Speech Pathology and Audiology, B.A. (47.5-Credit Major)

All applicants to the Major must first apply for admission to the College. After being admitted to the College, students apply to the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences to declare a Major in Speech Pathology and Audiology. To remain in the major students must take four of the five required courses chosen from SPV 221 (LNG 230), SPV (LNG) 245, SPV 246 (LNG 160), SPV (LNG) 247, and SPV 249 —and maintain a minimum cumulative index of 2.7 (B-) in these courses. Students who do not achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.7 in these first four courses may use them as a Minor in Speech Pathology and Audiology.

The required credits are distributed as follows:

Credits
SPV 221Language Acquisition

3

SPV 245Articulatory Phonetics

3

SPV 246Introduction to Linguistics

3

SPV 247Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism

3

SPV 249Speech and Hearing Science

3

SPV 312Bilingualism

3

SPV 326Speech Pathology: Functional Disorders

3

SPV 327Speech Pathology: Organic Disorders

3

SPV 328Introduction to Audiology

3

SPV 430Clinical Methods and Supervised Observation

3

Social Science requirement:

Credits
PSY 166General Psychology

3

Or

SOC 166Fundamentals of Sociology

3

Biological Science requirement:

Credits
BIO 183Human Biology

4

Or

BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

Natural Science requirement:

Credits
PHY 140The Physics of Sound

3.5

Statistics requirement:

Credits
MAT 132Introduction to Statistics

4

Writing requirement:

Credits
ENW 3070Health and Science Writing

3