COMD 334

Hearing Science and Acoustics

Communication Disorders David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Hearing anatomy, physiology, and science.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Decibels and Conversions

Learning Outcome

Acoustics, Sound, and Psychoacoustics:  Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic acoustic concepts including the fundamental physics of sound waves and their reception.  

Title

Acoustics and Sound

Learning Outcome

Decibels and Conversions:  Students will demonstrate an understanding of the decibel and demonstrate the ability to convert among various reference systems.  

Title

Anatomy and Physiology of Auditory Pathway

Learning Outcome

Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory Mechanism:  Students will demonstrate an understanding of the collection, transmission, conversion, and processing of sound from the outer-ear to the cerebral cortex.