Preparation Year for Doctor of Audiology Program

(Preprofessional / Leveling Year)

The pre-professional/leveling course sequence is designed primarily for students who have earned degrees in fields unrelated to communication sciences and disorders. The following sequence will provide the foundational coursework necessary to enter the regularcourse sequence in the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree Program.

Fall Course Sequence
CSED 4435
Speech and Hearing Sciences
CSED 4435L
Speech and Hearing Sciences Lab
CSED 3321
Clinical Phonology
CSED 2227
Basic Sign Language I
CSED 3330
Language Development
CSED 4445
Audiologic Rehabilitation
CSED 4415
Clinical Practicum: Audiology
CSED 4416
Audiology Methods and Applications

Spring Course Sequence
CSED 3315
Clinical Processes: Management 3
CSED 3440
Communication disorders - Lifetime Perspective
CSED 4460
Educational Audiology
CSED 3341
Audiology I: Hearing Science and Audiology
CSED 4405
Neurological Bases of Communication Disorders
CSED 4415
Clinical Practicum: Audiology


Remaining Semesters will follow the 4 year AuD graduate program curriculum.

Note 1: The preprofessional program is for students with a BA or BS degree in an area other than Communication Sciences and Disorders and who have not taken the prerequisite courses for entrance into the graduate program.
Note 2: An undergraduate course in statistics or experimental design is required if not take as an undergraduate. This may also be taken as a graduate student as one of the electives.
Note 3: An undergraduate course in a physical science area is required if not taken as an undergraduate.
Note 4: Successful completion of the pre-professional year does NOT ensure the student a seat in the graduate program. Students must apply to the graduate program in the Spring prior to entering the regular AuD sequence. Exceptions have been made on a limited basis to provide the student with a letter guranteeing them of a seat the Doctor of Audiology program. Please contact Dr. Jeff Brockett for more information at or (208)282-2556.


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209