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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Speech-Language-Hearing

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First- and Second-Year Preparation

Both the B.A. and the B.G.S. aspirant should fulfill the College general education requirements. Students also should complete SPLH 120, SPLH 261, SPLH 320, SPLH 466, and elective courses in human physiology, psychology, and linguistics during their first 2 years. Faculty members can help students select appropriate course work.

Requirements for the B.A. or B.G.S. Major

A minimum of 34 hours in SPLH courses is required. Consult the department for current information. Required courses are

  • SPLH 120 The Physics of Speech (4)
  • SPLH 261 Survey of Communication Disorders (3)
  • SPLH 320 Introduction to the Neuroscience of Human Communication (2)
  • SPLH 465 Fundamentals of Clinical Phonetics (1)
  • SPLH 466 Language Science (3)
  • SPLH 565 Language Sample Analysis Lab (1)
  • SPLH 566 Language Development (3)
  • SPLH 660 Research Methods in Speech-Language-Hearing (3)
  • SPLH 662 Principles of Speech Science (3)
  • SPLH 663 Principles of Hearing Science (3)
  • SPLH 668 Introduction to Audiological Assessment and Rehabilitation (4)
  • SPLH 671 Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology (4)

An introductory statistics course (PSYC 210, MATH 365) is recommended.

After completing the requirements, students with grade-point averages of 3.0 or higher may enroll in SPLH 670, SPLH 672, or AUD 550.

Graduation Plan

With careful planning and commitment to a full-time course load, you can graduate in 4 years. Download a sample 4-year plan for SPLH.

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