Bachelors of Health & Wellness: with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology encompasses communication disorders and nutrition. Students with this degree may be able to apply to graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. At the end of the Sophomore year students who wish may apply to the B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program.
A GPA of 2.75 in cumulative and major core courses is required to remain in the BHS program.
For those wishing to apply to the BS program the GPA requirement is 3.0 or above.
A grade lower than a C in major courses or cognates will not count toward either requirement.
This degree can be completed in four years of undergraduate study. The first two years are spent earning Andrews Core Experience credits and completing prerequisite courses in the major, the third and fourth years of study are spent completing the core requirements and electives. 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 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.
This track allows eligible students to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 5 years. Students must begin this track fall semester of the undergraduate freshmen year at Andrews University. At the end of the 4th year (senior year) students will graduate with a BS in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Andrews University’s Master of Speech-Language Pathology is designed to provide the student with an in-depth academic study, the potential for research and extensive clinical experiences in preparation for careers in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of individuals with speech and language disorders. The Master’s degree program has achieved candidacy status from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. For more information on applying to the program, click on Application Process under the Programs heading.