The undergraduate minor in speech, language and hearing sciences (SLHS) introduces concepts basic to human communication and provides opportunities for students to acquire an understanding of normal and disordered speech, language and hearing processes. The minor in SLHS provides a basic academic foundation for students interested in a wide variety of careers related to the fields of disabilities, healthcare, education, integrated physiology, linguistics, psychology and communication.


Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in SLHS courses, including at least 9 hours of upper-division coursework, and the required courses listed below.  Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division credit hours, of transfer work toward a minor.  All minor courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, no pass/fail work may be applied. The GPA for all minor coursework must equal 2.00 or higher.

Required Courses
SLHS 2000Introduction to Communication Disorders3
SLHS 2010Science of Human Communication3
Additional lower- or upper-division SLHS coursework3
Additional upper-division SLHS coursework9
Total Credit Hours18