2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

This program provides the necessary preparation for graduate programs accredited by the Council for Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The department requires a 2.5 grade point average in the major.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Clinical Sciences, School of department page.

For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/speech-language-pathologists.htm

Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40
Required Courses in Major 62
SL 150 Introduction to Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences 4
SL 160 Anatomy of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism 4
SL 200 Phonetics 4
SL 320 Speech and Voice Science 4
SL 351 Introduction to Audiology 4
SL 355 Language Development 4
SL 356 Language Disorders 4
SL 359 Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders 4
SL 257 Fluency Disorders 4
SL 370 Observation in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences 2
SL 400 Speech Sound Disorders 4
SL 451 Aural Rehabilitation 4
SL 459 Cognitive Neuroscience 4
SL 460 Cognition, Communication and Aging 4
SL 464 Methods of Diagnosis 4
SL 465 Introductory Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology 4

Other Required Courses 15
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychological Science [SCII] 4
PSY 201 Psychological Research I: Statistical Applications [QUAR] or 4
     DATA 109 Introduction to Statistics (4 cr.) [QUAR]
Physics (PH) or Chemistry (CH) Elective 3-4
Biology (BI) Elective in Human or Animal Science 3-5
Choose from following courses:
     BI 104 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 cr.)
     BI 111 Introductory Biology: Principles (4 cr.) [SCII]
     BI 203 Medical Microbiology (3 - 5 cr.)
     BI 207 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4 cr.)
     BI 208 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 (4 cr.)
     BI 221 Comparative Anatomy (4 cr.)
     BI 312 Genetics (4 cr.)
 
Recommended Elective Courses
SL 470 Professional Issues in Speech Language Pathology (2cr.)
SL 475 Clinical Practicum in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (4cr.)

Note: Students interested in pursuing Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Certification should take SL 470 and SL 475.

This major does not require a minor.