Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

# Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

Students on Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025 requirements SLHSBS

## Requirements

The major requires at least 31 credit hours (55 credit hours with the Addenda Requirements), including the requirements listed below.

**Gateway.**One (1) of the following options:- SLHS-S 104 Human Communication and Its Disorders
- Both of the following:
- SLHS-S 106 Hearing Science: An Overview
- SLHS-S 108 Speech and Language Sciences: An Overview

# SLHS-S 104 Human Communication and Its Disorders

- Credits
- 4
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduces the scientific foundation of human communication. Mechanisms underlying speaking and listening provide a framework for exploring core topics in speech, language, and hearing sciences. Emphasis given to solving scientific and clinical problems, including how to develop and test hypotheses, analyze data, and investigate how disease and injury affect communication systems.

# SLHS-S 106 Hearing Science: An Overview

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to hearing science and how it is applied toward the evaluation and treatment of clinical problems.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 106 or SPHS-S 106.

# SLHS-S 108 Speech and Language Sciences: An Overview

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to the development and use of speech and language across the lifespan and to the scientific foundations of typical spoken communication. Surveys the application of speech and language sciences to the understanding of some common disorders of speech and language.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 108 or SPHS-S 108.

**Core.****Introduction to Phonetics.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 111 Introduction to Phonetics for Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

# SLHS-S 111 Introduction to Phonetics for Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Provides an introduction to the sounds of human language and the skills needed to describe speech sounds in the articulatory and acoustic domains and transcribe speech using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), including both broad and narrow transcription.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 111 or SPHS-S 111.

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**Speech Anatomy and Physiology.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 201 Speech Anatomy and Physiology

# SLHS-S 201 Speech Anatomy and Physiology

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Covers anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism; contemporary views of speech physiology; subsystems of the speech mechanism - respiratory, laryngeal, and supraglottal - integrated with a model of speech production. Includes laboratory experiences.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 201 and SPHS-S 201.

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**Cognitive and Communicative Aspects of Aging.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 307 Cognitive and Communicative Aspects of Aging

# SLHS-S 307 Cognitive and Communicative Aspects of Aging

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- SLHS-S 104, SLHS-S 108, or SPHS-S 108; and SLHS-S 201, SPHS-S 201, or ANAT-A 215
- Description
- Review of cognitive and communicative changes associated with normal aging as well as with diseases and conditions that are prevalent in the aging population. Includes discussion of methodological issues in research on aging as well as principles for maximizing communication with the elderly population.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 307 or SPHS-S 307.

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**Introduction to Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 311 Introduction to Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
- PSY-P 211 Methods of Experimental Psychology with departmental approval

# SLHS-S 311 Introduction to Research in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- PSY-K 300 or STAT-S 303
- Description
- Introduction to research methodology in speech and hearing science, both basic and applied. Focuses on basic designs, analyses, and how research informs clinical practice. Course includes discussion of ethics, evaluation of research, and scientific writing.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 311 or SPHS-S 311.

# PSY-P 211 Methods of Experimental Psychology

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- PSY-P 101 or PSY-P 155
- Description
- Design and execution of simple experiments, treatment of results, search of the literature, and preparation of experimental reports.

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**Childhood Language.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 333 Childhood Language

# SLHS-S 333 Childhood Language

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least sophomore standing
- Description
- Develops knowledge of how language is acquired by young children, examines data on what young infants and young children know about language at different ages, and considers the kinds of theories that may explain this data.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 333 or SPHS-S 333.

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**Speech Science.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 350 Speech Science

# SLHS-S 350 Speech Science

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least sophomore standing; and SLHS-S 104, SLHS-S 108, or SPHS-S 108; and SLHS-S 201 or SPHS-S 201
- Description
- Provides an overview of speech production, including acoustics and physiology, as well as speech perception. The focus is on non-disordered speech in adults with some coverage of development as warranted.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 350 or SPHS-S 350.

**Hearing Science.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 375 Hearing Science

# SLHS-S 375 Hearing Science

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least sophomore standing; and SLHS-S 104, SLHS-S 106, or SPHS-S 106
- Description
- Provides an in-depth study of hearing in the normal auditory system. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the ear, anatomy and physiology of the auditory brain, and auditory perception and psychophysics.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of SLHS-S 375 or SPHS-S 375.

**Advanced Seminar.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 423 Topical Seminar in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

# SLHS-S 423 Topical Seminar in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing
- Description
- In-depth study of specific topics in speech science, language science, and hearing science. Topics vary by semester.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

**Assessment and Treatment of Hearing Loss.**One (1) course:- SLHS-S 470 Assessment and Treatment of Hearing Loss

# SLHS-S 470 Assessment and Treatment of Hearing Loss

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- At least junior standing; and SLHS-S 375 or SPHS-S 375
- Description
- Covers basic acoustics, anatomy and physiology of the auditory system with a focus on the applied principles of audiologic evaluation, management, and (re)habilitation options for adult and pediatric populations. It is geared toward upper-level undergraduate students majoring in speech, language, and hearing sciences.

**Addenda requirements*.****Psychology.**One (1) course:- COGS-Q 101 Introduction to Cognitive Science
- PSY-P 101 Introductory Psychology I
- PSY-P 155 Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences

# COGS-Q 101 Introduction to Cognitive Science

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to the study of the human mind and intelligent systems using an integrative approach. Explores the nature of intelligence through simulations, robots, human experiments and philosophical inquiry. Topics include perception, consciousness, mental representations, and models of cognition and brain anatomy as each relates to cognition. Provides an overview for those students considering a major in Cognitive Science or a related field.

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# PSY-P 101 Introductory Psychology I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to psychology; its methods, data, and theoretical interpretations in areas of learning, sensory psychology, and psychophysiology.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of PSY-P 101, PSY-B 105, PSY-P 106, PSY-P 151, or PSY-P 155.

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# PSY-P 155 Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- An introduction to psychological and brain sciences for psychology majors. Introduces students to the history of psychology and its place in science, to the experimental method, and to the broad range of topics studied by psychological scientists.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of PSY-P 101, PSY-P 106, PSY-P 151, or PSY-P 155.

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**Linguistics.**One (1) course:- LING-L 103 Introduction to the Study of Language
- LING-L 203

# LING-L 103 Introduction to the Study of Language

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- A survey of perspectives on language, covering topics such as the relation between the form of words and sentences and their meanings, the sounds of languages and their dialect variations, the use of language in daily life, language in humans and animals, and the relationship between language and thought.

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**Statistics.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences
- PSY-K 300 Statistical Techniques

# STAT-S 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: Mastery of high school algebra; or MATH-M 014
- Description
- Introduction to methods for analyzing data arising in the life sciences, designed for biology, human biology, and pre-medical students. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models, fundamental principles of estimation and hypothesis testing, inferences about means, correlation, linear regression.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of ANTH-A 306, CJUS-K 300, ECON-E 370, ECON-S 370, MATH-K 300, MATH-K 310, POLS-Y 395, PSY-K 300, PSY-K 310, SOC-S 371, SPEA-K 300, SPH-Q 381, STAT-K 310, STAT-S 300, STAT-S 301, or STAT-S 303.

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# PSY-K 300 Statistical Techniques

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- One of MATH-M 106, MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-M 212, MATH-S 211, MATH-S 212, MATH-V 118, or, MATH-V 119
- Description
- Introduction to statistics; nature of statistical data; ordering and manipulation of data; measures of central tendency and dispersion; elementary probability. Concepts of statistical inference and decision: estimation and hypothesis testing. Special topics include regression and correlation, analysis of variance, non-parametric methods.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of ANTH-A 306, CJUS-K 300, ECON-E 370, ECON-S 370, MATH-K 300, MATH-K 310, POLS-Y 395, PSY-K 300, PSY-K 310, SOC-S 371, SPEA-K 300, SPH-Q 381, STAT-K 310, STAT-S 300, STAT-S 301, or STAT-S 303.

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**Biology.**One (1) course:- 3 credit hours in biology
- ANAT-A 225
- MSCI-M 115 INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
- PHSL-P 225

# MSCI-M 115 INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

- Credits
- 3–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- None

**Physics.**One (1) course:- PHYS-P 105 Basic Physics of Sound

# PHYS-P 105 Basic Physics of Sound

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Physical principles involved in the description, generation, and reproduction of sound. Topics include physics of vibrations and waves, propagation, Fourier decomposition of complex wave forms, harmonic spectra, standing waves and resonance, sound loudness and decibels, room acoustics, analog/digital recording/ reproduction. For interested students, PHYS-P 109 is an optional companion laboratory course.

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**Mathematics.**- One (1) course:
- Both of the following:
- MATH-D 116 Introduction to Finite Mathematics I
- MATH-D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II

- MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics
- MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics
- MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications

# MATH-D 116 Introduction to Finite Mathematics I

- Credits
- 2
- Prerequisites
- Mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an ALEKS score of 40 or higher; or MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111.
- Description
- MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 is a two-course sequence that covers sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values, linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

# MATH-D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II

- Credits
- 2
- Prerequisites
- MATH-D 116 or consent of the department
- Notes
- MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 is a two-course sequence
- Description
- Topics for the course are taken from MATH-M 118. Credit for the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in Mathematical Modeling or the College's N&M Breadth of Inquiry requirement will be given only upon completion of both MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 with a passing grade.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

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# MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values. Linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117.

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# MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Hutton Honors College membership
- Notes
- R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Designed for students of outstanding ability in mathematics. Covers all material of MATH-M 118 and additional topics from statistics and game theory. Computers may be used in this course, but no previous experience is assumed.

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# MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111
- Description
- Sets, counting, basic probability, linear modelling, and other discrete topics. Applications to various areas depending on topic. Possibilities include social and biological sciences and consumer mathematics.
- Repeatability

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- Both of the following:
- One (1) course:
- MATH-J 113 Introduction to Calculus with Applications
- MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I
- MATH-M 120 Brief Survey of Calculus II
- Any MATH-M 200–299
- Any MATH-M 300–399
- Any MATH-M 400–499

# MATH-J 113 Introduction to Calculus with Applications

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-J 112 with a grade of C- or higher; or consent of department
- Notes
- For Groups students only. MATH-J 113 can count toward the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in mathematical modeling and the College of Arts and Sciences natural and mathematical sciences Breadth of Inquiry requirement for Groups studentsï»¿
- Description
- A survey of calculus.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211.

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# MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 025 or MATH-M 027
- Description
- Introduction to calculus. Primarily for students from business and the social sciences.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211.

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# MATH-M 120 Brief Survey of Calculus II

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-M 119 or MATH-V 119
- Description
- A continuation of MATH-M 119 covering topics in elementary differential equations, calculus of functions of several variables and infinite series. Intended for non-physical science students.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-M 120 or MATH-M 212.

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- Six (6) additional credit hours in mathematics and/or any natural science courses.
- Any ABEH 100–199
- Any ABEH 200–299
- Any ANTH 100–199
- Any ANTH 200–299
- Any AST 100–199
- Any AST 200–299
- Any BIOL 100–199
- Any BIOL 200–299
- Any BIOT 100–199
- Any BIOT 200–299
- Any CHEM 100–199
- Any CHEM 200–299
- Any COGS 100–199
- Any COGS 200–299
- Any EAS 100–199
- Any EAS 200–299
- Any ECON 100–199
- Any ECON 200–299
- Any HPSC 100–199
- Any HPSC 200–299
- Any HUBI 100–199
- Any HUBI 200–299
- Any MATH 100–199
- Any MATH 200–299
- Any MLS 100–199
- Any MLS 200–299
- Any PHYS 100–199
- Any PHYS 200–299
- Any PSY 100–199
- Any PSY 200–299
- Any STAT 100–199
- Any STAT 200–299

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**Major GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.****Major GPA.**A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.**Major Minimum Grade.**Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.**Major Upper Division Credit Hours.**At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.**Major Residency.**At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Notes

##### Major Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

- Any course at the 100–499 level with the
`SLHS`

subject area prefix—as well as any other subject areas that are deemed functionally equivalent - Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
- Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

##### Exclusions

The following courses cannot be applied toward major requirements:

- Any SLHS-A 100–499
- SLHS-X 471 Undergraduate Teaching Internship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

# SLHS-X 471 Undergraduate Teaching Internship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 1–2 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Senior standing, with priority given to SLHS majors; overall GPA of 3.500; and consent of instructor
- Description
- Student interns assist in classrooms and participate in weekly seminars that include discussion of both theoretical and practical aspects of the teaching mission at Indiana University.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit hours in SLHS-X-471 and SPHS-X 471.
- Grading
- S/F grading.

##### Restrictions

The following restrictions apply to the minimum credit hours required in the major:

- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours:
- SLHS-X 490 Readings in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
- SLHS-X 498 Research in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

# SLHS-X 490 Readings in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 1–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of instructor
- Description
- Individual study in an area of speech, language, and hearing sciences under the guidance of faculty member.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in SLHS-X 490 and SPHS-X 490.

# SLHS-X 498 Research in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

- Credits
- 0–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of supervising instructor and chair
- Description
- Supervised research in an area of speech, language and hearing sciences. A formal research paper or project is required.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated up to 6 times for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

- Area Certificate in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology (TMPSPLNPAC)
- Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHSBA)
- Minor in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHSMIN)
- [Name unavailable] (SPHSBS)
- [Name unavailable] (SPHSBA)
- [Name unavailable] (SPHSMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for major requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Bachelor of Science degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

**College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours.**At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines.**Upper Division Courses.**At least 36 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.**College Residency.**Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.**College GPA.**A College grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required.**CASE Requirements.**The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:- CASE Foundations
- CASE Breadth of Inquiry
- CASE Culture Studies
- Diversity in the United States: 1 course
- Global Civilizations and Cultures: Not required

- CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
- CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the first semester of the second year of college-level coursework
- CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
- CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course
- CASE Sustainability Literacy: 1 course

**Major.**Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.

Most students must also successfully complete the Indiana University Bloomington General Education program.