Monday, October 3, 2011

Proposed changes in College of Education and Human Sciences

The following curricular changes were approved by the College of Education and Human Sciences Curriculum Committee on Sept. 16, 2011, and are to be effective with the 2011-12 academic year. If you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Marie Stadler at or 715-836-4861 with 15 days of this notice, posted Oct. 3, 2011.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Addition of the following new courses:
  • CSD 201 American Sign Language IV – Continuation of American Sign Language III with more complex grammar, dialogue, and narrative including advanced receptive and expressive skills. Aspects of semantics, literature, and culture.
  • CSD 210 Cultural Perspectives of the Deaf – Introduction to American Deaf Culture. The Deaf community as a linguistic/cultural minority. Historical influences of and effects on Deaf in political activism, laws, information access, educational philosophies, communication systems and others.
  • DSC 435 Research Seminar in Communication Science Disorders – An advanced-level research seminar to explore the scientific method as it applies to clinical, educational, and social science research. Topics include evidence-based practice, literature searches, developing scientific questions and hypotheses, and evaluating research.