- Graduates may pursue graduate study in speech-language pathology.
- Graduates may pursue a speech-language pathology and audiology certificate and practice as an assistant.
The Student Experience
- On completion of the degree, students will have the skills to:
- Identify the foundations of normal communication (speech, language, hearing).
- Explain the theories and processes involved in the identification and evaluation of communication disorders.
- Identify disorders of receptive and expressive written and oral language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics).
- Identify disorders of speech production (articulation, voice, and fluency).
- Describe the cognitive and social aspects of communication.
- Relate issues of cultural diversity to communication and its disorders.
- Explain relationships of hearing and hearing disorders to speech and language development and disorders.
- Analyze and measure hearing function.
- Describe habilitation and rehabilitation of individuals with hearing impairment.
- Observation hours with speech-language pathologists or audiologists in the community.
- The major satisfies some requirements for N.C. license in speech-language pathology or audiology (master’s degree or doctorate required for a full license).
- Volunteer and engagement opportunities are available in local schools, adult respite care facilities, and aphasia, fluency, and voice disorders support groups.
Accolades & Accomplishments
- Nationally ranked speech pathology and audiology graduate program.
- UNCG chapter of the National Speech-Language Hearing Association recently awarded Silver Chapter Honors.
Accreditations & Affiliations
- Instruction designed to meet American Speech-Language-Hearing Association standards
- UNCG chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- UNCG chapter of Operation Smile
- Greensboro Consortium Student Chapter of the National Black Association of Speech-Language-Hearing (co-sponsored with N.C. A&T University)
Secondary admission requirements include applying directly to the program after completing at least 55 credit hours and having a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be accepted to the program in order to begin taking courses within the major. Find an application to the major at csd.wp.uncg.edu/students/bs.