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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology (BA)


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Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology Curriculum (BA)


Objectives

The Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology is designed to prepare a student for graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology. The undergraduate preparation includes a broad educational experience in the liberal arts and sciences and a strong foundation in addition to basic course work in normal and disordered speech, language, and hearing. The undergraduate/pre-professional degree is the first degree that leads to graduate study for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The master's degree in speech pathology and the doctoral degree in audiology are the entry-level degrees for most professional settings in these fields.

Freshman Year


English (GER)


Fine Arts (GER)


Humanities (GER)


  • COMM 101: Principles of Communication Studies 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Select one Humanities (GER) course from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  3 Semester Credit Hours

Mathematics (GER)


Natural Sciences (GER)


In addition to the two required Natural Sciences (GER) courses specified in the Sophomore year, student will select one additional Natural Sciences (GER) course selected from the following disciplines:

  • Select one Life Science course from the following disciplines: Animal Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Environmental Science, Plant Science, or Zoology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours
    • or
  • Select one Physical Science course from the following disciplines: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meteorology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours

Major Courses


Total: 30 SCH


Sophomore Year


Natural Sciences (GER)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


Electives


  • Electives  6 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 30 SCH


Junior Year


Humanities (GER)


  • Select one Humanities (GER) course from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  3 Semester Credit Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives  8 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 30 SCH


Senior Year


Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives  9 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 30 SCH


Total Semester Hours 120


Concentration area offered


Students wishing to pursue the Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology Concentration (BA)  will select Elective Courses in consultation with an Academic Advisor.

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