Speech and Hearing Program

Program Requirements - Speech-Language Pathology

Graduate Degree Requirements

(36 Semester Credit Hours Required)

Content Courses

  • SPH 510 Fundamentals of Research and Design (3)
  • SPH 520 Dysphagia (4)
  • SPH 522 Diagnostic Methods (3)
  • SPH 524 Motor Speech Disorders (2)
  • SPH 532 Voice Disorders (3)
  • SPH 533 Neurogenic Communication Disorders (4)
  • SPH 537 Fluency Disorders (3)
  • SPH 561 Phonological and Articulatory Disorders (3)
  • SPH 562 Advanced Language Disorders (4)
  • SPH 564 Behavioral Neurology (3)


Practica

  • SPH 539 Advanced Practicum in Speech and Language (1-6) (required each term except when student teaching)
  • SPH 586 Advanced Practicum in Audiology (1) or SPH 589 Advanced Practicum in Aural Rehabilitation (1)


Comprehensive Examination or Thesis (Complete one option)

  • SPH 591 Comprehensive Examination (1), or
  • SPH 596 Directed Study (1-3) and SPH 599 Thesis (1-3)

Electives (Complete one option)

  • SPH 525 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (2) or
  • SPH 526 Medical Speech-Language Pathology (2)


Electives for Teaching License

  • SPH 435/535 Organization and Administration of Public School Speech & Hearing Program (3)
  • SPH 538 Dialect Differences in the Schools (3)
  • EST 575 Practicum in Speech and Hearing Therapy (4-8)


Course Schedule
SPH Grad Course Schedule