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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Speech and Hearing Therapy (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Audiology and Speech Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences

Neff Hall 279 ~ 260-481-6410 ~ www.ipfw.edu/aus

This preprofessional degree helps you prepare to pursue the master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology and the following professional credentials: the Indiana Schools Standard Services-Specialist License, the license from the Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, and the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association.With full academic preparation, including a master’s degree in speech-language pathology or audiology, you may begin human-service careers working with children, adults, and/or older persons who have speech, language, or hearing disorders. You will offer professional assistance to enhance our most distinctive human ability — communication.

The curriculum offers courses and practical experiences that prepare you to work with communicatively disabled individuals in such settings as schools, hospitals, agencies, rehabilitation centers, clinics, and private practices. Beginning practicum courses prepare the student to work with clients. These practicum courses offer services through the speech-language clinic to the campus and surrounding community.

To earn the B.S. with a major in speech and hearing therapy, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the School of Arts and Sciences (see Part 3) in addition to the following requirements:

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


Select one:

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in AUS) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

School of Arts and Sciences Requirements


English Writing Credits: 3


Foreign Language Credits: 8


  • Foreign Language (111 and 112)

General Elective Courses


You may wish to consider elective courses that fulfill requirements for a minor that supports preparation of AUS majors. Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124. Recommended:

Total Credits: 124


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