Graduate

Sample Curriculum

Initial Plan of Study

Students are assigned to an Initial Plan of Study (IPS) which specifies the sequence for completing the first two semesters of required core academic coursework (Fall,Spring) and the clinical practica for the first three semesters (Clinic I, Clinic II, Clinic III).

A sample IPS sequence is shown below:

Semester 1 Fall (12 credit hours):
SPA 5204 Adv Clin Phon (3)
SPA 5403 Lang Lng (3)
SPA 5552 DX Pin & Prac (3)
SPA6505 Clinic I Language-Phonology (3)

Semester 2 Spring (12 credit hours):
SPA 6410 Aphasia (3)
SPA 6225 Adv. Fluency Dis (3)
SPA 6565 Dysphagia (3)
SPA 6505 Clinic II Voice, Fluency, Neurogenics (3)

Semester 3 Summer (8 credit hours):
Students begin Advanced Plan of Study for Academic Sequence
SPA 6505 Clinic III Specialty Clinic (2)

Advanced Plan of Study

An Advanced Plan of Study (APS), specifying the sequence for completing the remaining required core academic coursework and elective courses in Semesters 3-6 and the clinical practica for Year 2 (Advanced Practicum, Externship I and Externship II), is developed for each student.

A sample APS is shown below:

Semester 3 Summer (8 credit hours):
SPA 6805 Res. Proc. (3)
SPA 6211 Advanced Vocal Disorders (3)
SPA Clinic III (2)

Semester 4 Fall (11 credit hours):
SPA 6559 AAC (3)
SPA 6571 Ethic Prac (2)
SPA 6505 Extern I (6)

Semester 5 Spring (12 credit hours):
SPA xxxx Elective 1 (3)
SPA xxxx Elective 2 (3)
SPA 6505 Adv. Prac. (6)

Semester 6 Summer (9 credit hours):
SPA xxxx Elective 3 (3)
SPA 6505 Extern II (6)