Undergraduate Program

Requirements for the Major

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Note: SPLH 261 and 566 are also available as independent study.

Academic Level SPLH Course and # of Credit Hours When the Course is Offered Prerequisite/Corequisite
Freshman 120: Physics of Speech (4) Fall & Spring MATH 101/104
Freshman 261: Survey of Communication Disorders (3) Fall & Spring None
Sophomore 320: Neuroscience of Human Communication (2) Fall & Spring None
Sophomore 465: Fundamentals of Clinical Phonetics (1) Fall (& Spring) Pre/Co: SPLH 120
Sophomore 466: Language Science (3) Fall (& Spring) None
Junior 565: Language Sample Analysis (1) (Fall &) Spring Pre/Co: SPLH 566
Junior 566: Language Development (3) (Fall &) Spring None
Junior/Senior 660: Research Methods (3) Fall & Spring None
Junior 662: Speech Science (3) Fall Pre/Co: SPLH 120 & 320
Sophomore 663: Hearing Science (3) Spring Pre/Co: SPLH 120 & 320
Junior/Senior 668: Intro to Audiological Assessment & Rehabilitation (4) Fall & Spring SPLH 663
Junior/Senior 671: Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology (4) Fall &Spring None
Optional Courses:
Junior/Senior

498: Honors Seminar (2-8) OR

499: Independent Study -- Research

Fall & Spring Requires application and selection
Senior 670: Practicum in AUD (1-3) Fall, Spring, or Summer Prerequisite: SPLH 668
& Consent of Instructor
Senior 672: Practicum in SLP (3) Fall, Spring, or Summer SPLH 671 & Consent of Instructor

Four year B.A. Plan

Recommended Outside Courses for SPLH Majors

Students wishing to apply to a graduate program in KU's Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders who hold baccalaureate degrees in areas other than speech-language-hearing or communication disorders may complete the 34 credit hours of required courses listed above before applying. These courses are prerequisites for graduate degree programs.


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