Minor in Speech-Language Pathology
The Minor in Speech-Language Pathology provides an introduction to the fast-growing field of communication disorders. Students in the minor can complete the required coursework needed to apply to most master’s programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Communication Sciences & Disorders. The courses in the minor are taught by faculty from several departments with expertise in communication sciences and disorders and related fields.
Admission to the Minor
The minimum requirements for admission to the minor are as follows:
Evidence of success potential in the program, including transcript showing strong academic performance in undergraduate coursework; personal statement; writing sample; contact information for two references. Please note that the program takes a holistic approach to the admissions process, considering various candidate qualities, including a student’s personal attributes, past experiences, and future goals, and how those might contribute to a good fit with the program. Admission to the minor is also contingent on spaces available in the program.
For more information about applying to the minor and application deadlines, please see the program website.
Please note that if you are planning to apply for a master’s degree program in speech-language pathology or communication sciences and disorders, you must also have completed General Education (GE) coursework in several areas. Please see the program website for more information.
Minor Requirements (36 units)
|ENG 3310||Child Language and Literacy Development||3|
|ENG 5210||Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology||3|
|ENG 5220||Language and Speech Science||3|
|ENG 5250||Child Language Disorders||3|
|ENG 5260||Phonetics and Phonology||3|
|ENG 5290||Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism||3|
|ENG 5520||Methods and Procedures in Speech-Language Pathology||3|
|ENG 5530||Fluency and Speech Sound Disorders||3|
|ENG 5540||Neurology and Neurogenic Communication Disorders||3|
|ENG 5550||Introduction to Voice Disorders||3|
|ENG 5560||Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Speech-Language Pathology||3|
|HSCI 3374||Basic Audiometry and Hearing Problems||3|