Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

The Bachelor of Science degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences helps students improve understanding and inspire innovative treatment for speech, language, and hearing challenges throughout the entire lifespan of human development.

The Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences degree comprises 120 credit hours. 

Core Curriculum 
A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts. 

Major requirements 

  • Each student must complete one of the following tracks: Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, or Deaf Education.
  • A minimum of 39 and a maximum of 54 hours of major-specific coursework in the department (or for Deaf Education track students, a minimum of 36 and a maximum of 54).
  • 3 hours of coursework in introductory statistics from a list of approved courses (see degree checklist). 

Moody College of Communication requirements 

  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • 6 hours of Communication Foundations: COM 301E and COM 302E, taken in fall semester of first and second years of enrollment. 

View the 2020-2022 Degree Checklist

View the 2020-2022 Flow Chart 

The Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree comprises 120 credit hours. Note that starting in Fall 2020, all former CSD courses will be offered under the field of study Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLH). 

Core Curriculum
A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts.

Major requirements

  • Each student must complete one of the following tracks: Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, or Deaf Education.
  • A minimum of 35 and a maximum of 48 hours of major-specific coursework in the department (or for Deaf Education track students, a minimum of 36 and a maximum of 48).
  • 3 hours of coursework in introductory statistics from a list of approved courses (see degree checklist). 

Moody College of Communication requirements

View the 2018-2020 Degree Checklist 

View the 2018-2020 Audiology and SLP Flow Chart

View the 2018-2020 Education of the Deaf Flow Chart

Enrollment

SLH students may not take more than 60 hours in the College of Communication.

Flags

Students should choose courses in the core curriculum and in the major requirements that also fulfill their major department's Flag requirements. The Flags required for all degrees from Moody College are:

Electives

  • Bring a student's total hours to 120
  • Electives frequently taken by Communication students
  • Students can also fill elective hours by declaring a minor. Students may declare only one minor or certificate to supplement their Moody major(s) and must declare their minor/certificate intentions before they have completed 65% of their degree requirements.

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