HESP Student in Class

Welcome to our Undergraduate Program!

The focus of the Undergraduate  Program is to prepare students for graduate study by providing a strong foundation in the scientific fundamentals of both speech-language pathology and audiology, including etiologies and characteristics of disorders, prevention, assessment, and intervention. To learn more about the program please follow the links below..

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How To Declare

Instructions on how to declare a major/minor in Hearing and Speech Sciences can be found below.



Stephanie Grissom is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Undergraduate Advisor for the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences. Contact her with any questions or concerns.


Resources and Opportunities for Students

Below you will find links to a variety of resources for current undergraduate students in the HESP department.

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Graduation and Preparation for Graduate School

The 2018  the departmental commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 21 at 6:00pm in the Memorial Chapel. There will be a reception on the portico outside LeFrak from 3:30-5:00 pm, immediately before the ceremony.