Undergraduate Prerequisites

Applicants are not required to have an undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders, but they must show evidence of having taken certain prerequisite courses in both basic sciences and Communication Disorders as specified below.

Basic Science Prerequisite Courses:

  • One course in statistics
  • One course in either physical or biological science
  • One course in social science (psychology recommended, sociology accepted)

Communication Disorders Prerequisite Course Work:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
  • Speech Science
  • Hearing Science
  • Introduction to Audiology
  • Speech and Language Development
  • Speech and Language Disorders