Speech and Hearing Program

Speech-Language Pathology Course of Study

Below is a sample schedule of academic coursework requirements for the graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology.  In addition to academic coursework, successful completion of supervised clinical hours and clinical observation hours is an important part of the program. Please refer to the Graduate Catalog for your admission year for program requirements.

Year 1

Fall First Year
SPH 539 - Advanced Practicum In Speech-Language Pathology (1-6)
SPH 561 - Articulation and Phonological Disorders (3)
SPH 562 - Advanced Language Disorders (4)
SPH 564 - Behavioral Neurology For Communication Disorders (3)
Fall, Spring, Or Summer

SPH 586 - Advanced Practicum In Audiology (1) or

SPH 589 - Advanced Practicum In Aural Rehabilitation (1)

SPring
SPH 539 - Advanced Practicum In Speech-Language Pathology (1-6)
SPH 520 - Dysphagia (4)
SPH 522 - Diagnostic Methods (3)
SPH 524 - Motor Speech Disorders (2)
SPH 533 - Neurogenic Communication Disorders (4)
Summer
SPH 539 - Advanced Practicum In Speech-Language Pathology (1-6)
SPH 510 - Fundamentals Of Research And Design (3)
SPH 532 - Voice Disorders (3)
SPH 535 - Organization & Administration of Public School Speech & Hearing Program (3)
SPH 538 - Dialect Differences in Schools (2)
Optional for Thesis Students:  SPH 596 - Directed Study (1-3)

 

Year 2

Fall Second Year
SPH 537 - Fluency Disorders
SPH 539 - Advanced Practicum In Speech-Language Pathology (1-6)

SPH 525 - Augmentative and Alternative Communication (2) or

Optional for Thesis Students:  SPH 596 - Directed Study (1-3)

Fall, SPring, or Summer
EST 575 - Practicum in Speech and Hearing Therapy (4-8)
Spring
SPH 539 - Advanced Practicum In Speech-Language Pathology (1-6)

SPH 591 - Comprehensive Examination (1) or

SPH 599 - Thesis (1-3)

SPH 526 - Medical Speech-Language Pathology (2)
Optional for Thesis Students:  SPH 596 - Directed Study (1-3)