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Recommended Sequence of Courses

1st Year Credits
Semester I - Fall
COC 610 Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology 3
COC 611 Diagnosis, Measurement and Evaluation 3
COC 612 Articulation and Phonology 3
COC 615 Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Speech 3
COC 630 Language Disorders in Pre-School and School-Age Children 3
Total: 15
Semester II - Spring
COC 621.1 Seminar Clinic (Internship) or 2
COC 621.2 Seminar Diagnosis (Internship) 2
COC 627 Foundations of Research 3
COC 632 Language Disorders and Learning Disabilities 3
COC 633 Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
COC 650 Voice 3
Total: 14
Semester III - Summer
COC 645 Aphasia 3
Choose 1 Elective
COC 712 Neurogenic and Motor Speech Disorders 3
COC 715 Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies 3
COC 732 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 3
Total: 6
2nd Year
Semester IV - Fall
COC 621.1 Seminar Clinic (Internship) or 2
COC 621.2 Seminar Diagnosis (Internship) 2
COC 621.3 Seminar Externship I 2
COC 637 Disorders of Fluency 3
COC 651 Dysphagia 3
Elective (Choose 1 from the list below) 3
Total: 11 or 13
Semester V - Spring
COC 621.4 Seminar in Audiology 1
COC 621.3 Seminar Externship I or 2
COC 621.5 Seminar Externship II 2
COC 621.7 Seminar Research 1
COC 640 Advanced Audiology 3
Elective (Choose 1 from the list below) 3
Total: 12
Semester VI - Summer
COC 621.5 Seminar Externship II or 2
COC 621.6 Seminar Externship III (if needed) 2
Total: 4


Total Credits for M.S.: 58-60 credits (generally 58 credits; 60 credits if extra summer externship, COC 621.6, is needed to complete hour requirements).

Electives:

COC 710 Speech of the Hearing-Impaired
COC 712 Neurogenic and Motor Speech Disorders
COC 715 Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies
COC 725 Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders
COC 728.2 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Auditory Processing Disorders
COC 728.3 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Multicultural and Bilingual Populations
COC 728.4 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Language and Literacy
COC 728.5 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Geriatrics (Normal and Abnormal Aging)
COC 728.6 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Language Sampling Analysis
COC 728.7 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders: Language and Cognitive Rehabilitation in ID, TBI, AIDS and Dementia
COC 728.9 Seminar on Topics in Language Disorders:
Memory and Cognition as Factors in Language Acquisition (Psycholinguistics)
COC 729 Language Intervention Across the Life Span
COC 730 Speech Pathologist in the Public School
COC 731 Cluttering
COC 732 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
COC 733 Early Intervention


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISABILITIES CERTIFICATE (TSSLD)

12 credits of education coursework are needed. It is recommended that these requirements be fulfilled prior to entering the Speech-Language Pathology Program. however, these may be taken during the Graduate degree program.



A full list off Education courses available from the Education Chairman, Dr. Arthur Brezak.

  • A seminar in:
    • Child Abuse (EDU 511)
    • S.A.V.E: school violence prevention (EDU 513)
    • Autism (SPED 565)
    • Seminar in Bullying and Harassment ( Dignity for All Students Act- DASA)
    • The following tests need to be successfully completed:
      • ALST
      • EAS
      • A grade of 600 or higher on the Praxis examination
    • Additional requirements:
      • Fingerprinting
      • TEACH account and application for TSSLD
      • College Recommendation
      • Once all requirements are met, the College Recommendation will be entered on your TEACH account , found on the TEACH (NYSED.gov) website

For course descriptions, please see the Lander Colleges of Arts and Sciences Bulletin.