BS Speech and Language Pathology

Objective

• To provide in–depth knowledge of communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan

• To develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills

• To enhance written and oral communication skills, and information literacy.

• To provide the theoretical and applied expertise to select, use, and analyze the methodology available to evaluate and treat individuals with communication and swallowing disorders.

• To prepare students for a career in the profession of speech-language pathology

• To provide the concepts and model the behaviors indicative of ethical practice within the profession of speech-language pathology.

Role and Scope

This program is designed to meet all requirements for breadth and depth of content in normal and disordered human communication and swallowing across the life span.

• Can work as speech technologist, speech pathologist technologist, speech language assistant, rehab technologist, human language technologist in health care units, hospitals, residential health care facilities, nonresidential health care facilities, private practice, academic institutions and corporate speech-language pathology.

• As an academician to teaching to under & post graduates.

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    132

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-111 English-I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
IS-112 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
IT-113 Introduction to Computing 3(2-1)
PHY-124 Introductory Physiology 3(2-1)
BIO-101 Biochemistry-I 3(2-1)
ANA-102 Introductory Anatomy 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BIO-212 Biochemistry-II 3(2-1)
PATH-211 General Pathology 3(2-1)
PSH-126 Neuro Physiology of Speech & Hearing 3(2-1)
ASH-112 Neuro Anatomy of Speech & Hearing 3(2-1)
AUD-111 Introduction to Audiology 3(3-0)
ENG-121 English-II (Communication & Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
PS-122 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 20
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PATH-222 Systemic Pathology 3(2-1)
LA-212 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (Phonetics 3(3-0)
PHA-219 General Pharmacology 3(3-0)
SS-315 Sociology 3(3-0)
ENG-211 Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3(3-0)
LA-213 Language Acquisition 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
SLP-221 Speech/Hearing Disorders & Related Disciplines 3(3-0)
PHA-222 Pharmacology & Disease Management 3(2-1)
PSY-223 Clinical Psychology 3(3-0)
SLP-224 Stuttering 3(3-0)
MED-221 General Medicine -I 3(3-0)
SUR-223 General Surgery-I 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MSD-311 Motor Speech Disorders 3(3-0)
DG-312 Diagnostics 3(3-0)
SUR-313 General Surgery-II 3(3-0)
MED-421 Medicine-II 3(3-0)
  Medical Aspects of Speech Language Pathology 3(3-0)
BIO-325 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PC-321 Patient Care 2(1-1)
VD-322 Voice Disorders 3(3-0)
LD-324 Language Disorders 3(3-0)
APD-322 Articulation and Phonological Disorders 3(3-0)
APH-323 Aphasia 2(1-1)
RM-321 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 16

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ME-411 Medical Ethics 3(3-0)
DYS-412 Dysphagia 3(2-1)
AR-413 Audiology & Aural Rehabilitation 3(3-0)
CMD-414 Communication Modalities 2(0-2)
SCP-413 Supervised Clinical Practice-I 4(0-4)
  Credit Hours 15

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PROG-526 Research Project 6(0-6)
SCP-422 Supervised Clinical Practice-II 4(0-4)
  Credit Hours 10
  Total Credit Hours: 132