This program is designed to provide graduates with the academic experiences needed to understand normal processes involved in speech, language, and hearing abilities, and to identify characteristics of communication disorders. Classes also introduce students to clinical procedures for assessment and treatment of communication disorders.
Develop expertise in communication and its disorders
Three affiliated student organizations
Observation experiences expose students to professional practice in speech-language pathology
Feeder program to a graduate program in speech-language pathology where licensure and employment certification standards will be met
Prepares students to apply to graduate audiology programs that are offered at other universities and other professional graduate programs
Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.
Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
Teach middle school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.
Students must have completed one year of course work with an overall grade point average of at least 2.50.
Students must have an interview with a program advisor.
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