The undergraduate major in Speech & Hearing Science (SPHS) from the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is a preprofessional degree for speech-language pathology and/or audiology. The undergraduate student in this major obtains a combined degree in Speech & Hearing Science, then chooses to study either speech-language pathology or audiology at the graduate level.
Requirements to practice
A master's degree, or its equivalent, is required for professional practice in speech-language pathology and a doctor of audiology (AuD) is required for professional practice in audiology.
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Contact the department office for more information about curriculum requirements and admission procedures for the speech and hearing science preprofessional major.
Dr. Sarah Hargus Ferguson
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Undergraduate advisor for CSD