2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Speech-Language Pathology Major

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(55 credits)

Students in this program will complete an undergraduate major that can serve as a prerequisite for admission to a graduate program for professional preparation in speech-language pathology. Completion of a master’s degree is required to obtain the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC) and state licensure.  The holder of the CCC’s and a state license will be able to work with individuals at all age levels within a variety of settings (e.g., educational institutions, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, and private practice). Baccalaureate degree requirements are outlined below.

Related coursework (13 credits):

•     6 credits from professionally related areas from the following: AHS 237, AHS 238, AHS 336, CD 412, COUN 433, EPSY 202, EPSY 221, EPSY 341, EPSY 421, EPSY 422, PSY 344, PSY 340, LING 316, LING 413, LING 417, LING 420, or others as approved by your advisor

•     3 credits in Statistics*

•     4 credits in either Biology [BIO 112], Chemistry [CHEM 100], or Physics [PHYS 101] depending on course used to meet the Laboratory Science Foundational Studies requirement*

*Note coursework in statistics, biologic science, physical science, behavioral science, and linguistics are required to fulfill American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certification requirements.


All students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 declare the major and to enroll in CD 398. To be eligible to take advanced clinical coursework (CD 400) students must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0.  A grade of ‘C’ is required for all CD courses in the major.

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