The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology offers an undergraduate (preprofessional) and graduate program of academic and clinical training in speech-language pathology and audiology.
- Completion of the General Education requirements (42 credits)*
- Core coursework in speech-language pathology and audiology (42 credits)
- Students choose between a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) which has a foreign language requirement (Spanish, German, French, Italian, or American Sign Language) and a Bachelor of Arts - Tagged degree (BAT) for the non-foreign language option
- Electives and Extra Courses - 28-30 credits
- Students are advised to select certificate programs and minors that apply to the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology
- Curriculum Guide - BA (Bachelor of Arts)
- Curriculum Guide - BAT (Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology-Tagged Degree)
SLPA Core Coursework:
|7700:110||Introduction to Disorders of Communication||3|
|7700:210||Introduction to Clinical Phonetics||4|
|7700:230||Language Science and Acquisition||4|
|7700:215||Introduction to Hearing and Speech Science||4|
|7700:321||Articulatory and Phonologic Disorders||4|
|7700:335||Principles of Audiology||4|
|7700:365||Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism||3|
|7700:366||Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory||1|
|7700:422||Organic Disorders of Communication||4|
|7700:445||Multicultural Considerations in Audiology and
Coursework in human anatomy and physiology, physics or chemistry, psychology or sociology, and statistics are required to fulfill American Speech-Language-Hearing Association standards.
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For more information, please contact:
School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-3001
E-Mail: Mrs. Nancy Harris
Current University of Akron students may schedule an advising appointment with Mrs. Harris in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by visiting the College of Health Professions online advising scheduling system here.
Applying to Grad School?
Undergraduate Mission Statement:
The undergraduate program in speech-language pathology and audiology at The University of Akron provides instruction in the basic components of the discipline in order to prepare the student to apply to a graduate program.