Preparation for Educational Setting
The following lists the suggested academic preparation
for the educational setting.
Academic Preparation for Educational Setting:
The following coursework is suggested for SLPs
who are going to be working within the public schools. Although
Kansas does not require this coursework, many states continue to
require specific academic preparation for the school setting.
coursework can be taken as a component of the undergraduate program
or graduate program. Equivalent coursework, as assessed by the
student's advisor, which has been completed at another university
may be substituted for these courses.
Academic Preparation for Educational Setting Total: 16 Credit Hours
- TEEL 202: Foundations of Education (3 Credit Hours)
- TEEL 231: Human Growth and Development
PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
- SLP 412: Observation and Participation in Clinical Procedures (2 Credit Hours)
- TESP 302 : Educating Exceptional Students
SPED 802 VA Theories of Exceptionalities (3 Credit Hours)
- SLP 617: Clinical Procedures in Public Schools (2 Credit Hours)
- SLP 862: Language Disorders in Children: Kindergarten to Adolescence (Category A: Core Curriculum in SLP) (3 Credit Hours)
- SLP 882: Seminar: Counseling in Communication Disorders (Category C: Courses, Seminars and Independent Study) (2 Credit Hours)
Category A: Core Curriculum
Category B: Clinical Education
Category C: Courses, Seminars, Independent Study
Preparation for Educational Settings
The graduate program in speech-language
pathology in the Department of Communication Disorders at Fort
Hays State University is nationally accredited by the Council on Academic
Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
The Department prepares students for clinical certification by ASHA and
professional Licensure by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
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