Provides students with an overview and analysis of the management and organization of correctional institutions. Discusses current practices and trends in the area of corrections including treatment of criminal personalities. Annually
Examines the formal and informal methods of dealing with the problems of juvenile crime, including the ways in which procedures differ from those involving adult offenders. Provides an analysis of recent trends in juvenile courts and the control and treatment of juvenile offenders. Annually.
Provides an overview of issues in policing and law enforcement as well as an examination of the practices of police agencies in the United States. Examines organizational structures for delivering police services and issues concerning police and com,munity interactions. Annually
Substantive Crim Justice Law
Examination of the preliminary crimes of solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt. An analysis of the specific elements of crimes against the person and crimes against property. A consideration of defenses to alleged criminal behavior is also undertaken. Annually.
Crime, Politic & Public Policy
Course treats the ways in which government treats crime as a public policy matter, with a predominant focus on legislative and executive branch activity. Topics may vary somewhat from year to year. Examples of policies to be examined and evaluatedinclude: reducing the incidence of crime, the politics of imprisonment, punitive and restorative justice, decriminalization, drugs and crime, death penalty, gun control, hate crimes, ""zero tolerance"" approaches, pornography, corporate crime, organized crime, and terrorism. The constitutional and legal framework of policies will also be considered.|
Special Topic Criminal Justice
Ethics and Criminal Justice
This course is a survey of ethical issues for practitioners within the criminal justice system. Topics include: ethics of decision-making, origins of the concept of justice, dilemmas of police officers as crime fighters and public servants, fighting corruption, ethics and investigative methods, ethics as it relates to punishment, institutional and community corrections.
A study of the law as it relates to arrest, search, and seizure with emphasis on present controlling legal decisions and historical development, philosophy, and public policy issues underlying these decisions. Prerequisite: PS 211, CRJT 110 or permission of instructor. Annually
Criminal Justice CO-OP
Internship opportunities for students in their particular area of interest with local or state institutions.
Intro Comm Disorders
Introduces communication disorders. Encompasses the variety of problems humans may have in speech, language, and hearing. Focuses on the nature of such problems, their causes, their impacts on people, methods for their evaluation, and methods for their management. Includes an orientation to the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.
Analyzes models of the speech mechanism. Emphasizes normal aspects of the physiology and acoustics of speech production. Fall, annually.
Phonetics & Phonology
Transcription of normal and deviant speech using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applies phonetics and phonemics to language and speech pathology. Explores instruments used in speech and hearing. Spring, annually.
Anat Speech Hear Mech
Study of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms. Fall, annually.
Dev Seq in Lang Speech
Study of the development of language and speech in the normal child. Normative data in speech and language development are studied.
Lang Disorders In Childr
Provides students with an understanding of language disorders in children, etiological factors associated with them, diagnostic and evaluative techniques, and therapeutic methodologies. Prerequisite: CSD 257. Spring, annually.
Speech, Lang & The Young Child
Emphasizes the language development of young children as a portion of their physical, cognitive and social-emotional growth from birth to eight years of age. Provides a framework for observation of normally developing phonological, morphosyntactical, semantic, and pragmatic skills in the young child as well as the documented changes which can be observed in the child with a language disorder. Focuses on the role physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and linguistic factors play in the preliteracy and early literacy experience. Prerequisite: ED 110, ED 121, ECH 235.|
Begins with an overview of the professions of speech pathology and audiology. Discusses communication disorders using the theoretical basis for service delivery models, communicative development, and cultural differences. Emphasizes diagnosis, team management, and treatment strategies of articulation, voice, resonance, and stuttering disorders. Observation experience is provided. Fall, annually.
Adult Comm Disorders
Reviews the theoretical basis for communication disorders. Emphasizes diagnosis, team management, and treatment strategies of adult language disorders such as aphasia, apraxia, and swallowing disorders.
Study of linguistics fundamentals and theories. Explores specific techniques for analyzing phonological, morphosyntactical, semantic, and pragmatic aspects of speech/language in children and adults. Emphasizes the application of these assessment results to clinical practice. Prerequisite: ENG 263.
Supervised observation of and participation in clinic and/or school environments. Provides observational experience.
Instrm & Psychoacoustics
Deals with instruments used in a speech and hearing program and also covers basic principles of hearing science. Provides some information on psychoacoustics. Spring, annually.
Explores current professional issues and trends in the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology. Includes licensure and certification. Emphasizes ethical/legal restrictions and obligations that influence professional practitioners.
Spch Lang & Hear Prob
Intro To Audiology
Investigates the nature of hearing disorders and the audiological, medical, social, psychological, and educational implications. Fall, annually.
A comprehensive study of auditory rehabilitation, emphasizing auditory training, speech reading, and speech training. Prerequisite: CSD 460. Spring, annually.
Covers a comprehensive review of the theories of manual communication, including an introduction to the major manual communication systems. Students learn to sign and finger spell for use in communicating with and rehabilitation of the deaf and hardof hearing.
Covers basic information pertaining to the profession of speech pathology and audiology. Provides an orientation to the facilities, equipment, and operations of the Clarion University Speech and Hearing Clinic. Examines various types of clinical reports and teaches basic observational skills both in the classroom and clinic as a prerequisite for client contact for speech and hearing science majors.
Sem In Speech Science
Begins with a review of the speech mechanism as a servosystem and transducer, and basic knowledge of the physics of sound. Focuses on the concept that the speech mechanism is a chain of events physiologically, acoustically, and perceptually. Examines each link in this chain of events in terms of basic knowledge, pertinent research, and each link's contribution to the speech chain as a whole. Prerequisite: CSD 156.
Augmentative & Altern Comm
Introduces the student to various augmentative/alternative communication systems prevalent in the field. Current and comprehensive information relative to type of disorder. Disgnosis and treatment discussed. Emphasizes the application of unique crite,"ria in diagnostic and the administration of competent and flexible management strategies in rehabilitation. Fall, annually.
Examines various areas of speech pathology and audiology. Professor selects format most suitable to the study. May be offered on request of students, subject to the availability of staff. Enrollment by consent of the instructor. On demand.