|Course #||Title||Credit Hours||Prerequisites|
|BI 105||Biological Diversity and Ecology||3||None|
|BI 121||Biology Lab I||1||BI 105 (corequisite)|
|BI 106||Structure and Function of Cells and Organisms||3||BI 105 and CH 105|
|BI 122||Biology Lab II||1||BI 105 and BI 121 prerequisites|
|CH 105||Organic Chemistry Concepts I||3||None|
|CH 116||Organic Chemistry Lab I||1||CH 106 (corequisite)|
|CH 106||Organic Chemistry Concepts II||3||CH 105 (with C or better)|
|CH 118||Organic Chemistry Lab II||1||CH 106|
|PC 200||General Physics I||3||PC 206 (corequisite)|
|PC 202||Introductory Physics I||3||MA 130, fMA 230 and PC 206 (corequisites)|
|PC 206||Physics Lab I||1||PC 200 or PC 202 (corequuisites)|
|MA 220||Intro. to Probability & Statistics||4||MA 130|
|BI 305||Biostatistics||4||BI 106 or EES 100|
|ND SS 214||Statistics for Social Sciences||4||None|
|MA 130||Calculus I||4||None|
|PY 101||Introduction to Psychology||3||None|
|EN ___||English Course (in addition to CWS)||3||Varies|
|CM ___||Oral and written communication||6||Varies|
|Varies||Social science course*||3||Varies|
*Sociology, Anthropology, or additional Psychology course
- Recommend anatomy, physiology, additional communication courses, and ethics.
- These courses reflect requirements for the George S. Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University and for similar programs based on the pre-medical model. Make sure to check requirements of other schools in which you are interested no later than your sophomore year, as prerequisites vary widely between schools.
- This course list does NOT represent a POE, nor does it cover College requirements. Design a POE, preferably in an academic area, in consultation with your advisor.
- Make sure to have an advisor on the Health Professions Committee, preferably Dr. James Borgardt.
- In addition to your course work you are urged to gain some experience in audiology either during the school year or over the summer.
George S. Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University: Doctor of Audiology Program*
|English composition||1 year|
|Mathematics||1/2 year of Calculus or 1 year|
|Basic sciences (biology, chemistry, physics)||1 year|
|Physics or hearing science||1/2 year|
|Social sciences||1 year|
Require 90 credits minimum + scores from GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT
Competitive credentials: Science and overall GPA of at least 3.0; 3.3 preferred; Admission exam scores above the 50th percentile. Any prerequisite course receiving a grade of C- or lower must be repeated.
*Juniata is has a formal affiliation with Salus University for Optometry but not Audiology.
American Academy of Audiology http://www.audiology.org/
American Speech Language Hearing Association -http://www.asha.org/default.htm
George S. Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University - http://www.salus.edu/audiology
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association - http://nsslha.org/default.htm
General Information: http://explorehalthcareers.org/en/index.aspx
SUGGESTED CORE PROGRESSION FOR Pre-AUDIOLOGY*
*If you are planning to study abroad or if you are in an accelerated program consult with your Health Professions advisor to plan your course progression
Bolded courses are offered only in the indicated semester and/or require a specific sequence due to Juniata prerequisites. Non-bolded courses are either offered in both semesters or represent open-ended choices, making them more flexible in when they can be taken.
|Freshman Year||BI 105||Biology Lab II|
|Biology Lab I||Organic Chemistry Concepts II (if C or better in OCC I)|
|Organic Chem Concepts I||Organic Chemistry Lab I|
|Sophomore Year||BI 106||English|
|Organic Chem Lab II||Communication course|
|Junior Year||Physics I and Lab||Social Science course|
|Admission Exam Prep*||Admission Exam Prep|
*Both semesters of the year you plan to take the exam.
If you study abroad the SAFEST strategy is to take ALL prerequisite courses for professional school in the U.S., which may require you to take courses in the U.S. over the summer, preferably at a 4 year institution. However, if this is extremely difficult for your situation, check with the professional schools you wish to attend to see if they will accept courses taken abroad and if so, get their response in writing. Also if you have a Biology POE and will not have BI 207 by the time you go abroad, check with the Biology Department to see if there is a Cell and Molecular course you can take abroad that will enable you to take upper level biology offerings at Juniata your senior year that require BI 207 (ex. Physiology, Immunology, and Microbiology)
Be mindful of your POE courses, which are NOT indicated here. For example, if you have a Biology POE, you will need to take Freshman seminar the spring of your freshman year, Frontiers of Biology the fall of your sophomore year, and Biology 207 at your earliest opportunity after completing Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry.