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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

Language Disorders (DES320)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and utilize normal language theories in assessment and therapeutic procedures; identify language disorders by their characteristics and classify them  using differential diagnosis; and interpret basic diagnostic data to develop appropriate therapeutic goals.


Topics include the exploration of assessment and intervention strategies and procedures used with a language-disordered population and characteristics of language disorders by their characteristics and classify them by using differential diagnosis; interpret basic diagnostic data and develop appropriate therapeutic goals. Methods of instruction include lecture and lab. Prerequisites: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222) and  Normal Speech and Language Development (DES334).  

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).