BS SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology is a four-year program in the field of health sciences dealing with the study of human communications, its development, and the functional and organic disorders that may affect it.  It culminates in a one-year internship program that prepares speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.  Additionally, the program prepares SLPs to provide aural rehabilitation for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for individuals with severe expressive and/or language comprehension disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder or progressive neurological disorders.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Speech-language pathologist clinician or consultant in diverse facility- and community-based practice settings such as hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, community centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health care, school systems, early intervention programs, industry and private enterprises.
  2. Educator and researcher in the academe
  3. Clinical Educator
  4. Consultant in government/non-government agencies advising in the areas of health promotion, disability prevention/management, advocacy and establishing grassroots network.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
SLP 1041 Speech and Hearing Sciences 3 6 5
SLP 1042 Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology 3 0 3
SLP 1043 Anatomy and Physiology for Speech-Language Pathology 4 3 5
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 27 9 30

 

First Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
SLP 1044 Language Development from Infancy to School Age 3 0 3
SLP 1045 Neuroscience for Communication 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 29 0 32
SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
Second Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SLP 1046 Language Conditions in Children 3 3 4
SLP 1047 Voice 3 3 4
SLP 1048 Artic and Phonology 3 3 4
SLP 1049 Health Care in Speech-Language Pathology 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 9 26

 

Second Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CASLD 1 Conditions with Associated Speech-Language Disorder in Children 3 0 3
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
SLP 10410 Acquired Language and Cognitive Conditions 3 3 4
SLP 10411 Motor Speech Disorders 3 3 4
SLP 10412 Introduction to Audiology 3 3 4
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 12 28

 

THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
Third Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CASLD 2 Conditions with Associated Speech-Language Disorder in Children 4 3 5
ELE 4 Professional Elective 4 3 0 3
SLP 10413 Aural Habilitation and Rehabilitation 3 3 4
SLP 10414 Fluency 2 0 2
SLP 10415 Diagnostic 1: Introduction to the Speech and Language Diagnosis 2 6 4
SLP 10416 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 1 3 2
SLP 10417 Community-Based Rehabilitation 2 3 3
SLP RES 1 Research 1: Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology 2 3 3
TOTAL 19 21 26

 

Third Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
SLP 10418 Counseling in Speech-Language Pathology 2 0 2
SLP 10419 Organization and Administration for Speech Pathology 3 0 3
SLP 10420 Speech-Language Pathology Management in Head and Neck Pathologies 3 3 4
SLP 10421 Diagnostic 2: Introduction to the Speech and Language Intervention 2 6 4
SLP 10422 Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology 3 0 3
SLP 10423 Clinical Education / Professional Communication and Development 4 3 5
SLP RES 2 Research 2: EBP Treatise 2 3 3
TOTAL 19 15 24

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
Fourth Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
PRAXIS 1 Clinical Reasoning 1 1 3 2
SLP INT 1 Internship 1 0 0 15
SLP RW 1 Research Writing 1 2 0 2
TOTAL 3 3 19

 

Fourth Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
PRAXIS 2 Clinical Reasoning 2 1 3 2
SLP INT 2 Internship 2 0 0 15
SLP RW 2 Research Writing 2 2 0 2
TOTAL 3 3 19

 

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