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    Dec 08, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, BS

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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.

Degree requirements

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.

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.

Additional requirements

Laboratory science, 3–4 hours in addition to the University Core Curriculum

Choose one from the following:

Foreign language

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:

  1. A minor of at least 18 hours, including at least 6 advanced hours;
  2. 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
  3. Choose one of the following interdisciplinary specializations totaling 18 hours:


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.

Other requirements

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.

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