Course of Study

Freshman and Sophomore Years:

General Education Requirements (Note: Junior College Transfer students with an Associate’s degree from a college that has an articulation agreement with the University of Florida will be considered to have met these):

6 Credits in Mathematics (STA 2023 counts as 3 of these)

6 Credits in Composition

9 Credits in Humanities

9 Credits in Social and Behavioral Science

6 Credits in Biological Science

3 Credits in Physical Science

1 Science Lab

3 Credits in International Focus

3 Credits in Diversity Focus (EEX 3093 will satisfy this)

Critical Tracking Course Requirements (Students who are admitted to the upper-division major must succesfully complete these courses prior to starting upper-division major courses):

  • PSY 2012
  • Additional Psychology course
  • STA 2023
  • COM 1000 or SPC 2608 or SPC 2300
  • SPA 3003 (formerly number as LIN 2210; Not required for Junior College Transfer applicants)
  • BIO 2007 or 2010
  • APK 2105C

Other Coursework:

Lower division electives

Junior and Senior Years:

Major Coursework:
SPA 3011 Speech Acoustics
SPA 3032 Fundamentals of Hearing
SPA 3101 Speech Anatomy and Physiology
SPA 4004 Language Development
SPA 4104 Neural Bases of Communication
SPA 4250 Intro to Speech Disorders (pre-reqs: LIN 2210 & SPA 3101)
SPA 4302 Audiometry and Hearing Disorders (pre-req: SPA 3032)
SPA 4321 Audiologic Rehabilitation
SPA 4400 Intro to Language Disorders (pre-req: SPA 4004)
SPA 4050 Observation in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
ENC 3254 Writing in Communication Sciences and Disorders
EEX 3093 Exceptional People
PHC 4101 Public Health Concepts

Other Coursework:

  • College-approved electives (9 credit hours)
  • Other upper-level electives (12 credit hours)

Example of Grading Rubric Used to Assess Student Outcomes

Tentative Course Schedule

Junior Year

FALL – 15 credits SPRING – 15 credits SUMMER – 6 credits
SPA 3011 Speech Acoustics SPA 4004 Language Development
College Approved Elective
SPA 3032 Fundamentals of Hearing SPA 4104 Neural Bases of Communication General Elective
SPA 3101 Speech Anatomy & Physiology ENC 3254 Writing in the Major
EEX 3093 Exceptional People SPA 4302 Audiometry & Hearing Disorders
 SPA 3003 Phonetics  College Approved Elective

Senior Year

FALL – 12 credits SPRING – 15 credits
SPA 4321 Audiologic Rehabilitation SPA 4400 Introduction to Language Disorders
SPA 4250 Introduction to Speech Disorders SPA 4050 Clinical Observation
College Approved Elective PHC 4101 Introduction to Public Health
General Elective College Approved Elective
 College Approved Elective