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 3001 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
CSD 1001 Introduction to Communication Sciences & Disorders
CSD 2000 Professional Communication in CSD
CSD 2002 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism I
CSD 2003 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism II
CSD 2004 Phonetics and Phonology
CSD 3005 Speech and Language Acquisition
CSD 3007 Observational Methods and Techniques (4)
CSD 4003 Speech and Language Disorders: Pediatric Population
CSD 4004 Speech and Language Disorders: Adult Population
CSD 4005 Aural Rehabilitation
CSD 4100 Seminar in CSD

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 II 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