Baccalaureate Program Requirements

University Requirements (>= 120 units)

  1. Core General Education - 39 units
  2. SJSU Studies (formerly Advanced GE) - 12 units
  3. American Institutions - 6 units
  4. The CD&S Major:
    • Speech-Language Pathology courses(EDSP):
      102, 110, 111, 112, 113, 120, 124, 161, and 177*(SLP Practicum)
    • Audiology Courses(EDAU):
      115, 170, 172, and 177*(AUD Practicum)

*Not all students enroll in practica (EDSP 177 and EDAU 177). if you do not, please plan to meet with the undergraduate advisor, Evelyn Merritt, to complete a course substitution form.

Please Note:

A. 30 units of residence credit
B. At least 40 units in upper division courses
C. No more than 4 total units of special studies and/or directed reading (180 & 184 courses)
D. A Writing Requirement 100W


Undergraduate Elective Suggestions:

  • EDSE 112 - Sign Language 
  • LING 101 - Introduction to Linguistics
  • LING 022 - Language across the Lifespan
  • LING 108 - Introduction to Second Language Development, Teaching, and Assessment
  • ANTH 011 - Cultural Anthropology
  • AFAM 105 - Health Issues in the African-American Community
  • CHAD 070 - Lifespan Development in the 21st Century
  • CHAD 168 - Social and Emotional Development in Childhood and Adolescence
  • CHAD 169 - Motivating Children and Adolescents in Educational Settings
  • CHAD 150 - Development of Communicative Competence
  • CHAD 173 - Critical Issues in Infant/Toddler Development
  • EDSE 104 - Atypical Development in Young Children
  • EDSE 108 - Assessment and Evaluation: Atypical Yound Children
  • CHAD 163 - Critical Issues in Adolescent development
  • EDEL 102  - Psychological Foundations of Education
  • EDTE 162  - Meeting the Needs of Second Language Learners
  • HPRF 135 - Health Issues in a Multicultural Society
  • PHIL 111 - Medical Ethics
  • ANTH 108 - Medical Anthropology
  • NUFS 104A - Cultural Aspects of Food
  • CA 177 - Interdisciplinary Arts for Teaching
  • ART 039 - Multicultural Arts for Children
  • KIN 177 - Movement Experiences for Children
  • NUFS 008 - Nutrition for the Health Professions
  • PSYC 030 - Introductory Psychobiology
  • PSYC 110 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 135 - Cognition
  • PSYC 155 - Human Learning
  • PSYC 129 - Neuroscience
  • PSYC 160 - Clinical Psychology

American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) & California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) Requirements

Undergraduate students must fulfill the ASHA basic science coursework along with the CCTC required coursework before graduating from our program.*

ASHA Requirement 1:

A Biological Sciences course

ASHA Requirement 2:

A Social/Behavioral Sciences course

ASHA Requirement 3:

A Physical Sciences course

ASHA Requirement 4:

A Statistics course

CCTC Requirement:                   

A Child and/or Adolescent Development course

 
*Many of you will find that you may already have taken classes in these categories as part of your general education requirements. If that is the case, you do not have to take them again.