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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Neurological Bases of Communication (DES430)


39 hours (13 weeks).

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe gross neuro-anatomy and nervous system organization; describe how information is transferred in the nervous system by neural communication; describe basic normal nervous system development; identify various neuro-pathological conditions and their effects on communication; discuss various neuro-imaging techniques and neurological examination; and describe the neurological basis of hearing, expressive and receptive language, speech and swallowing.


Topics include: neuroanatomy, cellular physiology, and critical organization responsible for the development and use of verbal and non-verbal language in humans. Pre- or corequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222). 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).