Communication Sciences & Oral Health

B.S. in Communication Sciences

  1. The ability to utilize effective strategies to increase literacy skills in children in the classroom.​
  2. The ability to demonstrate accurate use of portable audiometers to identify individuals with possible hearing loss. ​
  3. 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

  1. The ability to apply evidence-based dental hygiene implementation measures and evaluate patient outcomes utilizing professional values and ethical principles.​
  2. The ability to effectively assess, implement, and evaluate the oral health needs of community-based programs.​
  3. The ability to evaluate and analyze scientific literature as a basis for evidence-based practice.​

M.S. in Education for the Deaf

  1. 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. ​
  2. The ability to evaluate the complexities of language and literacy needs of linguistically and culturally diverse children who are deaf/hard of hearing.​
  3. 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

  1. 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. ​
  2. 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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