Department Information

Chair:
Regina B. Grantham
Professional Studies Building Main office: Room 2201 Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: 607-753-5423
Fax: 607-753-5940

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Program Details

Speech and Hearing Science [SHS] (Major)

This major in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department prepares students for graduate study in speech-language pathology, audiology, education, teacher of the deaf or special education.

Career Potential

  • Graduate school
  • With master's degree in speech-language pathology and/or audiology, can work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, universities, private practice and industry. Some states, such as New York, also require a license.

A. Speech Pathology and Audiology Courses: 35 credit hours
  • SHH 270 - Introduction to Communication Disorders (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 280 - Phonetics (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 281 - Speech Science (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 283 - Introduction to Hearing Science (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 300 - Normal Language Development (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 370 - Articulation and Language Disorders (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 371 - Fluency and Voice (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 383 - Basic Audiology (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 473 - Neuropathologies of Language and Speech (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 477 - Diagnostic Procedures: Introduction to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology (3 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 480 - Clinical Practicum I (2 cr. hr.)
  • SHH 483 - Aural Rehabilitation (3 cr. hr.)
B. Non-Departmental Requirements: 12 credit hours
  • PSY ___: Elective in normal development
  • ENG 201 - Introduction to Language Study (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 101 - Introductory Psychology (3 cr. hr.) and
  • CAP 100 - Introduction to Computer Applications (3 cr. hr.) or
  • MAT 201 - Statistical Methods (3 cr. hr.) Cross-listed with PSY 201
    or
  • PSY 201 - Statistical Methods (3 cr. hr.) Cross-listed with MAT 201
C. Additional Free Elective: three credit hours
D. Foreign Language Requirement

Students are expected to demonstrate successful completion of two semesters (through the 102 level) of a college-level foreign language or confirm proficiency equivalent to successful completion of the second semester (102) of a college-level foreign language sequence through a testing program approved by the Modern Languages Department.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124