Audiology (AuD):  Program Goals

  1. Demonstrate the breadth and depth of foundational communication science, including biological, etiological, theoretical, acoustic, physiological, cognitive and psychological bases of  hearing and balance.
  2. Understand and demonstrate the theoretical motivation for and practical applications of clinical reasoning for the identification, assessment, and treatment of hearing and balance disorders.
  3. Apply research analysis into evidence-based clinical decision making and application.
  4. Effectively communicate discipline-related knowledge in oral and written modalities with families, clients, and other professionals.
  5. Understand and accommodate cultural or linguistic differences related to communication development or to perceptions and attitudes toward communication disorders, differences, or intervention.
  6. Exhibit attributes and abilities characteristic of competent hearing healthcare professionals who provide the diagnostic, management, and treatment services associated with the practice of audiology  including accountability, integrity, adaptability, leadership, and professionalism.