Degree Requirements - Communication Disorders & Deafness

B.A. DEGREE SPEECH AND HEARING:OPTION: SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING SCIENCES

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION:
A cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 (beginning September 2012) or better from Kean and all transfer institutions.
Students seeking admission to the undergraduate Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program must file an application for admission to the program.
Students must demonstrate competence in oral English, written English, and mathematics. Competency will be evaluated by the program's Admission Committee.
A program admission's committee will review each application and  may, at its discretion, require an interview prior to admission.
Transfer students must also formally apply for admission to the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program.
All prospective Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences majors must pass a speech and language screening in order to be accepted into the program.

REQUIREMENTS FOR RETENTION: 
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences
In order to register for the junior year, students must have completed appropriate course work and must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (beginning September 2012).
Once the transfer student has completed the sophomore course work sequence, s/he will be held to these same retention standards.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE HEARING SCIENCES 127

GEN. EDUCATION & ADDITIONAL LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 64
FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS 13 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 Composition  3
MATH 1000 College Algebra 3 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication 3
GE 2022 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9
ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Fine Arts/Art History 3
One course from two areas:
Philosophy, Religion or Music 3
Social Sciences 9
HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 Intro to Psychology 3
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
Sciences & Mathematics 11
MATH 1010 Foundations of  Math 3
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology 4 
BIO 2402 Human Physiology & 
Anatomy 4
Health/Physical Education 4
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3
Physical Education 1

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 18
ID 2052 Human Exceptionality 3
ENG 3101 Intro to Linguistics 3
PSY 2100 Child Psychology 3
PSY 3110 Life-span Dev. Psychology 3
PSY 3200 Psychology Statistics 3
PSY 4200 Tests & Measurements 3

ACADEMIC  MAJOR 30
( grade of B- or better required)
CDD 2251 Intro Sp/Lang/Hear. Disorders 3
CDD 2254 Phonetics 3
CDD 2255  Language Development 3
CDD 2260 Anat/Phys Ear/Sp Mech 3
CDD 3259 Basic Audiology 3
CDD 3261 Speech Science 3
CDD 3262 Aural Rehabilitation 3
CDD 3267 Hearing Science 3
CDD 3269 Neuroscience in Speech/Hearing 3
CDD 3270 Dev. Phonology 3

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION 21
(grade of B- or better is required)
CDD 1101 American Sign Language I 3
CDD 3258 Disorders of Speech Prod& Voice 4
CDD 3260 Disorders of Lang & Comm.(WE) 4
CDD 4269 Clinical Prof Issues in SLP 3

CDD 4274 Computer Technology for SLP 3

CDD 4275 Pre-professional Sp. Lang Path/Audiology: Preparing for a Career (Capstone) 4


GUIDED ELECTIVES 12

PHYSICAL SCIENCE 3
Writing Emphasis (WE)Requirement: All students are required to complete one Writing Emphasis course. The WE course should be within the major.

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