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Courses

Note to students: If you are unsure if you have all of your pre-requisite courses please check here.

Please refer to the catalog for any curriculum updates https://nsc.smartcatalogiq.com/

Full Time Track 

Total program – 54 credit hours (includes 23 clinical and 31 academic)
below is an example of the schedule of coursework and is subject to change
 
Fall Year 1 (14 credits)

SPA 660 Advanced Speech Sound Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 720 Research Design – 3 credit
SPA 751A Aphasia  – 3 credit
SPA 753 Motor Speech – 3 credit
SPA 759A Seminar I in Clinical Procedures – 2 credit

 

Spring Year 1 (14 credits)

SPA 667 Language Assessment and Intervention – 3 credit
SPA 777 Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 751B Cognitive Communication Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 752 Fluency – 3 credit
SPA 759B Seminar II in Clinical Procedures – 2 credit

 

Summer Year 1 (8 credits)

SPA 762 Voice – 3 credit
SPA 690A -Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology – (laryngectomy/oral cancer/trach&vent) – 1 credit
SPA 690B – Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology – (cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies) – 1 credit
SPA 759C Seminar III in Clinical Procedures – 3 credit

 

Fall Year 2 (9 credits)

1st 8 weeks: SPA 790A Practicum Externship I Beginning – 4 credit
2nd 8 weeks: SPA 790B Practicum Externship II Intermediate – 4 credit
SPA 690C Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (Aural rehab/hearing issues) – 1 credit

 

Spring Year 2 (9 credits)

SPA 790C Practicum Externship III Advanced – 8 credits
SPA 690D Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (Multicultural issues) – 1 credit

Part Time Track

Total program – 48*- 58 credit hours * depends on clinical skills and experience
below is an example of the schedule of coursework and is subject to change
Fall Year 1 (6 credits)

SPA 660 Advanced Speech Sound Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 720 Research Design – 3 credit

 

Spring Year 1 (6 credits)

SPA 667 Language Assessment and Intervention – 3 credit
SPA 751A Aphasia – 3 credit

 

Summer Year 1 (4 credits)

SPA 690D Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (Multicultural issues) –  1 credit
SPA 690C Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (Aural rehab & hearing issues)  – 1 credit
SPA 759A Seminar I in Clinical Procedures – 2 credit

 

Fall Year 2 (8 credits)

SPA753 Motor Speech – 3 credit
SPA 751B Cognitive Communication Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 759B Seminar II in Clinical Procedures – 2 credit

 

Spring Year 2 (6 credits)

SPA777 Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders – 3 credit
SPA 759C Seminar III in Clinical Procedures – 3 credit

 

Summer Year 2 (4 credits)

SPA 790A Practicum Externship I Beginning – 4 credit

 

Fall Year 3 (5 credits)

SPA 762 Voice – 3 credit
SPA 690B Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (Cleft Palate-Craniofacial anomalies) – 1 credit
SPA 760A Advanced Practicum in schools – 1 credit

 

Spring Year 3 (5 credits)

SPA 752 Fluency – 3 credit
SPA 690A Special Topics in Speech Language Pathology (laryngectomy/oral cancer/trach & vent) – 1 credit
SPA 760B Advanced Practicum in schools – 1 credit

 

Summer Year 3 (4 credits)

SPA 790B Practicum Externship II Intermediate – 4 credit

 

Summer Year 4 (4 credits) (if needed)

SPA 790D Practicum Externship IV Advanced – 4 credits *(if needed)

Last updated on June 20th, 2024