Admission requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

Incompatible Majors: BS in speech and hearing science

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.

Program requirements

The minor consists of 24 total credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with a Speech and Hearing Science academic advisor.

Required Courses -- 15 credit hours

SHS 205: Exploring Communication Disorders in Children and Adults (3)
SHS 250: Introduction to Phonetics (3)
SHS 310: Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech (3)
SHS 311: Hearing Science (3)
SHS 367: Language Science (SB) or SHS 375: Speech Science (3)

Upper-Division Electives -- 9 credit hours

SHS 401: Principles of Audiology (3)
SHS 402: Clinical Methods and Treatment of Communication Disorders (3)
SHS 465: Speech and Language Acquisition (SB) (3)
SHS 470: Developmental Speech and Language Disorders (3)
SHS 485: Acquired Speech and Language Disorders (3)
SHS 496: Aural Rehabilitation (3)

Students interested in pursuing the SLPA certificate should take SHS 402, 465 and 470 as their upper-division electives.

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.