Speech Pathology (BA) - Nevada State College

Speech Pathology (BA)

speech language pathology program, teaching speech language pathology
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help others communicate

Communication ability is critical to quality of life, and the field of speech pathology allows you to make a difference. With a Nevada State College undergraduate degree in speech pathology, you will be equipped to work with children ages 3-21 in Nevada school. You will also be provided training to prepare you for future Master's degree work in Speech-Language Pathology. While a student in the undergraduate program, you will receive hands-on learning experiences with children, giving you essential training to assess, diagnose, and treat speech and language impairments.

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Careers

Upon entering this important field, not only do you serve individuals in a significant way, you address a dire need in Nevada to fill a major shortage for speech pathologists and audiologists within the state. This deficiency is so great that the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (NVDETR) has listed speech language pathology on its 2016 Top 100  Occupations in Demand list. If you are looking to improve the quality of life for others while filling a significant occupational need within Nevada, then this is the degree for you.

COMPELLING CAREERS

  • School-based Speech Therapist
  • Master’s level Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Doctorate level- Audiologist

 

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ENGAGING CLASSES

Some of the engaging classes you can take in this major include:

  • ENG 211 Introduction to Linguistics
  • PSY 330 Foundations of Developmental Psychology: Infancy and Childhood
  • SPA 364  Introduction to Speech Sound Disorders
  • SPA 370 Methods of Clinical Management
  • SPA 400  Assessment of Communication Disorders
  • SPA 467  Communication and Language Disorders in Children
     
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