Pre-Requisite Coursework

Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits in prerequisite courses or their equivalent (Courses include: Phonetics, Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism, Typical Speech and Language Development, and Speech Science). Students should complete a minimum of three of these courses prior to applying to the graduate program. Students interested in taking prerequisite courses at SBU should see information on the Linguistics Department website (