College of Education

Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

Students pursuing a pre-professional degree in Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of university courses. Included in the 120 semester hours are 55 hours of Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology courses.

  • Maintain a minimal 3.0 grade point average or better in the course of study.
  • Maintain a minimal 3.0 grade point average overall.
  • Make a grade of “C” or better in all major core courses.
  • Repeat any core courses or clinical practicum courses in which a grade of “D” or lower was achieved and receive a grade of “C” or better, only once.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 if the student entered the University as an “Undecided,” to be accepted as a Speech / Language Pathology & Audiology major.
  • Be admitted to Clinical Phase with Privileges (i.e., admission to the clinical component of the program) prior to the junior year. This consists of a minimal 3.0 grade point average in all freshman and sophomore level major courses as well as the required application.

Speech Pathology and Audiology Curriculum Guide (Speech Pathology and Audiology Curriculum Guide pdf)

Freshman Year - First Semester

   

Freshman Year - Second Semester

FRST 100 College Success (SS)

 

ENGL 101 Ideas and Their ExpressionsII (WC)

ENGL 100 Ideas and Their Expressions I (WC)

 

MATH 102 Fundamentals of Alg & Trig II (MLAR)

MATH 101 Fundamentals of Alg & Trig I (MLAR)

 

FOLA xxx

FOLA xxx

 

SOCI 100 Principles of Sociology

BIOL 100 Biological Science and Lab (SR)

 

CST 101 Microcomputer Applications

HPED xxx

 

 

 

 

 

Sophomore Year - First Semester

 

Sophomore Year - Second Semester

SPCH 250 Speech Fundamentals (HFA)

 

SPCH 251 Public Speaking

LIBS 202 Intro to African- Amer Studies (AA)

 

HIST 207 Modern World History (GL)

ENGL 226 Basic Grammar/ Mechanics Writer

 

MGMT 110 Business Environment

SOCI 204 Social Problems

 

POLI 200 American Government and Politics

ECON 200 or ECON 201

 

ENVS 201 The Earth’s Environment (SR) *

 

 

 

Junior Year - First Semester

 

Junior Year - Second Semester

PSYC 101 General Psychology

 

SPCH 316 Interpersonal Communication

SPCH 301 or LIBS 300 Social Science Rsrch Mthds

 

SPCH 335 Rhetoric of American Thought

SPCH 401 Argumentation & Debate

 

ENGL 331 Writing Science & Technology

SOCI 304 or SOCI 308

 

SPCH 314 Intercultural Communication

Free Elective

 

Free Elective

 

 

 

Senior Year - First Semester

 

Senior Year - Second Semester

SPCH 410 Ethical Issues in Communication

 

SPCH 402 (502) Bargaining and Negotiation

SPCH 453 Persuasive Communication

 

ENGL 441 Visual Rhetoric Tec/Sci Writer

SPCH 498 Internship

 

SPCH 461 Small Group Communication

SPCH 441 Narrative Research

 

SPCH 408 Business & Professional Comm

Free Elective

 

Free Elective

Please direct additional inquiries to Dr. Deana Lacy McQuitty,Speech Program Director, dlmcquit@ncat.edu.