Graduate

Sample Curriculum

Year 1 

Fall (7 credit hours)
SPA 6505 Pract Prep/Ethical Issues 1
SPA 5204 Advanced Clinical Phonology 3
SPA 5552 Diagnostic Principles and Practices 3

Spring (7 credit hours)
SPA 5403 Language Learning in the School Age Years 3
SPA 6505 Clinical Practicum I 4

Summer (6 credit hours)
SPA 6404 Language Learning Disabilities 3
SPA 6559 AAC 3

Year 2

Fall (7 credit hours)
SPA 6410 Aphasia 3
SPA 6505 Clinical Practicum II 4

Spring (7 credit hours)
SPA 6211 Advanced Vocal Disorders 3
SPA 6225 Advanced Fluency Disorders 3
SPA 6571 Ethical Practice Issues II 1

Summer (7 credit hours)
SPA 6505 Clinical Practicum III *On USF Tampa Campus 4
SPA 6324 Aural Rehabilitation 3

Year 3

Fall (7 credit hours)
SPA 6565 Dysphasia 3
SPA 6505 Clinical Practicum IV 4
This practicum requires additional experience in screening and diagnostic processes.

Spring (7 credit hours)
SPA 6505 Clinical Practicum V 4
SPA 6473 Multicultural Variations in Language Use 3

Summer (7 credit hours)
SPA 6505 Externship 4
This practicum requires that students have access to adults with communication disorders. This experience may be provided at an externship site or a school-based site that provides services to adults with developmental or neurogenic communication disorders. Students must obtain a minimum of 50 clock hours at the site to complete the practicum. The Department of CSD reserves the right to make individual decisions regarding students' clinical practica assignments at the discretion of the Program Director.
SPA 6805 Research Procedures 3