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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Major, B.A. with Early Childhood Education Licensure


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Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Major (No Concentration)


This program is designed for students planning to seek a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology and/or a career as a speech-language pathology assistant.

A minor is required for students majoring in speech, language, hearing sciences. Early childhood education licensure students will minor in early childhood education. Students must earn a grade of “C-” or better in all courses required for the major in order to progress through the program. Courses with a grade lower than “C-” will need to be repeated. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required. All general MSU Denver requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree must be met prior to graduation. Courses required for licensure must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

Additional Math Requirements


Required Prerequisite Courses


General Studies Exception for Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Major with Early Childhood Licensure: Students must take BIO 1080 and BIO 1090 instead of SCI 2620. Students may substitute MTH 1610 and MTH 2620 for MTH 1110 prerequisite for SLHS 2530 if they also pass a logarithm/exponent assessment administered by SLHS. See an SLHS Advisor for further details.

Required Major Courses


Summary of Requirements


Required General Studies Courses 34 credits
Additional Math Requirements 6 credits
Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Major Requirements 38 credits
Early Childhood Education Licensure Sequence 42 credits
Total for Degree and Licensure Program 120 credits

 

Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Major with Childhood Communication Concentration


The Childhood Communication concentration within the Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences major will provide early childhood educators with an option to concentrate their study of communication science in the area of language from birth to age 18. This concentration is recommended for students majoring in SLHS and seeking teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education.

A minor is required for students majoring in SLHS. Early Childhood Education licensure students will use ECE as their minor. Students must earn a grade of “C-” or better in all courses required for the major in order to progress through the program. Courses with a grade lower than “C-” will need to be repeated in order for the student to progress to courses requiring that course as a prerequisite. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required. All general MSU Denver requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree must be met prior to graduation.

Additional Math Requirements


Required Prerequisite Courses


General Studies Exception for Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Major with Early Childhood Licensure: Students may substitute MTH 1610 and MTH 2620 for MTH 1110 if they also pass a logarithm/exponent assessment administered by SLHS. See an SLHS Advisor for further details.

Elective Course


Students who satisfy all required licensure coursework for Early Childhood Licensure at MSU Denver must select at least 3 credits of electives from the following list and complete the SLHS major in 36 credits.

Summary of Requirements


Required General Studies Courses 33 credits
Required Prerequisite Courses 6-10 credits
Additional Math Requirements 6 credits
Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Major Requirements 36 credits
Early Childhood Education Licensure Sequence 42 credits
Total for Degree and Licensure Program 120-124 credits

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