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Speech Language Pathology

Pictured | Isabelle Tice | Speech Language Pathology | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)
Volunteer activites and affiliations | Co-founder of the IU South Bend chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA); active member of Alpha Sigma Tau

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Sciences with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology prepares students for many different types of careers in speech and hearing science.  Students will learn how to assist individuals with disorders related to speech, language, and hearing. 

Speech Language Pathology Objectives

To be able to fulfill the requirements of a Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology and promote the overall program goals, graduates of the Health Sciences degree at Indiana University South Bend will be able to:

  • Integrate principles of speech and hearing sciences of clinical practice
  • Analyze data and integrate findings within existing frameworks of speech and hearing science
  • Recognize individuals’ needs for diagnostic and treatment services
  • Collaborate with other speech language pathology and audiology professionals

Academic Advising

College policy on advising requires that students meet with their academic advisors at least once each year, and in some departments, prior to each semester’s to enrollment. Advising holds are placed on all Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences students prior to advance registration and are released following advising appointments. Students with a declared major are advised in their academic units. To determine who your advisor is and how to contact them, see One.IU.

Degree Requirements (120 cr.)

Students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology must complete 120 credits including:

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 300- or 400-level.
  • Courses required for the major must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required.

Major Requirements (50 cr.)

All courses are 3 cr., unless otherwise designated

Health Sciences Core (27 cr.)

The Health Sciences Core will begin with Introduction to Health Sciences. This will be taken along with the General Education courses and introduce students to Health Systems. All Health Sciences students will take the 18-33 credit hours of the Health Sciences core depending on the concentration. 

After the first two years of General Education, students will determine which of the Health Sciences Concentrations they will complete the following courses

  • ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills
  • HSC-A 291 Service Learning in Health Sciences I; OR
    HSC-A 491 Service Learning in Health Sciences II
  • HSC-H 101 Introduction to Health Sciences
  • HSC-H 322 Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • HSC-H 327 Introduction to Community and Public Health
  • HSC-H 411 Psychosocial Behavior Modeling for Fitness and Health
  • HSC-H 492 Research in Health Sciences
  • HSC-H 499 Senior Seminar in Health Sciences
  • HSC-W 314 Ethics and Health Professionals

Speech Language Pathology Concentration Core (23 cr.)
  • AHLT-R 185 Medical Terminology (2 cr.)
  • DHYG-H 211 Head and Neck Anatomy
  • HSC-P 110 Survey of Communication Disorders
  • HSC-P 111 Phonetics for Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • HSC-P 233 Speech and Language Development
  • HSC-P 275 Human Hearing and Communication
  • HSC-P 323 Speech Disorders and Their Management
  • HSC-P 324 Language Disorders and Their Management

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Academic Bulletins

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2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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