The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology offers a minor degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences for students across the University community with an interest in learning about communication sciences and disorders. Students in the minor degree program in Speech and Hearing Sciences will learn about communication across the lifespan, gain knowledge of communication disorders, and have a basic understanding of how to interact with individuals with communication disorders in educational, social, and employment settings. The undergraduate minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences requires a minimum of 20 credit hours. A final grade of “C” or better must be earned in all minor courses.
|SHS 201||Intro to Comm Disorders||3|
|SHS 302||Hearing & Speech Science||3|
|SHS 331||Normal Language Acquisition-W (see footnote table below) 1||3|
|SHS 341||Clinical Phonetics (see footnote table below) 1||4|
|SHS 373||Audiology I (see footnote table below) 1||4|
|SHS 480||Issues in Clinical Pract - W (see footnote table below) 1||3|
|or SHS 481||Intro to Clinical Practicum-W|
|Students can select additional coursework from the following:|
|Culturally Responsive Practice|
|A&P Sp, Lang, Swallow, Hrng|
|Audiology II (see footnote table below) 1|
|Neurobiol Bases Human Comm (see footnote table below) 1|
|Intro to Language Disorders (see footnote table below) 1|
|Intro to Speech Disorders (see footnote table below) 1|
|Intro to Clinical Practicum-W 1|
or SHS 480
|Issues in Clinical Pract - W|
Pre-requisites must be met to enroll.
Requirements for the Speech and Hearing Sciences Departmental Honors Program
Students in the Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences degree program may complete requirements to earn the Departmental Honors designation. Students will work with a faculty mentor from the Speech and Hearing Sciences program and two other faculty members to complete a Senior Honors Thesis project. See the SHS webpage for specific criteria.