Jun 17, 2024  
2022-23 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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Pre-Audiology, BS

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Audiology is one of the most rapidly expanding careers in the health care field. As a profession, audiology offers unparalleled opportunities working in a variety of settings with hearing-impaired patients of all ages. The U.S. Department of Labor reports the demand for audiologists is growing, and work conditions and earnings are very favorable.

The minimum entry-level education in the profession of audiology is the Doctor of Audiology, just as the Doctor of Medicine is for the field of medicine.

Admission Requirements

Students requesting admission to the Bachelor of Science program in pre-audiology must meet the following criteria:

  1. Acceptance to SFA
  2. Minimum of 30 credit hours
  3. Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher in all college work
  4. Completion of the four pre-audiology core courses: CSDS 2300 CSDS 2310 CSDS 2320 , and CSDS 2340 .

Admission Process

Admission is based on the applicant’s overall and major core GPAs. To be considered for admission review, the applicant must submit the following materials:

  1. Completed application to the pre-audiology program
  2. Complete transcripts for all previous college credit
  3. Copy of current advising slip

Applicants for admission to the summer and fall classes must be submitted by Feb. 1 each year. Applications for admission to spring must be submitted by Sept. 15 each year. It is the responsibility of the student to make sure all application materials are received by the deadline.

Program Requirements

University Core Curriculum

A. Communication

B. Mathematics

C. Life and Physical Sciences

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture

Three hours from:

E. Creative Arts

F. American History

G. Government/Political Science

H. Social and Behavioral Sciences

Three hours from:

I. Component Area Option

Foundation of Knowledge

Required Course

Business Option

Three hours from:

Core Science Labs

Complete the following labs:

Pre-Audiology Major

Degree Map

The following is the recommended sequence of course completion for this degree.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

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