About this Bachelor's Degree
The bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology meets pre-professional requirements for students who wish to pursue graduate studies in these disciplines.
Undergraduates obtain an overview of speech production and perception processes. Courses provide foundations for understanding normal and abnormal communication over the lifespan, along with methods of prevention and treatment. Students observe and may assist certified professionals in on-campus practicum sites.
- Students will demonstrate competency in using the IPA phonetic system to transcribe spoken language
- Students will demonstrate competency in assessment of children’s speech production.
- Students will identify the regions of the cerebral cortex that support speech and language functions.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of the cranial nerves and will be able to associate deficits of cranial nerve function with specific communication disorders.
- Students will demonstrate basic knowledge related to the scope of practice for speech-language pathology and audiology.