This pre-professional program is designed to give candidates a basic knowledge of human communication and communication disorders in preparation for graduate study in audiology and speech-language pathology. Speech and language development, normal anatomical and acoustic bases of communication, characteristics of a variety of communicative disorders, and intervention processes are emphasized. This program does not lead to certification.
Students must satisfy the 10 Principles of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) established by the Chief State School Officers Council.
a. A grade of C or better is required in courses in these sections.
b. The program is 120 hours plus 3 hours in PER to meet College of Education degree requirements.
Students must maintain a GPA of 3.25 throughout the program. Completion of this program does not lead to certification to work in public schools. A master’s degree in speech-language pathology is required to obtain full certification to work in public schools.