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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 Undergraduate Advisor for the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences. You can make an appointment with her using the HESP Advising Calendar.


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 2019 departmental commencement ceremony took place on May 23 in the Memorial Chapel, and the campus-wide commencement took place on May 24.
If you are planning to apply to graduate school, check out the helpful resources below in order to best prepare yourself!