This minor offered to undergraduate students at Andrews University wishing to develop their knowledge about human communication sciences and disorders, particularly students who are considering graduate studies in speech-language pathology or audiology. This is an appropriate focus for students who have major areas of study in education, communication and behavior science. This knowledge increases their awareness and understanding of people with speech, language, and hearing impairments.
This degree can be completed in four years of undergraduate study. The first two years are spent earning general education credits and completing prerequisite courses in the major area. The major consists of 45 credits in core and elective courses, and may be completed in the third and fourth years of study. 124 credits are needed for graduation from Andrews University. Remaining credits may be earned in a minor area of study or elective courses.
This program integrates the study of nutrition and wellness with speech-language pathology and audiology. All students participate in hands-on practice in speech-language pathology and audiology. The program provides excellent background and preparatory work for entering a graduate program in speech-language pathology or audiology or public health.
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. It is required that students attend to one of the ACA programs for a full year. Students in this joint degree will receive two separate but integrated degrees: a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Spanish Studies and a Bachelor of Sciences with a major in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. This program will take students approximately 5 years to complete.
The newly approved Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology offers student three different tracks to meet the students individual needs. The standard two-year track, the transitional three-year track, and the accelerated five-year track.