Course Overview

In the Ph.D. Professional and Ethical Issues Seminar course addresses topics of interest to doctoral students who plan to seek faculty positions in academic settings. Topics addressed include mentor-mentee relationships, job hunting and interviewing, academic career development, curriculum vitae, electronic portfolios, professional organizations serving college and university professors, tenure and promotion decisions, professional ethics, professional liability, mission statements and strategic objectives in academic settings, the roles of administers and faculty in curriculum development, faculty evaluation, and shared governance. This course will include discussion and readings of topics concerning scientific, research and medical ethics and practical issues in the scientific advancement of speech, language and hearing sciences. Discussions will also center on cultural considerations on scientific advancements in the field.

Matriculation as a HSLS Ph.D. student.