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Speech Pathology & Audiology Curriculum

Prerequisite Courses —18 Semester Hours

SPA 505 Introduction to Communication Disorders
SPA 511 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech/Hearing
SPA 514 Introduction to Phonetics
SPA 520 Speech and Language Development
SPA 560 Introduction to Audiology

Professional Courses —Required 21 Semester hours

SPA 500 Graduate Study in Speech Pathology
SPA 522 Child Language Disorders
SPA 530 Articulation Disorders
SPA 540 Stuttering
SPA 550 Disorders of Phonation
SPA 572 Adult Language Disorders Or
SPA 573 Neuropathologies of Speech and Language Impairments (a.k.a. Motor Speech Disorders)
SPA 590 Diagnostic Procedures in Communication Disorders

Subject-Matter Courses — Electives 9-15 credit hours

SPA 501 Clinical Report Writing
SPA 505 Introduction to Communication Disorders
SPA 510 Psychology of Speech
SPA 511 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
SPA 514 Introduction to Phonetics
SPA 516 Speech and Hearing Science
SPA 517 Instrumentation in Speech and Hearing Science
SPA 520 Speech and Language Development
SPA 521 Cultural Language Variations
SPA 560 Introduction to Audiology
SPA 561 Diagnostic Procedures in Audiology
SPA 562 Psychology of the Hearing Impaired
SPA 563 Rehabilitation of the Hearing Impaired
SPA 564 Pediatric Audiology
SPA 565 Clinical Audiology
SPA 566 Advanced Audiological Evaluation
SPA 567 Clinical Practicum in Audiology
SPA 568 Audiological Problems in Environmental Noise Control
SPA 569 Seminar in Audiology
SPA 570 Cerebral Palsy
SPA 571 Cleft Palate
SPA 572 Adult Language Disorders
SPA 573 Neuropathologies (Motor Speech Disorders)
SPA 574 Communication Problems of Aging
SPA 580 Speech and Hearing Therapy in the Schools
SPA 581 Principles of Clinical Procedures
SPA 591 Advanced Clinical Practicum - Observation
SPA 592 Advanced Clinical Practicum (01-Articulation; 02-Diagnostics; 03-Hearing; 04- Language; 05-Organics; 06-Stuttering)
SPA 593 Seminar in Speech Pathology
SPA 594 Differential Diagnosis of the Non-Verbal Child
SPA 595 Introduction to Manual Communication
SPA 596 Intermediate Manual Communication
SPA 600 Thesis I
SPA 601 Thesis II
SPA 699 Special Topics in Speech Pathology & Audiology