The student will complete a scholarship project in his/her emphasis area at a depth and breadth that is suitable for dissemination in a peer reviewed venue. Four areas of scholarship are appropriate for the DHS degree scholarly project: scholarship of discovery, scholarship of integration, scholarship of application or scholarship of practice. The proposal must be approved by a Scholarly Project Committee comprised of a faculty supervisor who agrees to supervise the student during the implementation of the project and two faculty members approved by the DHS degree program coordinator. With the permission from the DHS degree program coordinator, the student may complete this requirement before completing all of the core and emphasis area courses.
One Health for SLPs
Today's healthcare practitioners' work together to evaluate and treat patients with complex disorders. This course will address the basics of interdisciplinary practice in educational and healthcare settings. Students will evaluate the efficacy of collaborative practice, and will explore the impact of interspecies research upon the treatment of people with communication and swallowing disorders.