Curriculum

Speech-Language Pathology

Pre-Professional Courses

(If you have at least three of the five courses listed below, you will be considered to have a speech background.)

Complete the following 5 courses for 15 semester hours:

CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND

383
408
409
410
468

Introduction to Language Development
Phonetic Study of Speech Sounds
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Systems  
Neurophysiological Bases of Communication
Clinical Procedures in Audiology

3
3
3
3
3

Major Requirements

Complete 49 semester hours - 77 semester hours including the following 5 requirement(s):

Required Courses

Complete 14 courses for 43 semester hours:

CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND

500
511
512
515
517
521
524
525
534
576
583
584
585
592

Language Acquisition
Language Disorders of Adults
Diagnosis in Speech-Language Pathology
Voice Disorders
Phonological and Articulation Disorders
Clinical Process and Proc. in Speech-Language Pathology  
Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders
Motor Speech Disorders
Speech and Hearing Science
Aural Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan
Language Disorders of Children
Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders
Fluency Disorders
Research in Speech-Language Pathology

3
3
3
3
3
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Audiology Elective

Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours from the following list.

CSND
CSND

531
601

Clinical  Audiology
Auditory Processing Disorders  

3
3



Practica Requirements

Complete 3 semester hours - 18 semester hours from the following list by advisement.

CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND

535
562
599
600

Beginning Practicum in Communication Disorders
Intermediate Practicum in Communication Disorders
Advanced Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
Externship in Speech-Language Pathology

             3
3
3
3

Specialization Electives

Complete 0 semester hours - 10 semester hours from the following with advisor approval:

CSND
CSND
CSND
CSND

514
573
594
598

Communication Disorders of Aged
Org. & Adm. of Speech and Language Pgms in Schools
Independent Study
Problems and Issues in Communication Disorders                   

 3
3
1-3
3

Culminating Experience

Successfully complete the Comprehensive Project. Results must be reported to the Graduate Office by the department.