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Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences (SHS)

Undergraduate students majoring in Speech and Hearing Sciences must complete each SHS course with a grade of "C" or better. Prior to enrolling in SHS courses at the 300 level, students must have achieved an overall GPA of 3.0. Undergraduate speech and hearing majors are expected to maintain an overall grade-point average acceptable for admission to a graduate program.

Course requirements for the baccalaureate degree are outlined below.

Requirements for a Major in Speech and Hearing Sciences  Credit Hours
Area I - Written Composition     6
EH 101 3 hrs    
EH 102 3 hrs    
Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts     12
 CA 110  3 hrs    
ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 240, ARH 242; ARS 101; MUL 101; DRA 110 3 hrs    
EH 215 or EH 216 or EH 225 or EH 226 or EH 235 or EH 236 3 hrs    
*Humanities Elective (suggest LG if HY sequence chosen)   3 hrs    
Area III - Natural Sciences & Math    7
MA 112  3 hrs    
BLY 121 & BLY 121L  4 hrs     
Area IV - History, Social & Behavioral Sciences    12
History Elective (HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, or HY 136)   3 hrs    
*Social Sciences Electives
(3 courses)
(recommend AN 100 & SY 109)  
9 hrs    
Area V - Preprofessional, Major & Electives    30
CIS 150 or CIS 110 or CIS 250  3 hrs    
PSY 120  3 hrs    
BMD 114  4 hrs    
BMD 115  4 hrs     
ST 210 or BUS 245 or ST 305  3 hrs     
PH 104 4 hrs    
General Electives (3 courses) 9 hrs    
*Must complete a two course sequence in Literature or History    
Major Requirements     18
Human Development (PSY 250, PSY 340, PSY 350; EPY 251, EPY 315) AIS 301 3 hrs    
Aging (PSY 250, PSY 436; BLY 207; HSC 450, HSC 457; SY 372, SY 472; LS479, GRN 290; AIS 201, AIS 401), SY435 3 hrs    
Multicultural (EDF 315; EPY 315; AN 200, AN 458; SY 315, SY 420, SY 428, SY 445, SY 455; PSY 270, PSY 485; AIS 320; IS 100, IS 200), AN 100, AN 101, AN 210, AN 340, AN 344, AN 397, AN 354, AN 355, AN 356, AN 357, HY 279, AFR 101, LG 110, LG 305, GS 101, PSC
452, REL 352, REL 354, REL 355
3 hrs    

Psychology (PSY of your choice)
(2 courses)

6 hrs    
SHS 290 or approved elective 3 hrs    
Students complete BMD 114, BMD 115, CIS 150 or CIS 110 or CIS 250, PH 104 during the first two years. Students must have achieved an overall GPA of 3.0 prior to enrolling in SHS 315 and SHS 341.  
Required Speech And Hearing Sciences Courses   36
SHS 301 3 hrs    
SHS 315 3 hrs    
SHS 341 4 hrs    
SHS 453 3 hrs    
SHS 473 3 hrs    
SHS 480* 4 hrs    
SHS 302 3 hrs    
SHS 331 4 hrs    
SHS 414 3 hrs    
SHS 431 3 hrs    
SHS 474 3 hrs    
*A special course fee is assessed for the following course:
SHS 480 $37.00
   

*Must complete a two course sequence in Literature or History

Speech Pathology and Audiology Administrative Staff (251) 445-9378
Chair Elizabeth E. Adams
Professor Emeritus Evans, Holston, Sellers, Talbott
Associate Professors Adams, B. Beverly, Davis, Gordon-Hickey, Ramkissoon
Assistant Professors T. Beverly, Choi, Garand, Nichols, Rishiq,
Roberts, Smith
Instructors Brown, Hill, Hudson, McVay
   

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology web site
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/alliedhealth/speechandhearing

The mission of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is to provide undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs that challenge the students to achieve the highest standards of academic learning, scientific inquiry and clinical excellence. The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology seeks to deliver a comprehensive program of academic, research and clinical training in the areas of speech, language and hearing development and disorders. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences, the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, the Doctor of Audiology, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders, degree programs.

The undergraduate program readies the graduate to undertake professional study on the graduate level. Students in Speech-Language Pathology who complete the master's program will meet all the academic and practicum requirements to be eligible for the Clinical Fellowship (CF) that leads to national certification (CCC/SLP) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and eligibility for the Alabama State License. Students in Audiology who complete the Doctor of Audiology program will meet all the academic and practicum requirements for national certification (CCC/A) and also be eligible for the Alabama State License. The Graduate programs in both Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of ASHA.