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COMD 717 - Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology

Class Session: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Credit: 1 semester hour of graduate credit

Prerequisites: COMD 521 and COMD 712

Instructor: Juliana Miller

Note: For permission to enroll and course information, please contact Teresa Boyett in the COMD dept. at 777-3080.


Course Description

Issues affecting speech-language pathologists including professional education, certification, licensure, legislation, standards, and ethics.


General Information

This is a web based course delivered through Blackboard.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Submit through Blackboard or e-mail.


Information is accurate as of August 21, 2018, 6:38 am (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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