Communication Sciences & Oral Health
B.S. in Communication Sciences
- The ability to utilize effective strategies to increase literacy skills in children in the classroom.
- The ability to demonstrate accurate use of portable audiometers to identify individuals with possible hearing loss.
- The ability to provide appropriate therapy interventions to address speech and language deficits, under the direction of a licensed speech-language pathologist.
B.S. in Dental Hygiene
- The ability to apply evidence-based dental hygiene implementation measures and evaluate patient outcomes utilizing professional values and ethical principles.
- The ability to effectively assess, implement, and evaluate the oral health needs of community-based programs.
- The ability to evaluate and analyze scientific literature as a basis for evidence-based practice.
M.S. in Education for the Deaf
- The ability to formulate and produce professional-level proficiency in spoken, written, and manual communication with diverse audiences focusing on various issues in educating children who are deaf/hard of hearing.
- The ability to evaluate the complexities of language and literacy needs of linguistically and culturally diverse children who are deaf/hard of hearing.
- The ability to implement instructional strategies to address the language and literacy needs of linguistically and culturally diverse children who are deaf/hard of hearing.
M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
- An ability to effectively diagnose a variety of communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating and selecting appropriate assessment tools, administering the tools correctly, and interpreting the results accordingly.
- An ability to effectively treat a variety of communication and swallowing disorders by designing appropriate treatment plans, implementing therapy, and assessing client progress.
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