Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Required Courses for Majors

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Required Courses:

  • SP 103: Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • SP 201: Hearing Sciences and Acoustics
  • SP 205: Phonetics
  • SP 206: Observation and Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • SP 207: Speech and Language Development
  • SP 301: Anatomy and Physiology: Speech and Language
  • SP 304: Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • SP 308: Professional and Technical Writing in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • SP 340: Clinical Audiology
  • SP 400: Speech Science
  • SP 441: Aural Habilitation

Majors choose one of the following courses:

  • SP 401: Neurology for Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • SP 405: Neurological and Organic Bases of Childhood Communication Disorders
  • SP 406: Neurological Bases of Adult Communication Disorders

Departmental Electives:

  • SP 102: Introduction to Human Communication
  • SP 214: Introduction to Sign Language
  • SP 312: Cultural Diversity in Communication
  • SP 314: Intermediate Sign Language
  • SP 413: Advanced Topics: Speech-Language Disorders
  • SP 417: Clinical Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Prerequisites for all courses can be found in the catalogue. It is the students' responsibility to check prerequisites prior to registration.

See the typical course sequence for majors.

Interested in a major? See Contact Information for the Undergraduate Program Director