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  • Speech Language Hearing Sciences Community

Learning Communities

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  • Speech Language Hearing Sciences Community 

    You should live in this community if you are a declared Speech Language Hearing Sciences major.

    This community provides Speech Language Hearing Science majors with the opportunities to connect with faculty and other students who are not directly in the learning community, interact with the greater SLP and general F-M communities, and be part of the activities of MSUM Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association. These opportunities directly impact student success and prepare students for a successful career.

    As a member of the community, you will...

    • live with other students who have declared Speech Language Hearing Sciences as a major.
    • take three classes with students who live on your floor.
    • be able to participate in organized study groups for Learning Community participants.
    • have an upperclass SLHS student as a Dragon Mentor who is dedicated to providing you with various opportunities and academic support.
    • learn how to navigate through your years as an SLHS student
    • be exposed to career options that you will have with an SLHS degree.
    • interact with faculty members who are dedicated to helping you achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond.
    • have the opportunity to learn more about and join the MSUM chapter of the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA).
    • be able to participate in various community service projects that help charities in the local community.
    • be invited to attend the Fall Semester Holiday party and End-of-Year banquet sponsored by NSSLHA.

    Required Common Courses:

    SLHS 101 Survey of Speech/Language/Hearing Disorders
    SLHS Major Requirement (3 credits)
    The study of the basic anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing including basic acoustics. Overview of the processes of speech, language and hearing, the normal development of speech and language in children, and the major speech, language and hearing disorders.

    SLHS 150 Observation of Practice in Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
    Major Requirement (2 credits)
    Observation of the Practice in SLHS provides the opportunity
    for observation hours as required by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

    PSY 113 General Psychology
    LASC Goal Area 5 (3 credits)
    Survey of content and methods of modern psychology.

    Community Location

    This community is historically located in Grantham Hall.