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Au.D. Curriculum

Au.D. Sample Curriculum

Year 1 (FALL) – 14/17 credit hours

  • Acoustics, Calibration & Instrumentation
  • Measurement of Hearing
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Child Language Acquisition (if not taken as undergrad)
  • Introduction to Clinical Case Conference
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 1 (SPRING) – 15 credit hours

  • Anatomy & Physiology of Hearing Mechanisms
  • Amplification I & lab
  • Clinical Research Design
  • Psychoacoustics Practicum
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 1 (SUMMER) – 6 credit hours 

  • Auditory Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Summer Practicum

Year 2 (FALL) -12 credit hours

  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Vestibular Sciences I
  • Amplification II
  • Practicum & Case Conference

Year 2 (SPRING) – 15 credit hours

  • Aural Rehabilitation for Children
  • Pathology of the Auditory System
  • Professional Issues & Ethics
  • Introduction to Billing & Coding
  • Capstone I
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 2 (MAYMESTER) – 1 credit hour

  • Optional/Elective Specialty Track Externship – (required for specialty track)

Year 2 (SUMMER) – 8 credit hours

  • Vestibular Sciences II
  • Family Centered Counseling
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 3 (FALL) – 9/11 credit hours

  • Cochlear Implants
  • Capstone II
  • Vestibular Sciences III – Optional/Elective
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 3 (SPRING) – 9/15 credit hours

  • Hearing Loss & Speech Understanding – Optional/Elective
  • Business & Financial Management for Audiologists
  • Amplification III
  • Seminar in Auditory and Vestibular Science Seminar – Optional/Elective
  • Practicum & Clinical Case Conference

Year 3 (SUMMER) – 3 credit hours

  • Externship

Year 4 (FALL) – 3 credit hours

  • Externship

Year 4 (SPRING) – 3 credit hours

  • Externship

Curriculum subject to change. The number of credit hours depends on your electives and specialty track.