Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) - Course Sequence/Descriptions


The Clinical Doctorate program in Audiology (Au.D.) at Bloomsburg University is currently an eleven (11) semester program.

Au.D. Program: 120 credits

First Year – Fall

CSD 600 – Diagnostic Audiology I (credits, 3)

CSD 603 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 604 – Hearing Aids Theory and Technology (credits, 3)

CSD 650 – Intro IONM (credits, 3)

Following completion of CSD 650, student may apply to complete IONM Certificate coursework concurrently with Au.D. program.

First Year – Spring

CSD 605 – Diagnostic Audiology II (credits, 3)

CSD 607 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 602 – Hearing Science I (credits, 3)

CSD 639 – Evaluation and Management of Balance Disorders I (credits, 3)

First Year – Summer

CSD 582 – Research in Speech Language Pathology (credits, 3)

CSD 609 – Theoretical and Clinical Masking (credits, 3)

CSD 610 – Auditory Problems in Children (credits, 3)

CSD 611 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

Second Year – Fall

CSD 623 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 625 – Neuroanatomy of the Auditory, Visual, and Somatosensory Systems (credits, 3)

CSD 649 – Evaluation and Management of Balance Disorders II (credits, 3)

CSD 621 – Hearing Science II (credits, 3)

Second Year – Spring

CSD 624 – Hearing Aids: Clinical Considerations and Fitting Practices (credits, 3)

CSD 626 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 631 – Auditory Neurophysiology for the Audiologist (credits, 3)

CSD 635 – Clinical and Physiological Methods in Audiology (credits, 3)

Second Year – Summer

CSD 608 – Evaluation and Treatment of Tinnitus (credits, 3)

CSD 629 – Perspectives and Interpersonal Implications of Aural Rehabilitation (credits3)

CSD 627 – Central Auditory Processing Disorders (credits, 3)

CSD 630 – Internship: Clinical Audiology (credits, 3)

Third Year – Fall

CSD 622 – Aural Rehabilitation: Child (credits, 3)

CSD 636 – Professional Ethics and Cultural Diversity (credits, 3)**

CSD 637 – Medical Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 638 – Clinical Externship/Residency I (credits, 3)

Third Year – Spring

CSD 601 – Aural Rehabilitation for Adults (credits, 3)

CSD 606 – Electronics and Instrumentation in Audiology (credits, 3)

CSD 642 – Clinical Externship/Residency II (credits, 3)

CSD 644 – Issues and Perspectives in Audiological Practices (credits, 3)**

Third Year – Summer

CSD 643 – Hearing Conservation (credits, 3)

CSD 640 – Cochlear Implants (credits, 3)

CSD 628 – Geriatric Audiology (credits, 3)**

CSD 646 – Clinical Externship/Residency III (credits, 3)

Fourth Year – Fall

CSD 647 – Clinical Externship/Residency IV (credits, 6)

Fourth Year – Spring

CSD 648 – Clinical Externship/Residency V (credits, 6)

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Thesis track students may substitute 6 credits of CSD 599: Thesis in Communication Sciences and Disorders (3 cr. x 2) for 6 credits of coursework (3 cr. x 2) from those indicated with **

IONM Certification Program for Au.D. students

Course Sequence:

First Year Second Year Third Year
Fall CSD 650: Intro to IONM CSD 653: IONM Anesthesia CSD 656: IONM Cranial Surgery
Spring CSD 651: Funct Hu Neuroanatomy CSD 654: Clinical Neurophys II CSD 657: IONM Skull Base Surgery
Summer CSD 652: Clinical Neurophys I CSD 655: IONM Spine Surgery CSD 658: IONM Mapping

 

Practicum training will be achieved via:

Third Year – Fall: CSD 638 Clinical Externship/Residency I, Spring: CSD 642 Clinical Externship/Residency II, and/or Summer: CSD 646 Clinical Externship/Residency III with SpecialtyCare.

Fourth Year – Fall: CSD 647 Clinical Externship/Residency IV and Spring: CSD 648 Clinical Externship/Residency V.