Catalog of Courses

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Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.). Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Learning culture of engineering, engineering use of computer tools, and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design.

Arizona Shared Unique Number SUN# EGR 1102 - In combination with: ECE103 Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+ or higher-level mathematics course, or an appropriate District placement above MAT15+, or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Equivalent course(s): ECE102 & ECE102AA
EGR1102

Fundamentals of the design process: engineering modeling, communication and problem-solving skills in a team environment. Emphasis on process-based improvements to the design process. Introduction to engineering as a profession.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: ECE103 or ECE103EP. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ECE102 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Equivalent course(s): ECE103 & ECE103AA & ECE103AB
EGR1102

Use MATLAB to solve engineering problems. An overview of programming, including matrices, structures, strings, functions, control flow, file management, data analysis, graphing capabilities, and mathematical calculations.

Prerequisites: C in [(MAT150 or MAT151 or MAT152 or MAT155 or MAT156) and MAT182] or MAT187 or higher level mathematics course or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Modeling of static equilibrium in particles and rigid bodies through analysis of forces and mechanical properties.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Corequisites: MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Modeling of dynamic motion in particles and rigid bodies through kinetics and kinematics. Work and energy principles; impulse and momentum principles; planar kinematics; equations of motion; conservation of energy and momentum.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: ECE211 and PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair.

Provides an overview of the normal development of human communication. Emphasis on normative processes involved in speech, language, and hearing development. Examines the impact of multicultural, multi-linguistic environments on speech and language development. Prerequisites: None.

Explore a variety of communication disorders in children and adults that speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat. Provides an introduction to typical versus disordered communication, the causes, characteristics of a variety of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders, and the effects that they can have on those afflicted with them. Prerequisites: None.

Provides a review of the anatomical systems of respiration, phonation, articulation and resonance and hearing and their relationship to pathologies of speech, language and hearing. Includes basic physiology of systems and the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology related to speech and hearing production mechanisms. Examines the physical characteristics of sound and the structure and function of the human auditory system. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes and treatment of language disorders across the lifespan. Focuses on developmental and acquired language disorders in childhood through adulthood. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Provides an overview of English phonetics and phonetic transcription including practice with transcription of normal and disordered speech at the entry-level using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Examines the nature, causes, characteristics and treatment of a variety of speech sound disorders across the lifespan including phonological processes/disorders, articulation, dysarthria, apraxia, and other organic disorders. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes, and treatment of a variety of speech, language, hearing disorders. Focuses on fluency, voice, hearing, and swallowing/feeding disorders. Expands on language disorders in adolescents and young adults including metacognition and cognitive strategies. Includes therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines issues associated with professional and ethical behaviors, including the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) scope of practice as specified by state and national governing bodies for the profession. Focuses on indirect activities related to client treatment including creation of lessons, implementation of treatment, and documentation. Includes an overview of universal safety precautions, confidentiality, compliance with laws/regulations, and service delivery options in both the educational and health care systems. Prerequisites: None.

Examines a variety of behavior principles, strategies and techniques used with individuals with communication disorders. Focuses on setting up a positive learning environment, increasing motivation and attention, and using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with clients. Prerequisites: None.

Practical experience in completing clinical fieldwork as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA). Provides opportunity to create lesson plans, implement therapy, record client performance and maintain appropriate documentation for a variety of speech-language disorders in a therapeutic environment. A minimum of 100 hours for the clinical interaction experience in this course is required. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the use of Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems within various environments to support functional interaction with individuals with disabilities. Focuses on a variety of guiding principles, strategies, accommodations, modifications, computer hardware and software as well as low-tech and high-tech AT and AAC systems. Provides guidelines for need identification and implementation of AT and AAC systems within therapeutic and natural environments. Prerequisites: None.

Examines disabilities with a focus on treatment techniques for low incidence disabilities. Focuses on blindness, deafness, moderate to severe intellectual disability, complex health issues, serious motor and physical impairment, multiple disabilities, genetic syndromes, moderate to severe autism, and social emotional disabilities. Includes therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.