Student Learning Outcomes
SLP Program Learner Outcomes: SLP students will demonstrate:
- Knowledge of the biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics, and social behavioral sciences (ASHA StandardIV-A).
- Knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including the appropriate biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural bases (ASHA Standard V-B).
- Knowledge of communication and swallowing disorders and differences, including appropriate etiologies, characteristics, anatomical/physiological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates in:
- voice and resonance
- receptive and expressive language
- cognitive aspects of communication
- social aspects of communication
- augmentative and alternative communication modalities (Standard IV-C)
- Current knowledge of the principles and methods of, and clinical skills in prevention, assessment, and intervention for people with communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan (Standard IV-D and V-B)
- Knowledge and skills in oral, written and other forms of communication sufficient for entry into professional practice Standard V-A)
- Knowledge of research processes and integration of research principles into evidence-based clinical practice (Standard IV-F)
- Knowledge of ASHA's current Code of Ethics and ethical conduct standards, professional contemporary issues, regulations and policies relevant to professional practice (Standards IV-E, G, and H)