The department of communicative disorders shares in the University of Wisconsin System (UWS) Mission, the University Cluster Core Mission and the Select Mission of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The select mission of the Department of Communicative Disorders and the UWRF Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic is to ensure, through coursework, laboratories, and practicum experiences, that students demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to become competent and ethical entry-level professionals in the field of speech-language pathology.
Liberal Arts and Education: 38 Total Credits
Required Courses: 38 cr. hrs.
COMD 160 Introduction to Communicative Disorders 3 cr.
COMD 261 Language Development 4 cr.
COMD 262 Speech Systems 4 cr.
COMD 263 Phonetics 3 cr.
COMD 264 Speech Science 3 cr.
COMD 275 Practicum: Observation/Discussion 1 cr.
COMD 350 Articulatory and Phonological Disorders 3 cr.
COMD 360 Introduction to Audiology 3 cr.
COMD 362 Language Appraisal and Intervention 3 cr.
COMD 460 Voice Disorders 2 cr.
COMD 463 Behavior Modification/Stuttering 3 cr.
COMD 466 Aural Rehabilitation 3 cr.
COMD 479 Clinical Procedures and Experience 3 cr.
COMD 162 Introduction to American Sign Language 3 cr.
To prepare undergraduate students for graduate study in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology.
The department of communicative disorders consists of five full-time professors, a clinic director, one full-time clinical supervisor, and three part-time clinical supervisors. All faculty members hold certification through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
offers a curriculum in the study of normal and disordered speech, language and hearing. The undergraduate curriculum prepares students for graduate study in the field of communicative disorders.
Department of Communicative Disorders
B31 Wyman Education Building