Speech Language Pathology, Bachelor of Arts - SLP

Major Requirements (42-43 Hours)

Recommended Courses
The following are highly recommended to fulfill General Education Requirement (see advisor for details):
One Sophia Program approved Literature ENLT course
One Sophia Program approved Natural Science BIO course
One Sophia Program approved Natural Science PHYS course or CHEM course (these courses can be at the non-major level)
Required
SLP 220Introduction to Communicative Disorders3
SLP 230Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism3
SLP 240Phonetics3
SLP 310Child Language Development3
SLP 330Speech and Hearing Sciences3
SLP 340Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist3
SLP 412Clinical Methods and Supervised Observation3
SLP 420Aural Rehabilitation3
SLP 485SLP Clinical Practicum3
Required Supporting Courses
PSYC 156Introduction to Psychology: Culture and Systems3
or PSYC 157 Introduction to Psychology: Science for the Citizen
PSYC 201
201L
Child Development
and Child Development Laboratory
3-4
or PSYC 305 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
PSYC 324Statistics in Psychology3
or SOC 372 Sociological Statistics
or MATH 114 Introduction to Statistics
Electives
Select two of the following (or other courses substituted by permission):6
Sign Language
American Sign Language 2
Evaluation Procedures in Speech and Language Pathology
Speech Sound Disorders
Adult Acquired Language Disorders
Medical Rehabilitation
Multi-Cultural Populations: Communication Disorders Across Cultures
Research Practicum
Special Topics
Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 43455
Psycholinguistics (at Notre Dame)
PSY 43271
Autism (at Notre Dame)
Total Credits42-43

Advanced Writing Proficiency

The Advanced Writing Proficiency is fulfilled through successful submission of a portfolio of writing samples selected from courses in the major of speech language pathology. The student will select three writing assignments that reflect her best abilities in categories essential to the professions in speech language pathology and audiology: clinical writing, research writing, and advocacy writing.

Senior Comprehensive

Successful completion of SLP 485 SLP Clinical Practicum satisfies the Senior Comprehensive requirement.