Communication Disorders Minor

Open to students in all majors except speech-language pathology. The minor is designed to increase students’ understanding of communication disorders.

A faculty advisor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology will be assigned to each student in the minor.

Requirements

All students must take the following course:
SLPA 15000Introduction to Communication Disorders3
ELECTIVES
Students must take at least 15 credits from the lists below: at least 3 of these credits must be taken from the speech-language and hearing disorders course list.15
BASIC HUMAN COMMUNICATION PROCESSES AND DEVELOPMENT
Phonetics
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
Normal Language and Literacy Development
Basic Audiology
Brain Science
Basic Speech Science
SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING DISORDERS COURSES
Articulation and Phonological Development and Disorders
Child Language Disorders: Assessment and Intervention
Aural Rehabilitation
Hearing Loss in the Elderly
Fluency and Voice Disorders
Communication Disorders in the Aging Population
Total Credits18

Note: The above courses may have prerequisites; refer to the course descriptions.

Guidelines on course sequencing and other requirements are available at the department office, Smiddy Hall 301.