Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Required Courses for Majors

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 401: Neurology for Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • SP 441: Aural Habilitation

Majors choose at least one of the following courses:

  • 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: Assessment and Intervention in School-Age Children and Adolescents
  • 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
Janet Preis

Janet Preis

Janet Preis, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, encourages discernment, care for others, and finding good in all things in her coursework and beyond

Speech-Language Pathology