Study of basic hearing science, including anatomy and physiology, symptoms, etiology and prognosis of hearing disorders as well as basic audiometric testing. The course also covers the treatment strategies, counselling considerations and aural (re)habilitation for children and adults with hearing loss. Pre or corequisite: CSD 502. (Restricted to MScSLP students only). Not open to students with credit in SPA/CSD 515 or SPA/CSD 534.