Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Minor

The Minor in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology is a 6 course sequence that provides prerequisite coursework for those interested in pursuing graduate work in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The minor is also a complement to related fields of study that may include, psychology, inclusive and early childhood education, family studies, child advocacy, biology,  social work, gerontology, music therapy, other health related fields and linguistics. The sequence provides  an introduction to normal communication development (speech, language and hearing) as well as  diagnosis and treatment of developmental or acquired disorders  throughout the lifespan, current research, related professionals and work settings. 

Program Requirements

Required Courses
CSND 100Fields of Communication Sciences and Disorders3
CSND 207Hearing Science3
CSND 383Introduction to Language Development3
CSND 409Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Systems3
Electives
Select one of the following options depending on undergraduate major:6-9
Option for Non-Linguistics Majors
Phonetic Study of Speech Sounds
Neurophysiological Bases of Communication
Clincal Procedures in Audiology
Option for Linguistic Majors
Neurophysiological Bases of Communication
Clincal Procedures in Audiology
Phonetics
Total Credits18-21