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Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Pathology

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 is designed to introduce students to basic processes of communication, speech, language, and hearing, and to disorders of communication. Students will have the opportunity to observe speech language pathologists in the clinical setting, perform hands-on activities, and complete a service learning project of their choosing.

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:

  • Explain the basic human communication process (such as biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, linguistic, cultural)
  • Explain common disorders across the lifespan related to speech, language, swallowing and/or hearing
  • Explain the basic principles of prevention, assessment, and intervention of speech, language, swallowing, and/or hearing disorders

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Students can schedule an appointment with an advisor through the Student Appointment Scheduler (SAS) One.IU.

Degree Requirements (120 cr.)
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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 are recommended to be completed with a grade of C or higher for competitive admission to graduate programs.
    A minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

Major Requirements (47 cr.)

Health Sciences Core (24 cr.)

The Health Sciences core will begin with HSC-H 101 Introduction to Health Sciences. This course should be taken at the beginning of the academic career along with General Education courses and select concentration-specific courses. All Health Sciences students will take 24 credit hours of core courses and then specific courses required for individual concentrations.

The following courses are the core courses for all Health Sciences students:

  • 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; OR
    HSC-P 210 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • HSC-B 190 Human Behavior and Social Institutions
    VT: Disabilities Related to Communication and Society
    Formerly listed as HSC-P 110 Survey of Communication Disorders
  • HSC-P 111 Phonetics for Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • HSC-P 233 Language Development
  • HSC-P 275 Introduction to Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation
  • HSC-P 323 Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • HSC-P 324 Childhood Language Disorders


Students in the Speech Language Pathology Concentration will be able to select electives related to Psychology, Education, and Sciences. In order to be eligible for Certification in Speech-Language Pathology, students are required to take one coure in each of the following: psychological science, biological science, physical science (must be physics or chemistry), and statistics. Students should consult with an advisor for recommended courses.

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2023-2024 Campus Bulletin
2022-2023 Campus Bulletin
2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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