Why study speech, language, and hearing?

Because communication is central to human behavior, and the treatment of communication disorders requires specialized knowledge and skills.

Requirements for the Minor

Speech-Language-Hearing Minor Course Requirements (15)
Students selecting this minor must complete the following:
Survey Communication Disorders. Satisfied by:
SPLH 261Survey of Communication Disorders3
Speech-Language-Hearing Required Electives. Satisfied by at least 4 SPLH courses (12 hours) from the following:12
The Physics of Speech
Principles of Speech Science
Principles of Hearing Science
Undergraduate Seminar in: _____
Fundamentals of Clinical Phonetics
Language Science
Directed Study in Speech-Language-Hearing
Language Sample Analysis Lab
Language Development
Research Methods in Speech-Language-Hearing

Courses with clinical content can be taken as directed study with the permission and support of a faculty mentor.

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and grade-point average minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor. 

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.