Marymount Manhattan


Major in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: 39 Credits
General Education: 42 Credits
Major: 39 Credits
Elective Credits: 39 Credits 

Requirements for a B.A. in

SPCH 155 Introduction to Communication Disorders 3
SPCH 160 Introduction to Linguistics 3
*SPCH 202 Phonetics 3
SPCH 210 Research Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders   
SPCH 251 Normal Language Development 3
SPCH 260 Speech and Hearing Science 3
SPCH 261 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
SPCH 263 Audiology I: Disorders, Diagnosis and Treatment 3
SPCH 351 Speech-Language Pathology I 3
SPCH 352 Speech-Language Pathology II 3
SPCH 435 Diagnostic Principles and Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology
SPCH 475 Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
SPCH 476 Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology 3
Total Credits 39

To meet the General Education requirements and the requirements of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology Majors must complete three credits in physical science, three credits in biological science, and three credits in statistics.

Specific Additional Requirements for the Major:
  • A minimum overall grade point average of 2.5;
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in SPCH courses;
  • Students may retake only one course within the major;
  • Students must continue to follow the prescribed sequence outlined in the SPPA student Handbook even if a course is to be retaken; and
  • Mandatory semester-end reviews may result in a required change of major.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association requires that students in the major fulfill 25 supervised observation hours before enrolling in practice in speech-language pathology.

*Theatre Arts and Acting majors who wish to pursue the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major or minor may count THTR 202-203 towards the major or minor and in substitution for SPCH 202 towards the major or minor.

Faces of MMC

  • Josephine Ancelle

    -Class of 2014 Valedictorian, Majored in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

  • Mary Zito

    Class of 2008, Major in Communication Sciences & Disorders