Bachelor of Science/Art (BS/BA) Spanish Studies Program

Program Description

This program integrates the study of the Spanish language and culture with preparation in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The main goal of this degree is to prepare students to serve in both a medical as well as in an educational setting. Students will participate in clinical practicum/internships in which they will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in classes. Students are required to attend one of the ACA programs for a full year and should work closely with their AU Spanish advisor prior to studying abroad.

Students who pursue the BA/BS Joint Degree need to complete General Education requirements for BA/BS Degrees and Professional Degrees, and upon completion receive 2 diplomas; BS in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and BA in Spanish Studies.

SPLAD Major: Core Requirements - 46

SPPA 234 - Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Credits: 3
SPPA 270 - Preclinical Observation Credits: 1
SPPA 280 - Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Credits: 4
SPPA 285 - Applied Phonetics Credits: 3
SPPA 310 - Speech Science Credits: 3
SPPA 321 - Normal Language Development Credits: 3
SPPA 322 - Child Language Disorders Credits: 3
SPPA 331 - Basic Audiology Credits: 3
SPPA 332 - Audiological Procedures Credits: 3
SPPA 340 - Neuroscience of Communication Credits: 3
SPPA 374 - Articulation and Phonology: Development and Disorders Credits: 3
SPPA 425 - Clinical Principles and Practices Credits: 3
SPPA 448 - Disorders of Voice, Fluency and Swallowing Credits: 3
SPPA 458 - Aural Rehabilitation Credits: 3
SPPA 481 - Clinical Application in Speech-Language Pathology Credits: 2,3
SPPA 482 - Clinical Application in Audiology Credits: 2,3

Cognates - 14 Credits

PHYS 225 - Sound and Waves Credits: 4
STAT 285 - Elementary Statistics Credits: 3 (Fullfills General Education math requirement)
PSYC 301 - Human Development Credits: 3
BIOL 100 - Human Biology Credits: 4
or any BIOL with a lab
Spanish Major: Core Requirements - 42
ACA Requirements - 18

Choose one course from each of the following sets:
SPAN 351, 352, 353
SPAN 361, 362, 363
SPAN 371, 372, 373
Plus 9 Spanish credits at the 300-400 level

AU Cognates - 6

Choose one of the following sets:
SPAN 171 - Elementary Spanish I Credits: 3
SPAN 172 - Elementary Spanish II Credits: 3
SPAN 275 - Intermediate Spanish Credits: 4

AU Requirements - 18

SPAN 325 - Spanish for the Medical Professions Credits: 3
SPAN 420 - Advanced Spanish Written and Oral Communication Credits: 3
SPAN 426 - Contemporary Spain Credits: 3
SPAN 436 - Spanish-American Culture Credits: 3
SPAN 447 - Spanish for Translation Credits: 3
SPAN 449 - Spanish for Interpreters Credits: 3
SPAN 456 - Spanish for Speech Pathologists and Audiologists Credits: 3

Total Credits - 140 

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