2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Speech Pathology and Audiology (BA/BS)

62 credits

Admission requirements

  • Admission to the clinical portion (SPAA 311 and SPAA 312) of this major is restrictive and selective. To enroll in SPAA 311 and SPAA 312 a student must apply and hold an overall GPA of 3.5 or better and have completed at least 30 semester credits. A student must also hold a GPA of 3.5 or higher in SPAA courses and have completed at least 8 semester credits of SPAA courses. Students wishing to enroll in SPAA 311 and SPAA 312 should complete a permission request form. The form should be turned into the SPAA office by the end of the third week of the semester prior to the desired enrollment in SPAA 311 and SPAA 312.
  • To enroll in SPAA 419 students must have an overall GPA of 3.5 or better and have completed at least 33 semester credits. Students must also have a GPA of 3.5 or better in SPAA classes and have completed at least 18 semester credits of SPAA courses and have received a grade of C or better in SPAA 311 and SPAA 312 (or in a similar course from another university approved by the SPAA department chairperson).
  • A complete Admission and Progress policies document can be obtained from the SPAA office (AC 104).

Required Courses

CS 104Introduction to Computers

3

ENG 320Introduction to Linguistic Science

3

 

ECYF 265Infant/Toddler Development and Education

3

or

ECYF 275Child Development

3

 

PSYS 100Introduction to Psychological Science

3

PSYS 241Statistics

3

PSYS 371Applied Behavior Analysis

3

SPAA 100Survey of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

2

SPAA 101Clinical Phonetics

3

SPAA 161Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing

3

SPAA 210Speech Sound Disorders

3

SPAA 260Speech Acoustics

3

SPAA 270Language Development

3

SPAA 311Clinical Procedures and Observations

3

SPAA 312Introduction to Diagnosis and Appraisal

3

SPAA 343Introduction to Audiology

3

SPAA 344Aural Rehabilitation

3

SPAA 361Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Speech, Language, and Hearing

3

SPAA 371Child Language Disorders 1

3

SPAA 418Neurogenic and Organic Speech and Language Disorders

3

SPAA 419Clinical Practicum

3

SPCE 201Introduction to Students With Exceptional Needs

3

Total Credit Hours: 62