Curriculum in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Students desiring a degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences must formally apply for admission to the program after successful completion of SLHS 3000, SLHS 3400 and SLHS 4600 with a grade of B or better.

Applications and procedures for admission are available online at

Students must apply for admission by March 15 to begin the major in summer semester, June 15 to begin in the fall semester, and October 15 to begin in the spring semester. Applications may be submitted at any time prior to the deadlines and students may apply during the semester they are taking the last of the required coursework. Students must earn a C or higher in each additional major course. SLHS courses with grades below C must be repeated to count in major which may cause graduation to be delayed.

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Foreign Language I (College Core)4Foreign Language II (College Core)4
Core History3Core Humanities3
Select one of the following:3Core Mathematics3
PSYC 2010/2017 Introduction to Psychology
 Core Social Science3
ANTH 1000 Anthropology: Culture and Adaptation
SOCY 1000 Sociology: Global Perspective
Elective/Supporting course23 
 16 16
BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology
   & BIOL 1001 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
4COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
Core Literature3BIOL 1010 A Survey of Life
   & BIOL 1011 A Survey of Life Laboratory
SLHS 3000 Introduction to Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences33Core Fine Arts3
Physical Science14PSYC 2130 Analytics for Social and Behavioral Sciences or 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences3
CHEM 1010 Survey of Chemistry I
 Core History3
CHEM 1011 Survey of Chemistry I Laboratory
PHYS 1000 Foundations of Physics
SLHS 3400 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech3 
 17 16
SLHS 4520 Language Acquisition3Elective/Supporting course23
SLHS 4600 Audiology and Hearing ScienceThis course may be taken in person or online before the term in which it is listed in order to be eligible for registration for other major courses3SLHS 3550 Speech and Hearing Science3
Elective/Supporting courses26SLHS 4100 Language Disorders Across the Lifespan3
SLHS 3410 Articulatory Phonetics and Phonological Development3SLHS 4200 Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan3
 SLHS 3100 Linguistics in SLHS2
 15 14
Elective/Supporting courses29SLHS 4620 Hearing Rehabilitation3
SLHS 3560 Neuroanatomy for Communication Disorders3SLHS 4580 Introduction to Clinical Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology3
 SLHS 5100 Motor Learning, Generalization, and Adherence for Speech Language Pathology2
 Elective/Supporting course24
 UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
 SLHS 5200 Cultural Aspects in Applied Health Sciences2
 12 14
Total Hours: 120