Curriculum for MA Program

Degree Requirement: 60 hours minimum

Required courses are marked with *.   All others are electives.

Basic Communication Processes (15 hours minimum)

  • *AUSP 7000 Speech Science
  • AUSP 7002 Seminar in Communication Sciences
  • *AUSP 7003 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • *AUSP 7006 Language and Speech Development
  • *AUSP 7007 Communicative Interaction
  • AUSP 7008 Acoustic and Perceptual Phonetics
  • *AUSP 7010 Neurological Bases of Communication
  • AUSP 7011 Psycholinguistics
  • AUSP 7016 Socio-Cultural Bases of Communication

Speech Disorders (6 hours minimum)

  • AUSP 7201 Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders
  • AUSP 7202 Motor Speech Disorders in Children
  • AUSP 7203 Voice Disorders
  • AUSP 7204 Disorders of Phonology and Articulation
  • AUSP 7205 Fluency Disorders
  • AUSP 7206 Neuromotor Speech Disorders in Adults
  • AUSP 7209 Dysphagia and Related Disorders
  • AUSP 7210 Seminar in Speech Pathology
  • AUSP 7212 Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disabilities
  • AUSP 7309 Speech Rehabilitation for Head/Neck Pathologies

Language Disorders (6 hours minimum)

  • AUSP 7300 Language Disorders in Children
  • AUSP 7302 Language Disorders in Adults I
  • AUSP 7303 Language Disorders in Adults II
  • AUSP 7304 Seminar in Language Disorders
  • AUSP 7305 Language Learning Disabilities

Clinical Practicum (14 hours minimum)

  • *AUSP 7200 Introduction to Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology
  • *AUSP 7208 Clinical Experience in Speech-Language Pathology

Other Required Courses (7 hours)

  • *AUSP 7500 Evaluating Research in Communication Disorders
  • *AUSP 7501 Phonetic Transcription
  • 3 Credits of Research Experience (AUSP 7990, AUSP 7996, or AUSP 7991

Assumed Audiology Coursework (6 hours)

May be taken at the University of Memphis:

  • Hearing Disorders/Evaluation (3)
  • Habilitation/Rehabilitation (3)

Typical Course Sequence