Speech & Hearing Science Minor

for the Speech & Hearing Science Minor


department page: Speech & Hearing Science

department website: http://shs.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Speech and Hearing Science Faculty


college catalog page: Applied Health Sciences

college website: http://www.ahs.illinois.edu/


The undergraduate Speech and Hearing Science Minor is designed for students who seek a basic familiarity with the physical, behavioral, biological, and social aspects of human communication. The minor is tailored to each student’s individual needs, thus accommodating students from different disciplines across the campus. There are no prerequisites for this minor. For more information contact Kathi Ritten, Academic Advisor, at ritten@illinois.edu.

SHS 170Intro Hum Comm Sys & Disorders3
Select two of the following:6-7
Language & Culture of Deaf Communities
Intro Sound & Hearing Science
Anat & Physiol Spch Mechanism
Development of Spoken Language
Hearing Health and Society
Eight to Nine additional hours of speech and hearing science courses chosen from the following list:8-9
Child, Comm, & Lang Ability
General Phonetics
Comm Disability in the Media
Communication and Aging
General Speech Science
Comm Partners & Health
Stuttering: Theory & Practice
Normal and Disordered Voice
Language and the Brain
Intro Audiol & Hear Disorders
Aural Rehab Children to Adults
Neural Bases Spch Lang
Augmentative & Alt Comm
Total Hours17-19

Note: Students must take at least six credits hours of speech and hearing science courses at the 300 or 400 levels from this approved list.