Prepare for a major in Speech and Hearing Sciences by taking recommended courses to
fulfill the requirements of a transfer degree.
Speech and Hearing Sciences prepares students to work with patients who have speech, language or hearing disorders. Typically, speech pathologists treat clients with speech and language problems, while audiologists assess, diagnose and treat hearing loss and balance disorders. In both professions, early detection and prevention screening are important for the treatment and remediation of communication disorders.
The Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) is part of Shoreline’s General Transfer program and is designed to meet the first two years of requirements of most four-year degrees.
This program option is designed to support Shoreline’s general education outcomes:
The field of Communication Disorders requires graduate study, certification and licensure to practice. Speech Pathologists and Audiologists develop strong communication, critical thinking, problem solving and technical skills to identify, evaluate, manage and treat people with communication disorders. While most Speech Pathologists and Audiologists work in public schools, others teach, conduct research and serve as consultants to government and industry.
Potential employers include: Public and private schools, hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, government agencies, private practice, business and industry.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
US citizen, &
|Non-WA resident, US citizen
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,388.76||$2,337.72||$3,234.38||$1,632.56|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
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