Advisement

Dr. Gelfer is the undergraduate major advisor for the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences for the 2011/12 academic year. Please send her an email at gelferc@wpunj.edu to schedule an appointment. You should plan on making an appointment every semester prior to registration. The following is a suggested curriculum sequence:

1st semester

Credits

2nd semester

Credits

CODS 2620

Intro to Comm. Disorders

3

CODS 2640

Phonetics

3

ENG 1100

College Writing (meets Area 2b)

3

PSY 1100

General Psychology (meets Area 3c)

3

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Area 1, 2, or 3 course

3

MATH 1350

Algebra, Trig & Functions

(meets Area 3e)

4

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Area 1, 2, or 3 course

3

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Area 1, 2, or 3 course

3

WPU 1010

First-Year Seminar

1.5

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Area 1, 2, or 3 course

3

Credits

13.5

Credits

16

3rd semester

 

4th semester

 

CODS 3610

Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Swallowing Mechanism

3

CODS 3660

Introduction to Language Disorders

3

CODS 3720

Nature and Development of Language

3

LANG

Foreign Language II

3

LANG

Foreign Language I

3

COMM 1100

Communication in Action

(meets Area 2a)

3

ANTH 1300

Origins and Diversity of Humankind

(meets Area 3c)

3

BIO 1140

Applied Anatomy & Physiology

(meets Area 3d)

4

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Area 4

3

PHYS 1900

Acoustics & Sound

4

Credits

15

Credits

17

5th semester (Junior year)

 

6th semester (Junior year)

 

CODS 3730

Science & Measurement of Hearing

4

CODS 4030

Articulation/Phonological Disorders

3

CSH 1300

Research and Statistics I

3

CSH 2300

Research and Statistics II

3

ANTH 2400

Word Play: An Intro to Linguistic Anthropology

3

CODS 4620

Auditory Rehabilitation

3

PSY 2100

Developmental Psychology

3

CODS 4650

Clinical Methods

2

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Area 5 or 6 course

3

CODS 4660

Observation Lab

1

 

 

 

PSY 3750

Cognitive Psychology

3

Credits

16

Credits

15

7th semester (Senior year)

 

8th semester (Senior year)

 

CODS 4800

Intro. to Clinical Practicum

1

CODS 4750

Senior Seminar

3

CODS 5060

Language Acquisition

3

CODS 4800

Intro. to Clinical Practicum

1

CODS 6420

Speech Science

3

CODS 5500

Diagnostic Methods

3

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Writing Intensive Elective

3

CODS 6220

Language Disorders in Children: 0-5

3

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Area 5 or 6 course

3

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Writing Intensive Elective

3

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Free Elective

3

 

Credits

16

 

Credits

13