2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Speech-Language Pathology Major

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(55 credits)

Speech-Language Pathologists aid people of all ages to develop or regain the ability to speak, read, write and think clearly, and swallow properly.  SLP’s may work in a variety of environments such as schools, hospitals, clinics, private practice, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers.  Clientele can include individuals  with autism,  those who have experienced a stroke or brain injuries, people with a speech impediment,  a swallowing or voice problem, or who have a language delay or disorder.  

*Accredited by Indiana Department of Education and National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. For more information click here.

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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