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SLP Sequence of Courses

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY MAJOR
with TEACHER CERTIFICATION

FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
PSY 123 or Social Science Core (ASHA) 3 PSY 123 or Social Science Core (ASHA) 3
Natural Science Core (Physical Science 135/175) (ASHA) 4 Natural Science Core  (ASHA and PDE) (Bio) 3
ENG 151 (PDE) (Writing Seminar) Core 3 HIS or POL Core 3
SLP 210 Introduction to Com Dis 3 ENG Core Course (Amer or Brit Lit) (PDE) 3
TED 232 (Ed Psychology) (PDE) Free Elective 3 SLP 240 Norm Sp & Lang Dev 3
    FA Core Course 3
Total 16 Total 18

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
HIS or POL Core 3 MTH 115 Statistics (PDE)(ASHA) 3
Math Bank I (PDE) 165 3 RLS 104 Core 3
PHL 100 Core 3 FA Core Course 3
PSY 275 Child and Adolescent Psych (ASHA) 3 SLP 250 Speech and Hearing Science 3
SLP 220 A&P of Speech and Hr Science 3 SLP 330 Intro to Audiology 3
SLP 260 Artic/Phon/Lang Dis (requires prereqs) (PDE) 3 SLP 305 Ob & Clin Procedures I 2
Total 18 Total 17

 

JUNIOR YEAR
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
PHL Core Course 3 RLS Core 3
SLP 300 SLP in Schools (PDE) 2 SLP 310/512 Research Methods (Writing Intensive) 3
SLP 410 Aural Rehab 3 SLP 350 Adult Comm Dis (requires prereqs) 3
SLP 230 Phonetics (requires prereqs) (PDE) 3 SLP 450 Optional Clinic (requires prereqs) 3
SLP 325 Stutt/Voice/Cleft Palate (requires prereqs) 3 Free Elective (TED 364) Methods in Special Education (PDE) 3
SLP 340 Communication and Aging 2 Free Elective 3
SLP 415 Ob & Clinical Procedures II (requires prereqs) 2    
Total 18 Total (15 cr without optional clinic) 18

 

GRADUATE YEAR I (Senior Year)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
SLP 500 Artic & Phon Disorders (PDE) 3 SLP 510 Fluency Disorders 3
SLP 530 Voice Disorders 3 SLP 525 Child Language Dis 3
SLP 575 Motor Speech Disorders 3 SLP 545 Aphasia & Cog Comm Dis 3
SLP 560 Diag (3cr) with SLP 555 Diag Clin (1 cr) 4 SLP 585 SLP Seminar III 3
SLP 505 Clinic I (sec I-IV) 3 SLP 560 Diag (3 cr) with SLP 555 Diag Clin (1 cr) 4
SLP 565 SLP Seminar I 1 SLP 605 Clinic II (sec I-IV) 3
SLP 515 Hearing Sem students split 1 SLP 566 SLP Seminar II 1
 SLP 535 Communication Disorders in Autism  1 SLP 515 Hearing Sem split 1
Total (15 cr with Diagnostics) 15* Total (18 cr with Diagnostics) 17*

 

SUMMER
Session I Credits Session II Credits
SLP 590 Dysphagia 3 SLP 540 AAC 3
SLP 560 Diag (3 cr) with SLP 555 Diag Clin (1 cr) 4 SLP 602 Summer Clinic II (I-IV) 3
SLP 601 Sum Clin I (I-IV) 3    
Total (7 cr with Diagnostics) 6* Total (6 cr with SLP 602) 3*

 

GRADUATE YEAR II (Fifth Year)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
SLP 610 Fieldwork I (PDE) 9 SLP 620 Fieldwork II (PDE) 9
SLP 680 Thesis Option/SLP 660 Comps Class 3 SLP 650 Professional Issues 3
Total 12 Total (9 cr without Thesis Option) 12

 

 

*Students are only required to take SLP 560 Diagnostics (3cr) with SLP 555 Diag Clin (1cr) once and SLP 515 Hearing Seminar once.

Note 1: Students pursue Teacher Certification (to work in PA schools) will need all PDE courses and a lab science course.

Note 2: Students may need to take SLP 630 - a third field placement until they have satisfied the department's and ASHA’s certification requirements pertaining to clinical experiences.

Note 3: For prerequisites, please refer to the catalog or advising sheet.