Program Coordinator: Sherri Winslow (3310-U Allied Health Sciences Building; 252-744-6142; firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Speech and Hearing Sciences, BS emphasizes the normal processes of speech, hearing, and language and allows the student to explore other academic areas of interest. Since the master’s degree is the minimum level of preparation for persons seeking professional careers in this field, the BS degree does not qualify the student to work professionally but is designed to prepare the student for graduate studies. Admission to the university does not assure admission to the program. In order to be considered for admission to the program, the student must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and must have completed CSDI 2100 with a minimum grade of B (3.0), and be interviewed prior to formal admission into the program. These requirements are generally completed by the end of spring semester of the sophomore year.
To continue in the major and graduate, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.70 after beginning CSDI 3010 and higher-level major courses. Dismissal from the program may occur if a student earns a grade lower than D- in a major course.
The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows: