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Sample Curriculum 

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
ENG 101 - English Composition I
SPC 101 or 103 - Oral Communication
Fine & Performing Arts or Humanities (BHUM)
Life Science (BLS) with a lab (EL)
STAT 107 - Concepts of Statistics (BICS)
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year One - Spring Semester
ENG 102 - English Composition II
PSYC 111 - Foundations of Psychology (BSS)
QR 101, MATH 125 or Higher
Fine & Performing Arts or Humanities (BFPA)
Physical Science (BPS) with a lab (EL)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Two - Fall Semester
RA 101, PHIL 207 or 213
Humanities (BHUM)/United States Culture (EUSC)
Life, Physical or Social Science/GLobal Cultures (EGC)
Life, Physical or Social Science/Health Experience (EH)
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
3
Total
18
Year Two - Spring Semester
SPPA 201 - Human Comm & Its Disorders
PSYC 201 - Child Psychology (BSS)
Life, Physical or Social Science
Life, Physical or Social Science
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Three - Fall Semester
SPPA 231 - Phonetics
SPPA 310 - Fundamentals of Language Analysis
SPPA 320 - Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech & Hearing Mechanisms
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
4

Total

17
Year Three - Spring Semester
SPPA 312 - Normal Lang & Speech Acquisition
SPPA 321 - Hearing Science
SPPA 322 - Speech Science
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
SPPA 444 - Language Disorders
SPPA 446 - Clinical Observations & Procedures in Communication Disorders
SPPA 461 - Basic Audiometry
SPPA 497 - Neuroanatomy and Physiology
Elective (SPPA 414 Recommended)

3
3
3
3
Total
12
Year Four - Spring Semester
SPPA 441 - Articulation Disorders
SPPA 442 - Speech Disorders
SPPA 449 - Clinical Practicum/SPPA
SPPA 471 - Aural Rehabilitation
SPPA 499 - Senior Assignment
Elective
3
3
3
3
2
3
Total
17

TRANSFER STUDENTS - Maximize your transfer experience - complete the bolded courses/requirements pre-transfer and satisfy either the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Ed Core or receive an AA, AS, or AAT (early childhood, special ed or math) degree from an IAI community college. If 'Minor' requirements are shown, discuss careful course selection with the academic advising contact listed.
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