybernetics, factors effecting the acquisition of skill, classification of movement behavior and motor memory. Emphasizes in-depth study of the theoretical and practical nature of motor skill acquisition and performance.

EDHS 747 - (3) (Y)
Developmental Sport and Exercise Psychology

A lifespan developmental approach is taken with attention to topics that are salient to youth, adolescence, and young, middle, and older adulthood. Topics include self-perceptions, motivation, social influences, moral development, and exercise/sport maintenance and adherence.

EDHS 750 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Practicum

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
Supervised field experiences under the direction of the professional staff.

Section 1: Adapted Physical Education (S-SS)
Section 2: Adult Fitness (S)
Section 3: Athletic Training (S-SS)
Section 4: Health Promotion (SI)
Section 5: Motor Learning (SI)
Section 6: Sport and Exercise Psychology (S-SS)
Section 7: Strength Training (S-SS)
Section 8: Cardiac Rehabilitation (SI)
Section 9: Instructional Supervision (S-SS)

EDHS 758 - (3) (SS)
Anatomical Bases of Sports Medicine

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Course includes dissection of the human cadaver and emphasizes the musculoskeletal, articular, nervous, and vascular systems. Dissection experiences are supplemented with classroom lectures. The role of anatomical structures as they relate to athletic injury mechanism, evaluation, and rehabilitation is emphasized. Each student prepares a presentation designed to relate topics of clinical relevance to dissected regions of the cadavers.

EDHS 759 - (3) (S)
Principles of Stress and Stress Management

Provides an understanding of the integration of stress theory, assessment and management within the counseling and helping professions. Explores the impact of stress on mental and physical health and the acquisition of coping skills.

EDHS 760 - (3) (Y)
Adapted Physical Education: Developmental Disabilities

Study of the physical and motor attributes of children with developmental, learning, and emotional disabilities. Abnormal and/or delayed patterns of motor development are studied through an assessment, diagnosis, and prescriptive format. Emphasizes identifying functional goals for these individuals and programmatic techniques for attaining these goals.

EDHS 762 - (3) (Y)
Personality

Prerequisites: EDLF 715, 716, or 720
Examination of classical and modern theories of the origin and development of personality and human motivation.

EDHS 763 - (3) (Y)
Seminar: Issues in Professional Psychology

A review of the historical antecedents of contemporary practice. Centers on issues such as ethics, regulation of the profession, legislative and legal issues relative to practice, interdisciplinary issues, public policy, and psychopharmocology as it relates to clinical practice.

EDHS 764 - (3) (Y)
Cognitive Assessment

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Introduction to the administration, scoring, and interpretation of a variety of individually administered psychological tests. Coverage includes tests of intelligence, perceptual motor functioning, and various specific abilities.

EDHS 768 - (3) (Y)
Psychopathology

Prerequisites: EDHS 762 and permission of instructor.
Analyzes the etiology, development, and manifestations of various forms of emotional and social maladjustment in children, adolescents, and adults. Emphasizes developing the conceptual understanding necessary for differential diagnosis, symptom assessment, and use of the DSM system. Stresses the importance of cultural, social, and developmental factors.

EDHS 770 - (3) (Y)
Health and Physical Education Teaching Seminar

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor; corequisite: EDHS 771-772
An analysis of current issues related to teaching health and physical education (K-12).

EDHS 771 - (6) (Y)
Teaching Associateship: Elementary Physical Education

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
Internship (student teaching) experience for pre-service teachers. Supervision by clinical instructors from elementary schools, in cooperation with University supervisors.

EDHS 772 - (3-6) (Y)
Teaching Associateship: Secondary Health and Physical Education

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
Internship (student teaching) experience for pre-service teachers. Experience is supervised by clinical instructors from secondary school, in cooperation with University sponsors.

EDHS 782 - (3) (S)
Mental Health Adjustment

Analysis of the principles of adjustive behavior from a scientific point of view. The principles of behavior, personal and social maladjustment and the contributions of learning and culture are focused on. Methods of intervention and behavior change are reviewed with an in depth examination of one method of intervention. Same as EDHS 482 with extra requirements.

EDHS 788 - (1-6) (Y)
Health and Physical Education Field Project

Field based, action research project, designed to explore a contemporary educational problem.

EDHS 793 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Independent Study

Prerequisite: Approval of advisor and instructor, and an approved plan of study
May be repeated for credit. Permits students to work, under close faculty guidance, on individual study topics when particular needs cannot be met by registration in regularly scheduled courses. Only six credits of EDHS 793 may be included in an M.Ed. degree program. Topic of the independent study must be listed on the studentís degree application.

Section 1: Letter Grading
Section 2: S/U Grading

EDHS 802 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Communication: Augmentative and Alternate Systems

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A lecture-demonstration course to introduce the techniques and materials essential to developing augmentative communication programs for children, adolescents, and adults who are non-vocal and severely physically handicapped.

EDHS 803 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Motor Speech Production

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDHS 502, 706, 719 or permission of instructor
Review of contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for patients with dysarthria or apraxia of speech: includes semiology, etiology, pathophysiology and nosology. Introduces clinical practice, including evaluation, treatment and counseling.

EDHS 805 - (6) (Y)
Electrophysiology: Hearing

Prerequisite or corequisite: EDHS 701, 712-715
An introduction to the theory and use of physiological measures in the evaluation of auditory and vestibular functions.

Section 2: Laboratory 2 credits, S/U grading.

EDHS 808 - (3) (SI)
Advanced Laboratory in Speech and Hearing Science

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Supervised laboratory projects, individually structured for advanced students of speech and hearing science. May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 809 - (3) (Y-SS)
Disorders of Language: Birth to Preschool

Prerequisite: Language development course, permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of disorders of language systems which includes; morpho-syntax, semantics, and pragmatics in the early developmental population; and etiology, evaluation and treatment.

EDHS 810 - (3) (S)
Disorders of Language: School Age

Prerequisite: Language development course, permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of language impairments in school-age children in relation to academic, social, and emotional performance; includes etiology, evaluation and treatment.

EDHS 811 - (3) (Y)
Disorders of Language: Aphasia

Prerequisite: EDHS 719 or permission of instructor
Review of contemporary issues in clinical aphsiology, including epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, semiology, nosology. Introduces clinical practice including evaluation, treatment and counseling.

EDHS 812 - (3) (SS)
Disorders of Communication Based in Cognitive Dysfunction

Prerequisite: EDHS 719 or permission of instructor
Review of contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology with persons presenting with right cerebral hemisphere pathology, traumatic brain injury, dementia, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, semiology, or nosology. Introduces clinical practice including evaluation, treatment, and counseling.

EDHS 813 - (2) (SS)
Dysphagia

Prerequisite: EDHS 719 or permission of instructor
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of problems of swallowing. Reviews contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology with patients presenting with dysphagia, including semiology, etiology, pathophysiology and nosology, An introduction to clinical practice including evaluation, treatment and counseling.

EDHS 814 - (2) (SS)
Pediatric Audiology

Prerequisites: EDHS 701, 712, 713, 714, 715
A lecture-discussion and clinical laboratory experience focusing on the identification, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of hearing problems in the infant, toddler, and young child populations. Topics include embryonic development of the auditory system, development of auditory behaviors, issues and techniques related to neonatal hearing screening, issues and techniques related to clinical assessment of hearing function in infants and young children, disorders of hearing that effect children, and issues related to early intervention with hearing impaired children and their families.

EDHS 815 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Clinical Practice in Speech and Language Pathology

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of clinical practice in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of speech and language handicapped children and adults. Programs are individually structured for the student to provide clinical and field work experience in a variety of voice, speech and language disorders, ages of patients and rehabilitation settings, or in a particular aspect of professional specialization. Close individual supervision is maintained by staff consultants, and each case is discussed in weekly conference.

EDHS 816 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Clinical Practice in Audiology

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of clinical practice in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing impaired children and adults. Programs are individually structured for the student to provide clinical and field work experience with a variety of clinical populations, ages of patients, and practicum settings or in a particular aspect of professional specialization. Close individual supervision is maintained.

Section 1: School Setting
Section 2: Medical Setting

EDHS 817 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Clinical Externship

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Analysis of clinical practice in the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with communicative disorders. Programs are individually structured for the advanced graduate student to provide experience with a variety of clinical populations, age groups, and specializations. For graduate audiology and speech-language pathology advanced clinical students. The sites are off-grounds, and usually within a two hour driving distance of the University.

EDHS 822 - (3) (Y)
Consultation

Prerequisite: EDHS 723, EDHS 729, or permission of instructor
An examination of the models and process of consultation. Designed to expand the studentís interpersonal skill repertoire. Emphasizes the practice of consultation appropriate to various work settings.

EDHS 824 - (3) (IR)
Substance Abuse Counseling

Introduction to substance abuse counseling. Provides an understanding of the disease concept and other views of addiction, different methods on treating substance abuse, the process of recovery, the Twelve Step model, the role of the family in addiction, and counseling issues such as confronting denial, intervention, family counseling, relapse, and the role of the counselor in treatment. Emphasis is placed on developing skills through role play, case study, and interactions with substance abuse counselors and clients.

EDHS 825 - (3) (E) Advanced Career Development and Career Counseling
Prerequisites: EDHS 722 and 723
Advanced study of career development theories and research, and the application of theoretical propositions to career counseling. Emphasizes the integration of career development concepts into the counseling process.

EDHS 827 - (3) (IR)
Counseling Adults

Prerequisite: EDHS 723
Exploration of the concerns and problems that post high-school aged counselees present to counselors. The areas of concern are related to developmental theories. Counselors resources and helping strategies appropriate for problem areas are examined.

EDHS 828 - (3) (Y)
Marriage and Family Dynamics

Prerequisite: EDHS 723, or permission of instructor
Analysis of the theory and practice of family counseling. An overview course that addresses the major traditional family therapy theories as well as recent advances.

EDHS 829 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Counselor Education Masterís Internship

Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor, EDHS 729, subject to availability of suitable internship placement. An intent to register must be filed the semester preceding registration.
An internship for elementary, secondary, college personnel, and community agency counselors. A minimum of 100 on-site hours is required for each 1 credit of EDHS 829 credit. A minimum TOTAL of 600 on-site hours and six credits of EDHS 829 must be included in M.ED. programs. When approved by the program advisor, nine credits of EDHS 829 can be included in an M.Ed. program. A description of the setting must be included on studentsí degree applications. The description will specify the school level, the student personnel service, or the type of community or human service agency in which the internship occurred. Students are required to participate in on-Grounds supervision. May be repeated for credit.

Section 1: Elementary School Setting (S)
Section 2: Middle/Secondary School Setting (S)
Section 3: Higher Education Setting (S-SS)
Section 4: Community and Human Services Agency Setting (S-SS)

EDHS 830 - (3) (Y)
Assessment in Counseling

Prerequisite: EDLF 718/EDHS 725
Study of assessment devices and techniques used by counselors. Also provides practice in the interpretation of test data with emphasis on communication principles.

EDHS 831 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Elementary School Counseling

Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or permission of instructor
Exploration of the planning and initiation of counseling programs in elementary schools with an emphasis upon counselor's duties, organizational structure, goals, purpose, and evaluation. Programs and techniques appropriate to meet the needs of elementary school students are studied. Attention is also given to contemporary issues confronting elementary school counselors.

EDHS 832 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Middle/Secondary School Counseling

Prerequisite: Counselor education major or permission of instructor
Analysis of the planning and initiation of counseling programs in middle and high schools with an emphasis upon counselor's duties, organizational structure, goals, purpose, and evaluation. Programs and techniques appropriate to meet the needs of middle and high school students are studied. Attention is also given to contemporary issues confronting middle and secondary school counselors.

EDHS 834 - (3) (Y)
Counseling Children

Prerequisites: EDHS 721, 723, or permission of instructor
Exploration of the concerns and problems that children present to counselors. The areas of concern are related to developmental theories. Counselor resources and helping strategies appropriate for problem areas are examined.

EDHS 835 - (3) (Y)
Counseling Adolescents

Prerequisites: EDHS 721, 723, or permission of instructor
Exploration of the concerns and problems that adolescents present to counselors. The areas of concern are related to developmental theories. Counselor resources and helping strategies appropriate for problem areas are examined.

EDHS 838 - (1-3) (SI)
Topical Issues in Counselor Education

Prerequisite: Approval of instructor
Deals with a variety of professional issues in counseling, guidance, and personnel services. Topics can be developed around the interests of prospective students. Must be prearranged. Topics are announced prior to registration.

EDHS 839 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Advanced Counseling Practicum

Prerequisites: EDHS 729, advanced standing, and permission of instructor. An intent to register must be filed the semester preceding registration; may be repeated
For advanced students who desire field type or laboratory counseling experiences. (Subject to availability of suitable practicum placement.)

Section 1: Individual Counseling
Section 2: Group Counseling

EDHS 841 - (3) (Y)
Orthopedic Basis of Sports Medicine

Prerequisite: EDHS 741, permission of instructor
Analysis of selected topics pertinent to evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries, including Cyriax approach to soft tissue evaluation, instrumented assessment of knee joint laxity, joint mobilization, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and isokinetic evaluation and rehabilitation. Hands-on laboratory experiences follow didactic presentations whenever appropriate.

EDHS 842 - (3) (Y)
Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise

Prerequisite: EDHS 742 or permission of instructor
Analysis of metabolic adaptations to acute bouts of exercise, and the adaptations to chronic exercise training. Topics include energy sources for human movement; substrate utilization, muscle plasticity, functional significance of the metabolic adaptations to chronic exercise training; muscle fatigue and damage.

EDHS 843 - (3) (Y)
Exercise Intervention in Disease

Prerequisite: EDHS 742 or permission of instructor
Examines the impact of exercise on the disease process, focusing primarily on cardiovascular disease and non-insulin dependent diabetes. Examines hypotheses concerning causes of diseases, risk factors, and modification of risk factors through exercise and diet intervention.

EDHS 845 - (3) (Y)
Disease Processes and Prevention

Investigation of those disease processes most common and/or of significance in their effects upon individual, community, nation, and world health status. For each disease, emphasis is on definitions, manifestations, etiology, pathology, epidemiology, general medicine procedures, disease prognosis, and potential preventive actions. Familiarizes the student with diseases in order to develop a better understanding of the specific mechanisms through which preventive actions work as a goal of effective health education.

EDHS 846 - (3) (Y)
Adapted Physical Education: Physically and Sensory Impaired

Study of the physical and motor attributes of individuals with physical, sensory, and health disabilities. Programming and instructional implications in physical education for these populations are addressed in regard to the ecological, psychological, social and learning characteristics of these populations. Emphasizes developing functional physical education goals for these individuals and achieving these goals through the process of planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching and evaluating instruction.

EDHS 848 - (3) (Y)
Review and Critique of Sport and Exercise Psychology Research

Develops critical thinking and analysis in order to read and interpret recent studies on a variety of topics. The process of article review and publication is discussed, including: (1) steps in the publication process; (2) characteristics of good research articles; (3) using ďcharacteristics of good research articlesĒ to review and critique published an submitted work; and, (4) how to organize and write a good manuscript review for a paper submitted for publication. As consumers of research, participation in this course enables independent, informed decisions on the quality of research study in applying it to an area of interest (e.g., coaching, fitness, rehabilitation). As potential researchers in the field, insight is gained on how to write papers (e.g., theses, journal articles, narrative reviews) that maximize the probability of a favorable response by reviewers and readers.

EDHS 850 - (3) Seminar
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and advisor
Additional sections on special topics may be offered subject to sufficient student interest.

Section 1: Adapted Physical Education (S-SS)
Section 2: Athletic Training (Y)
Section 3: Biomechanics (S-SS)
Section 4: Exercise Physiology (S-SS)
Section 5: Health Promotion (S-SS)
Section 6: Motor Development (S-SS)
Section 7: Motor Learning (S-SS)
Section 8: Sport and Exercise Psychology (S-SS)
Section 9: Sports Medicine (Y)
Section 10: Strength Training (S-SS)
Section 11: Pedagogy (S-SS)

EDHS 851 - (1-3) (IR)
Curry Forum on Educational Issues

School-wide interdisciplinary course on the key issues in education. Faculty from the Curry School and nationally recognized scholars introduce selected issues and topics. Small discussion groups explore these subjects in greater detail. Sponsored by all four departments. Open to all masterís and doctoral students.

EDHS 853 - (1-9) Supervised Research
Prerequisite: Permission of advisor and instructor
Participation in a research project. Designed especially for masterís degree program students. Total credits may not exceed nine.

Section 1: Adapted Physical Education (S-SS)
Section 2: Athletic Training (S-SS)
Section 3: Biomechanics (S-SS)
Section 4: Exercise Physiology (S-SS)
Section 5: Health Promotion (S-SS)
Section 6: Motor Development (S-SS)
Section 7: Motor Learning (S-SS)
Section 8: Sport and Exercise Psychology (S-SS)
Section 9: Sports Medicine (S-SS)
Section 10: Strength Training (S-SS)
Section 11: Pedagogy (S)

EDHS 861 - (3) (Y)
Marital and Coupleís Therapy

Analysis of basic principles and techniques of marital and couples therapy. The emphasis of the course is practical, with theory covered as it related to the interactional dynamics and behavior of the therapy. Experiential techniques, i.e, role playing, video tape, and/or live supervision are an integral part of the course. Some therapy experience is desirable although not required for the course.

EDHS 863 - (3) (Y)
Principles of Psychotherapy I

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Introduction to the assumption and process of psychotherapy. Explores basic principles of change as reflected in the dynamics of the psychotherapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client. Examines the pitfalls of being a beginning therapist and the problems faced in initiating the therapy process. Participants are provided with an experiential setting to heighten awareness of such concepts as transference, resistance, and termination.

EDHS 864 - (3) (Y)
Principles of Psychotherapy II

Prerequisite: EDHS 863 or permission of instructor
In-depth examination of cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic individual psychotherapy. The theoretical base and accompanying empirical literature of varying approaches are discussed with special emphasis on application of principles. Experimental techniques, e.g., role playing and observation of video tapes, are included. Continuation of EDHS 863.

EDHS 865 - (3) (Y-SS)
Individual Psychotherapy

Designed to teach the principles and techniques of individual psychotherapy. May be repeated for credit and each year the psychotherapeutic approaches to be taught are specified. The specialized course offering for a given yearófor example, brief strategic psychotherapy, child psychotherapy, or rational emotive therapyóis printed on the studentís transcript.

EDHS 866 - (3) (Y)
Personality Assessment I

Prerequisite: EDHS 764 and permission of instructor
First of a two-semester sequence in personality assessment. Trains the clinical/school psychology graduate student in basic methods of clinical assessment using a battery of psychological tests, including both projective and non-projective instruments. There are two components to the first semester course: (1) critical examination of theory and research on psychological testing; (2) a supervised practicum in clinical assessment. Clinical assessments with children and adults are covered.

EDHS 867 - (3) (Y)
Personality Assessment II

Prerequisites: EDHS 866 and permission of instructor
Second of a two-semester sequence in personality assessment. During this semester students (1) examine theory, practice, and research on the application of a variety of personality assessment techniques and instruments to specific diagnostic questions (e.g., assessment of psychotic, effective, neurotic, and borderline disorders); and (2) continue learning to conduct personality assessments through a supervised practicum. Clinical assessments of children and adults are covered.

EDHS 869 - (1-6) (S-SS)
School/Clinical Psychology Practicum

Prerequisites: EDHS 764
Supervised field experience in activities central to the role of the school/child psychologist.

EDHS 870 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Clinical Psychology Practicum

Supervised placement in a setting designed to provide students with clinical experiences dealing with children, adults and families.

EDHS 871 - (3) (Y)
Psychosocial Consultation

Prerequisites: EDHS 768 and permission of instructor
Seminar and practicum experience designed specifically for advanced doctoral students. Focuses on the theoretical and research issues that relate to the practice of consultation and supervision. In addition to the readings and class discussions, students engage in both consultation and supervisory activities. Students are challenged to draw upon their prior knowledge of psychological assessment, problem solving, methods of intervention, and psychological theory. Facilitates the integration of prior learning into practice.

EDHS 872 - (3-6) (IR)
Group Therapy Interventions

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Designed to broaden and strengthen the group therapeutic skills and experience of doctoral students. Entails the observation of various group procedures, and participation in an ongoing group experience.

EDHS 873 - (3) (Y)
Family Therapy: Theory and Techniques

Prerequisites: EDHS 864, 865 or equivalent and permission of instructor
Overview of family therapy theory and methods. The major schools in the field of family therapy are examined with a focus on learning how to conceptualize a case from these different perspectives. Special emphasis is on the application of various intervention models to family problems commonly presented in therapy and to a review of both process and outcome research in family therapy. Observation of actual cases is a required part of the course.

EDHS 874 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Family Therapy

Prerequisites: EDHS 864, 865 and permission of instructor
Advanced seminar in family therapy designed to give students an in depth exposure to methods of family intervention. Includes ongoing supervision using both didactic and case format. May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 875 - (3) (E) Psychological Interventions in Schools
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Advanced study of the role and function of the psychologist in school settings. Topics include psychoeducational assessment and remediation procedures, varieties and techniques of appropriate psychological interventions in schools, and models of and national trends in school psychology service delivery.

EDHS 893 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Independent Study

Prerequisite: Approval of advisor and instructor, and an approved plan of study
Permits advanced graduate students to work, under close faculty guidance, on individual study topics when particular needs cannot be met by registration in regularly scheduled courses. The topics of the independent study must be listed on the studentís degree application. May be repeated for credit.

Section 1: Letter Grading
Section 2: S/U Grading

EDHS 897 - (1-9) (S-SS)
Directed Research

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor and faculty sponsor
Independent research by advanced level graduate students preparing for doctoral dissertation research. May be repeated.

EDHS 899 - (1-6) (S-SS)
Masterís Thesis

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A thesis project conducted under the guidance of the masterís advisor or others approved by the departmental chair. A formal plan should be filed in the Office of Student Affairs, and the final project must be approved by at least two Curry faculty members.

EDHS 901 - (3) (S-SS)
Speech and Hearing Science Seminar

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Study of contemporary research literature in speech and hearing science and individual research problems conducted under supervision of the instructor.

EDHS 902 - (3) (S-SS)
Speech Pathology Seminar

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Study of contemporary research literature in speech pathology and individual research problems conducted under supervision of the instructor.

EDHS 903 - (3) (S-SS)
Audiology Seminar

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Study of contemporary research literature in audiology and individual research problems conducted under supervision of the instructor. May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 909 - (3) (S-SS)
Doctoral Seminar: Communication Disorders

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 921 - (3) (IR)
Advanced Group Counseling Techniques

Prerequisites: EDHS 724, 729, and permission of instructor
Advanced graduate seminar in group counseling theories and techniques. Different theoretical approaches to philosophies of group counseling are studied in depth. The accompanying techniques of each theory are considered and practiced.

EDHS 922 - (3) (Y)
Advanced Individual Counseling Strategies

Prerequisites: EDHS 729 and permission of instructor
An advanced graduate seminar designed to offer a thorough examination of the theoretical basis and research evidence for several specific behavior change techniques applicable in counseling individuals. Particular attention is assigned to the application of learning models in the development and use of various individual counseling procedures.

EDHS 929 - (3) (Y)
Counselor Supervision

Prerequisite: Counselor education doctoral student or permission of instructor
Study of counselor supervision combined with a required experience as a supervisor-trainee in a laboratory practicum course.

EDHS 931 - (3) (Y)
Doctoral Seminar: Counselor Education

Prerequisites: Advanced standing and permission of instructor
Specialized study of present status of the profession. Emphasizes research in the field, state-of-the-art, and possible future directions.

EDHS 932 - (3) (Y)
Doctoral Seminar: Counselor Education

Prerequisites: Advanced standing and permission of instructor
Specialized study of present status of the profession. Emphasizes professional problems and issues.

EDHS 939 - (3-6) (S-SS)
Counselor Education Doctoral Internship

Permission of instructor

Section 1: School
Section 2: Higher Education
Section 3: Community Agencies
Section 4: Counselor Education
(Subject to availability of suitable internship placement.)

EDHS 950 - (1-6) (Y)
Advanced Doctoral Seminar

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Special topics and research analysis for doctoral students.

EDHS 974 - (1-6) Internship in College Teaching or Supervision
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member. Opportunities are arranged by the students with the assistance of the sponsoring faculty member.

EDHS 975 - (1-3) (S-SS)
Seminar: Topics in Clinical Psychology

Doctoral seminar covering selected topics in adult and family clinical psychology. May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 976 - (1-3) (S-SS)
Seminar: Topical Issues in School Clinical Psychology

Prerequisite: Approval of instructor
Deals with a variety of professional issues in school and child clinical psychology. Topics can be developed around the interests of prospective students. Must be prearranged. Course topics will be announced prior to registration and have included social and effective process in development and neuropsychology. May be repeated for credit.

EDHS 993 - (1-6) (SI)
Independent Study

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
Students work under close guidance of a faculty member on areas of particular interest to the student when such need and interest can not be met by a regularly scheduled course. A plan of study should be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the studentís permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs.

EDHS 995 - (1-6) (SI)
Supervised Research

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Permits students to work jointly with faculty or other students in cooperatively designing and executing research projects. The nature and scope of such projects are advanced beyond the masterís level, and a plan of research should be signed and filed in the studentís permanent file.

EDHS 996 - (1-6) (SI)
Independent Research

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Permits students to work independently under the supervision of a Curry faculty member. A plan of research should be signed by the faculty member and filed in the studentís permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs.

EDHS 997 - (1-12) (S-SS)
Internship - Ed.D. or Ph.D.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Full-time professional internship with supervision shared by the host institution or agency, and the University.

Section 1: Professional Psychology   A supervised experience in which students apply their clinical skills in a mental health, school system, or hospital setting. All setting meet either the criteria for internships set by the Virginia Board of Psychology or those set by the American Psychological Association, in addition to those established by the faculty of the Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology.

Section 2: Speech-Language Pathology   Clinical internship in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with communicative handicaps in an educational, rehabilitation and/or medical setting. The internship provides the student an opportunity to gain experience in working with other professional team members serving the communicatively handicapped individual; to be exposed and participate in the operations of the practicum site; and to increase his or her ability to assume independent case management; and, when possible, specialize in working with a particular age group and/or disorder.

Section 3: Audiology

Section 4: A supervised internship designed for doctoral students to gain experience in the profession of education. This internship must be completed after admission to the doctoral program, and under the direct supervision of a Curry faculty member.

EDHS 999 - (1-12) (S-SS)
Doctoral Dissertation

Continuous enrollment is required from start of dissertation, through the proposal and final examination.


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