Program Components for the Additional Major in Speech and Communication Disorders

The Department of Speech and Communication Disorders provides a course of study for students interested in the professions of Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology.  The major in Speech and Communication Disorders builds the foundations in knowledge and skills required for admission to graduate studies.  Classroom instruction is augmented by clinical observations and research skills because Speech and Language Pathologists must draw upon a wide range of knowledge including an understanding of psychological, neurological, anatomical and physiological factors affecting speech and communication.

Major in

Speech and Communication Disorders

Semester Credit Hours Required

Residency Requirement

NSCI 180:     General  Biology*

NSCI 140 :    General Chemistry I  or

4

4

 4

 4

NSCI 160:     Physics I

PHIL 323:     Jewish Bioethics** or

PHIL 346:   Science and Religion

PSYC 101:     General Psychology*

3

3

3

PSYC 217:     Developmental Psychology   

3

PSYC 272:     Statistical Analysis

PSYC 286:     Psychology and Biology of Visual and Auditory Perception

3

3

3

PSYC 322:     Brain and Behavior

4

4

SPCH 272:    Speech and Hearing Science

3

3

SPCH 275:    Phonetics

3

3

SPCH 278:    Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

SPCH 306:    Normal Language Development

4

3

3

3

SPCH 318:    Audiology

3

3

SPCH 350:    Language Disorders and Impairments

3

3

TOTAL

46

32

* Fulfills LAS Core Requirements

**  Fulfills AHS Core Requirements

Contact

  • Phone: (847) 982-2500
  • Fax: (847) 674-6381
  • htc@htc.edu
  • 7135 N. Carpenter Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077

Accreditation

Hebrew Theological College is authorized to operate as a postsecondary educational institution by the Illinois Board of Higher Education