Dec 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SLHS 303 - Hearing and Speech Science


Units: 3
Acoustic fundamentals of hearing, voice, and speech, including audition (hearing sensitivity and thresholds, masking, critical bands, and speech perception), phonation (glottal source signal and source-filter theory), articulation (acoustical phonetics of consonants and vowels), resonance, and clinical applications. 

Prerequisites: SLHS 301 and PHYS 304, and declared major in B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, or admitted graduate student.
Co-requisites: SLHS 302.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate mastery of the basic mathematics necessary for the study of acoustics.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of the basic physics necessary for the study of acoustics. Apply acoustics principles to the study of voice, speech, and hearing.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of psychoacoustics (how humans perceive sound, especially as it relates to speech sounds).
  4. Demonstrate ability to use instrumentation and software to collect and analyze samples of normal and disordered voice, speech and hearing.




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