Pre-Professional Certificate in Pre-Audiology

The Audiology Pre-Professional Program is for students with a BA, BS, or higher degree in fields unrelated to Communication Sciences and Disorders. The Pre-Professional Program consists of undergraduate courses required for graduate-level coursework. The sequence below will provide the foundational coursework necessary to enter the regular course sequence of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Program at Idaho State University.

Program Requirements

CSD 2256Deaf Culture and Community3
CSD 3310Speech Science: The Acoustical Nature of Sound and Speech3
CSD 3340Communication Development and Disorders: Lifetime Perspective3
CSD 3341Audiometry and Hearing Science3
CSD 4405Neuroscience for Communication Disorders3
CSD 4445Aural Rehabilitation3
CSD 4460Educational Audiology3
The following courses are highly recommended, but not required.
American Sign Language I 1
Audiology Methods and Applications 1
Interdisciplinary Evaluation Team 1
Clinical Practicum in Audiology 1
All requirements must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.25 and all courses must be completed with a letter grade of “C-” or better.
Total Credits21

An undergraduate course in statistics or experimental design is required to complete the Au.D. if not taken as an undergraduate. This may also be taken as a graduate student elective.

A background in Sign Language is strongly encouraged. There is not a specific course required, but basic sign language skills are beneficial to you as a communication professional.

Successful completion of the Pre-Professional Program does NOT ensure the student a seat in the Doctor of Audiology Program. Students must apply by February 1st of the year he/she would like to enter the Doctor of Audiology Program.