Postbaccalaureate in Communication Sciences and Disorders courses

Courses by semester

Au.D. foundational coursework

Course Title Credits Fall Winter Spring/summer Prerequisites
SLP 5080 Phonetics 3 WSU MEC MEC N/A
SLP 5090 Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism 3 WSU   WSU, MEC N/A
SLP 5300 Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology 3 WSU MEC MEC N/A
AUD 5400 Introduction to Audiology 3 WSU, MEC WSU MEC N/A
SLP 5320 Normal Language Acquisition 3 WSU WSU MEC N/A

Au.D. advanced coursework

It is departmental policy that a student may earn one grade of "C" or below in the CSD foundation courses (SLP 5300, 5320, 5080, 5090, and AUD 5400). If two or more grades of "C" or below are earned, students will not be allowed to register for advanced coursework or declare CSD as a major.  Students must also have and maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 and a major GPA of 3.0 to register for advanced coursework in any given semester.

Note: Prospective audiology students do not need to take a statistics class prior to starting in the graduate program, as a statistics course is included within the Au.D. program.

Course Title Credits Fall Winter Spring/summer Prerequisites
SLP 5120 Speech Science 3 WSU WSU, MEC   SLP 5080; 5090
AUD 5420 Aural Rehabilitation 3   MEC WSU AUD 5400

SLP foundational coursework

Course Title Credits Fall Winter Spring/summer Prerequisites
SLP 5080 Phonetics 3 WSU WSU MEC N/A
SLP 5090 Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism 3 WSU   MEC N/A
SLP 5300 Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology 3 WSU MEC MEC N/A
AUD 5400 Introduction to Audiology 3 MEC WSU MEC N/A
SLP 5320 Normal Language Acquisition 3 WSU WSU MEC N/A

SLP advanced coursework

It is departmental policy that a student may earn one grade of "C" or below in the CSD foundation courses (SLP 5300, 5320, 5080, 5090, and AUD 5400). If two or more grades of "C' or below are earned, students will not be allowed to register for advanced coursework or declare CSD as a major. Students must also have and maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 and a major GPA of 3.0 to register for advanced coursework in any given semester.

Course Title Credits Fall Winter Spring/summer Prerequisites
SLP 5120 Speech Science 3 WSU WSU, MEC   SLP 5080; 5090
SLP 5310 Clinical Methods 3 MEC MEC WSU  
SLP 6460 Language and Phonological Disorders 3 MEC WSU    
SLP 6480 Organic Disorders 3 MEC WSU    
AUD 5420 Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation 3   MEC WSU AUD 5400