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2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, BS


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About the Program

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at Purdue University is in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Undergraduate majors in SLHS obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Courses at the undergraduate level are designed to introduce students to basic processes of communication, speech, language, and hearing, and to disorders of communication, and eligible students may also earn course credit working as research assistants under the supervision of department faculty. Students who qualify also have the opportunity to participate in clinical observation and a practicum during the latter stages of their program. Our undergraduate program provides a firm foundation for future graduate study in the speech, language, and hearing sciences within the framework of a well-rounded and comprehensive undergraduate education.

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

SLH-BS
SLHU
120 credits

Major Requirements (33 credits)


A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 in SLHS 22700, 30200, 30300, 30600 and 30900 is required.

No grade lower than a “C-” will be allowed in any of these courses.

Area 1 - Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


Select 15 credits total, MUST have minimum of 12 credits at the 40000 level or above.

Can use any SLHS course not used to satisfy SLHS Foundation Requirements.

NO more than 3 credits total from:

Required Courses in Other Departments (45-67 credits)


Modern Language Requirement


Proficiency through level IV in one language [Fulfills Humanities Core]

(Select from American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.)

  • 10100 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • 10200 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • 20100 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • 20200 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00

Math and Science Requirements


Depending on selection, courses may also be used to fulfill University Cores.

Area 2 - Pure and Applied Sciences


Select 6 credits. Cannot use a course that is used to fulfill CORE or Math and Science requirement.

Area 3 - Behavioral, Linguistic, and Social Sciences


Select 6 credits. Cannot use a course that is used to fulfill CORE or Math and Science requirement.

University Core


  • SLHS Behavior/Social Science - select from University list (This is an SLHS requirement in addition to the University core requirement fulfilled by SLHS 22700 ) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • SLHS Information Literacy- select from University list (This is an SLHS requirement in addition to the University core requirement) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • [Information Literacy Core] - select from University list (IF STAT 30100 is selected for other requirements, this requirement is fulfilled) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • [Oral Communication Core] - select from University list  - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • [Science Core] - select from University list (MAY be fulfilled, depending on course selected for other requirements)  - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • [Science Core] - select from University list (MAY be fulfilled, depending on course selected for other requirements) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 4.00
  • [Written Communication Core] - select from University list - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00

Electives (20-42 credits)


Note


It is a university requirement that at least 32 credits of coursework be obtained at the 30000 level or higher.

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree

University Foundational Learning Outcomes List


https://www.purdue.edu/provost/initiatives/curriculum/course.html

32 Credits @ 30000 Level


SLHS Foundation Courses* - 12.00 credits

SLHS Area 1 40000 Courses* - 12.00 credits

* Assuming no transfer credits.

Program Requirements


A Minimum GPA of 2.5 in SLHS 22700 , 30200 , 30300 , 30600 , and 30900  is required for SLHS major.
No grade lower than a “C-” will be allowed in any of these courses.

Fall 1st Year


15-17 Credits


Spring 1st Year


  • SLHS 22700 - Elements Of Linguistics  (Behavior/Social Science)*
  • CORE - Oral Communications* - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Foreign Language - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • CHM or PHYS (Science)* - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-17 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


15-16 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


15-16 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • Additional CORE - Behavior/Social Science* - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • BIOL (Science)* - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Area 1 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Area 1 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-16 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


  • STAT (Information Literacy if STAT 30100 )*
  • Area 1 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Area 2 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Area 3 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-17 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • Area 1 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Area 3 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-16 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • Area 1 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Area 2 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-16 Credits


Note


* CORE Selectives may be chosen in any order, but ALL must be taken to graduate

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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