The undergraduate major in Speech & Hearing Science is a pre-professional degree for Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology.
Students who have enrolled in CSD 1010 or who have completed a CSD course at another university and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 are eligible to declare a major in Speech and Hearing Science. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the department’s undergraduate advisor either prior to or soon after declaring the major.
Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in CSD courses
Must maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
Honors in Speech and Hearing Science
Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Speech and Hearing Science must complete:
Complete at least 9 hours in allied subjects. Three allied credit hours from each of the following areas are required to comply with American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) standards for certification:
3 credit hours of biological science (Biology or Nutrition)
3 credit hours of a physical science (Physics or Chemistry)
3 credit hours of social or behavioral science (e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Gender Studies)
Allied courses may also be used to fulfill university general education requirements.
Clinical Observation Hours
Students must also complete 25 clock-hours of observation of speech, language, and/or hearing treatment before graduation.