Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    May 30, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech-Language Pathology, B.S.Ed.

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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.


Learning Outcomes:

Develop CSD Content Knowledge, Skills, Aptitudes, and Experiences in the following: 
1) Students will demonstrate competency in understanding speech and language development in typical and atypical, culturally/linguistically diverse populations across the life span;
(2) Students will compare normal communication (speech, language, hearing, cognition) vs. abnormal communication across the lifespan;
(3) Students will demonstrate knowledge of and distinguish between speech, language, and swallowing disorders including their etiology and diagnosis; 
(4) Students will summarize the clinical process, continuum of service delivery, and evidence-based practices.


Core Areas A, B, C, D, E: 42 Hours


Area A

Area B

Area D

A course in Biology and a course in Physical Science are recommended for D1 and D2.

Physical Education Requirement: 3 Hours

Courses Required for the Degree

Total: 123 Hours (b)

Program Notes:

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 3.00 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.

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