These requirements are for students who matriculated in academic year 2023-2024. Students who matriculated prior to fall 2023 should refer to the Archives to view the requirements for their Bulletin year.
The Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language and Hearing Science may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty upon the satisfactory completion of 122 credit hours. A grade of C is the lowest acceptable final grade for courses required of majors as well as departmental electives taken by majors. A grade of C- (C minus) is the lowest acceptable grade in GenEd courses. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders requires that students show a basic level of proficiency in a language other than English. This requirement may be met by taking college-level courses up to or beyond the equivalent of the 1002-level or by showing similar knowledge through a placement examination. Students may take American Sign Language to satisfy this requirement.
Summary of Requirements
Students must complete the requirements of the General Education (GenEd) program.
All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive (WI) courses as part of the major. The specific writing-intensive courses that are required for the Speech-Language-Hearing major are CSCD 1296 and CSCD 4496.
Students must complete the College Core Course, HRPR 1001 Public Health: The Way We Live, Work and Play.
All of the following major requirements must be passed with a grade of C or better in order to successfully complete the major.
|Communication Sciences & Disorders
|Introduction to Communication Disorders
|Introduction to Linguistics
|Studies in Psycholinguistics
|Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
|Development of Speech and Language
|Foundations in Hearing Science
|Foundations in Speech Science
|Foundations in Human Neuroscience
|Speech and Language Disorders: Children
|or CSCD 4222
|Speech and Language Disorders: Adults
|Diagnosis and Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology 1
|Related Discipline Courses
|Introduction to Psychology
|Foundations of Developmental Psychology
|or BIOL 1012
|General Biology II
|Another course in biological science may be substituted with advisor approval.
|One Physics or Chemistry Course
|Select one of the following:
|Physics: Matter and Motion
|Introduction to General Physics I
|Chemistry: The Study of Matter I
|Introduction to Chemistry I
Another course in physics or chemistry may be substituted with advisor approval.
|Two semesters of a foreign language / ASL at the introductory level or one at the intermediate level.
|Select one of the following courses:
|Statistics for Psychology
|Elements of Statistics
|Biostatistics and Public Health
|Total Credit Hours
Indicates writing capstone for major.