Areas of Study

Course Overview

The series of Advanced Topic classes are designed to introduce foundational issues in Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences. It is designed to explore theories, research methodologies and translation to clinical practice in each of the three areas. Students can expect to build a foundation of knowledge that can inform research in hearing, speech, and language sciences. The Speech Science Course include topics in speech acoustics, speech production and speech perception. In speech acoustics, students will study the physics of sound waves and how it is created and transmitted. In speech production, methods and tools for addressing typical and atypical generation of speech are examined. In Speech Perception, the many factors in hearing, seeing and feeling speech is studied. Focus will be given to different theoretical account and models of speech acoustics, production and perception.

Prerequisite: Open to HSLS students only or permission of the instructor

Credit: 3