Speech Language Pathology Assistant Degree (SPA.AAS)

All students must demonstrate a minimum math competency equivalent to Elementary Algebra (MTH 095) to fulfill the AAS degree requirement as well as complete all general education and SLPA Program coursework with a “C” or better to progress to successive semesters, including fieldwork.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Prerequisites for Admission to the SLPA Program Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
BIO 185 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
HIT 102 Fundamentals of Medical Terminology 1
SPA 101 Introduction to SPA 3
Fall Semester Credits
PHY 101
 
SOC 101
Introduction to Psychology
OR
Introduction to Sociology
3
BIO 186 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
SPA 121 Anatomy and Physiology of SPA 4
SPA 131 Language Development in Children 3
Spring Semester Credits
HFA 201 General Humanities 3
SPA 141 SPA Voice and Diction 3
SPA 151 Communication Disorders in Children 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
Summer Semester Credits
SPA 161 SPA Introduction to Phonetics 3
SPA 171 SPA Clinical Observations 2
Fall Semester Credits
SPA 201 SPA Screening and Interventions 4
SPA 211 SPA Clinical Fieldwork I 3
SPA 221 Communication Disorders in Adults 3
GROUP III Social and Behavior Sciences Elective 3
Spring Semester Credits
MTH 100
 
MTH 165
Intermediate Algebra
OR
College Algebra
4
SPA 231 Case Study Management for SLPA 4
SPA 241 Clinical Fieldwork II 2
Total Credit Hours: 68

For questions regarding the Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program, please call  Jonathan Love, Director of Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2452.

To make an appointment with the Allied Health Career Advisor, Kathryn Melin Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 5724.