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
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOgy
|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|
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.
- 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.