Curriculum

The program will normally consist of three or more calendar years of graduate study beyond the master's degree with the first year being devoted primarily to formal coursework and the last year to full-time research culminating in the doctoral dissertation.

The total program is a minimum of 60 semester hours, including a minimum of:

  1. 24 semester hours in dissertation 600.
  2. 6 semester hours in a research tool.
  3. 1 s.c.h. in approved research ethics course.
  4. 6 semester hours in a cognate area outside the department.
  5. 24 semester hours of graduate-level coursework within the department: :
    1. a minimum of 6 must be at the 600-level (doctoral);
    2. a minimum of 6 semester hours in the topic of major interest;
    3. a minimum of 6 semester hours in topic(s) of related interest;
    4. 3 semester hours in 611; and
    5. 3 semester hours in supervised teaching experience.
  6. A comprehensive examination to demonstrate knowledge in the concentration area and an examination of research competence.
  7. A final oral examination.

Ph.D. Speech and Hearing Science Courses within ASP Department

  • 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation (3-15)
  • 601 Experimental Phonetics
  • 602 Psychoacoustics (3)
  • 607 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear (3)
  • 609 Seminar in Speech Science (3)
  • 610 Seminar in Hearing Science (3)
  • 611 Experimental Design in Speech and Hearing (3)
  • 626 Advanced Seminar in Neurologically-based Communication Disorders (3)
  • 650 Advanced Seminar in Audiology (2)
  • 652 Advanced Seminar in Speech and Language (2)
  • 655 Practicum in College Teaching (1-3)
  • 656 Directed Research (1-4)
  • 657 Directed Study in Speech Pathology
  • 658 Directed Study in Audiology (1-3)
  • 659 Directed Study in Speech Science (1-3)
  • 660 Directed Study in Hearing Science (1-3)
  • 661 Advanced Seminar: Language Disorders in Children (3)

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Department Audiology & Speech Pathology
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