Speech Pathology and Audiology, B.S.

Admission Requirements

  1. Students must be formally admitted to the Speech Pathology and Audiology Major. Only students with a written acceptance will be permitted to enroll in required courses at the 300 level or above.
  2. Applicants for admission to the Speech Pathology and Audiology major may apply only after completion and/or transfer of 55 credit hours and must apply before enrollment in any required courses at or above the 300 level in the major. Applicants must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 to apply to the major.
  3. The grade point average is a minimum requirement and simple compliance does not automatically imply admission. In all cases, admission is competitive and limited by space available in the program.
  4. Students seeking admission to the Speech Pathology and Audiology Major should proceed as detailed below.
    1. Secure an official transcript(s) of undergraduate course work completed at colleges and universities other than UNC Greensboro, and an unofficial transcript from UNC Greensboro;
    2. Secure an application from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Office, 300 Ferguson Building, or online at http://csd.wp.uncg.edu/students/bs/;
    3. Deliver both the transcripts and the completed application to the Program Office, 300 Ferguson Building, by May 15. 
    4. In some cases the Program may require additional information or an interview, so the application process should be initiated immediately after completion of 55 credits.Criteria for Continuing in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Major.

Criteria for Progressing in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Major

Failure to meet the following criteria will result in dismissal from the major and loss of approval to graduate.

  1. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all CSD major courses (300 level and above).
  3. Students who earn a grade of C- to D will be automatically placed on probation and required to replace the grade at UNC Greensboro.  Student will remain on probation until grade is replaced with a satisfactory grade of a C or better.
  4. Student will be dismissed if :
    1. They earn more than 1 C- or below in a major course and/or
    2. They earn a grade of D- or below in a major course.  
  5. Students can only replace 1 grade in a major course at UNCG.
  6. Students cannot replace a CSD course grade with a CSD course from another institution.
  7. Failure to comply with all university regulations, including the Academic Integrity Policy, will result in dismissal from the major.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements

Required31
Concepts in Communication Sciences
Introduction to Phonetics
Speech and Hearing Science
Language and Speech Development
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
Introduction to Audiology
Speech Sound Disorders
Language Disorders
Structured Clinic Observations
Adult Aural Rehabilitation
Pediatric Aural Rehabilitation
Neurology of Spch, Lang, Hear
Speech-Language Pathology6
Voice and Fluency Disorders
Diag Prcdr: Inqry,Obsrv,Msrmnt
Related Area Requirements24
General Psychology
American Sign Language I
Elementary American Sign Language I
College Algebra
Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics *
Select an additional 3 credits from CTI in the Social and Behavioral Sciences **
Select an additional 3 credits from CTI in the Natural Sciences **
Select 6 credits of a foreign language through the 102 level 1
*

Or other course as approved by program director.

**

Not selected to fulfill the MAC requirement.

1

Foreign language 102 may be substituted by a second-level sign language course.

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 120 credit hours required for the degree.

Disciplinary Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders  

Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
  • A UNC Greensboro GPA in the major of 3.50 and a grade of B+ or higher in all CSD course work with a 3.50 or higher overall GPA at graduation.
Required6-9
Senior Honors Project
Honors Independent Study
Select 3-6 credits from the following:3-6
Language and Speech Development
Speech Sound Disorders
Language Disorders
Diag Prcdr: Inqry,Obsrv,Msrmnt
Adult Aural Rehabilitation
Pediatric Aural Rehabilitation
Honors Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology
Neurology of Spch, Lang, Hear

Recognition

Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.

Honors Advisor

Contact Kristine Lundgren at k_lundgr@uncg.edu for further information and guidance about Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf