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If you are a current Miami student and you are interested in declaring the major, please contact our Chief Departmental Advisor Dr. Laura Kelly (kellylj@miamioh.edu

 Sample 4 year plan of courses for Speech Pathology and Audiology majors

First Year

Semester I Hours
SPA 127 Intro Comm. Disorders 1 3
BIO 161 Principles of Human Phys (GMP IV) 4
Foreign Language 4
ENG 111 (GMP I) 3
Total Semester Hours 14

First Year

Semester II Hours
EDP 201 Humn Dev or PSY 111 Intro to Psy (GMP IIC) 3
PHY 101 or PHY 131 Physics & Music (GMP IV) 3
Foreign Language 4
Elective 3
ENG 112 (GMP I) 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

Semester I Hours
SPA 222 Anatomy of Speech/Hearing 1 3
SPA 223 Theories of Lang. Dev (GMP II) 1 3
FSW 281(4) Child Dev 2 or FSW 261(3) 3 or 4
Foreign Language 3
EDL 204 Sociocultural Studies Education (GMPIIB) 2 3
Total Semester Hours 15 or 16

Second Year

Semester II Hours
SPA 225 Neuroscience & Comm Behavior 1 3
SPA 293 Sophomore Clinical Experience 1 1
Foreign Language 3
STA 261 Statistics (GMP V) 4
EDP 256 2 or EDP 272 2 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

Semester I Hours
SPA 316 Intro. to Audiology 3
SPA 334 Phonetics 3
SPA 393 Junior Clinical Experience 1 1
Global Perspectives (GMP III) 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective- suggested ENG 303 Intro. to Linguistics 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Third Year

Semester II Hours
SPA 326 Therapy for Hard of Hearing 3
Global Perspectives (GMPIII) 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Fine Arts (GMP IIA) 3
Natural Sciences (GMP IV) 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 17

Fourth Year

Semester I Hours
SPA 426 Language Disorders 3
SPA 435 Speech & Hearing Science 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

Semester II Hours
SPA 427 Alternative Comn Systems 1 3
SPA 493 Senior Clinical Experience 1 1
SPA 413 Senior Capstone 3
SPA 402 Counseling Strategy SPA 493 1 3
Global Perspectives (GMP III) 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16