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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Speech and Hearing Sciences

Postbaccalaureate Program

The department offers a postbaccalaureate program designed for nontraditional and returning students. A specialized one-year course sequence allows a student with a bachelor’s degree in another field to prepare for entry to a master’s degree program in speech-language pathology or audiology.

Fall Semester

Course NameCredits
SHS 371: Language Development3
SHS 372: Hearing and Hearing Disorders3
SHS 375: Phonetics3
SHS 377: Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production3
SHS 477: Aural Rehabilitation3
SHS 479: Neuroanatomy3
Total Credits18

Spring Semester

Course NameCredits
SHS 376: Speech Sound Disorders3
SHS 378: Speech and Hearing Sciences3
SHS 461: Clinical Methods, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology2
SHS 472: Audiometry3
SHS 478: Language Impairment3
Total Credits14

Post-bac students should complete the following courses or equivalents prior to attending graduate school:

  • Biology 106 (L) or Biology 102 (L)
  • Chemistry 101 (L) or Physics 101 (L)
  • Psychology 105
  • Stats/Math 212

Please contact the department for more information.

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Anna Brown
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator
509-358-7709
speechhearing@wsu.edu

Jason Trosine
Graduate Academic Coordinator
509-358-7602
speech.hear.grad@wsu.edu

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