Major in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) -45 credits

(Min. at Elms College: 30 cr./Min. GPA: 3.0)
All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated.

Core Communication Sciences and Disorders Requirements

ASD 301 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
CSD 200 Professional Communication in CSD
CSD 201 Introduction to Communication Sciences & Disorders
CSD 202 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism I
CSD 203 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism II
CSD 204 Phonetics and Phonology
CSD 305 Normal Language Development
CSD 307 Observational Methods and Techniques (4)
CSD 403 Bases of Intervention
CSD 405 Aural Rehabilitation
CSD 412 Rehabilitation of Articulation Disorders
CSD 413 Rehabilitation of Language Disorders
Clinical Practica (8 credits)

Students may enroll in one or more clinical practicum only with permission of the program director.
CSD 408 Clinical Practicum in Schools I
CSD 408L Clinical Practicum in Schools I Lab (1 credit)
CSD 415 Clinical Practicum in Schools II
CSD 415L Clinical Practicum in Schools IL Lab (1 credit)

Additional Course Requirements (21 credits)

HIS 105 or 106 American History
HUM 101 Rhetoric
MAT 108 College Math
OR
MAT 109 Statistics
OR
MAT 120 Elementary Functions
OR
MAT 131 Differential Calculus
PHI 242 Everyday Ethics
OR
PHI 248 Health Care Ethics
PSY 101 General Psychology
REL 302 World Religions
214, 215, or 302