Dec 08, 2022
A Bachelor of Science with a major in audiology/speech-language gives a person the skills needed to assess and treat people with speech, language and hearing disorders, through a curriculum centered on practical experience.
Hours required and general/college requirements
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog.
Major requirements, 39 hours
Completion of at least 39 hours including:
Other course requirements
The following courses must be completed with a grade of C or better before enrolling in ASLP 3030 and subsequent courses and may only be retaken once.
Laboratory science, 3–4 hours in addition to the University Core Curriculum
Choose one from the following:
Attain 2040 and 2050 level in one foreign language or pass appropriate proficiency exams through the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish). American Sign Language is also an option offered through the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
18 additional hours
Students majoring in audiology and speech-language pathology are required to complete 18 hours outside of the department. Students may elect one of the following:
- A minor of at least 18 hours, including at least 6 advanced hours;
- 18 hours, including 9 advanced, selected from two or more departments outside the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor); or
- Choose one of the following interdisciplinary specializations totaling 18 hours:
Health Professions Student Certificate
Students choosing to complete the Health Professions Student Development certificate complete 18 hours of courses and the other requirements as detailed in the certificate requirements.
See ASLP advisor in the HPS advising office for specific instructions on completing the requirements.
See “Additional Requirements” above.
Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
Major should be declared and degree audit prepared with the ASLP Advisor in the HPS Advising Office.
To graduate with a major in audiology and speech-language, a student must:
- Maintain a GPA of 2.5 in the major.
- Earn a grade of C or better on all ASLP courses. Students earning less than a C in any one of the ASLP courses will be allowed to retake that course only once.