Undergraduate Experience

Why major in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences?

You want to work in related health professions or other STEM fields that include clinical, basic research, and industry/commerce.

You want to work in education-teaching, policy, or public service.

You want to work in performing arts.

You want to be an effective communicator.

OR

You want to be a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.

Our undergraduate program is designed to help you develop critical thinking skills, improve your ability to evaluate scientific information, and to facilitate the development of your writing skills.

Admission to the University of Arizona can be accomplished by completion of an online application through the Office of Admissions.  Students interested in a major in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences apply to the College of Science and complete a declaration of major form. Email Alex Hernandez at ahernandez@arizona.edu for more information.

Undergraduate and Transfer Student Advising

Appointments are available with our academic advisor, Alex Hernandez, at Trellis.

You can chat with our College of Science Ambassador Alyssa Torres to learn more about the department.

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination -- in the classroom, the clinical setting, and the workplace.  The University of Arizona Office of Institutional Equity provides education and support for these efforts.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information and is committed to maintaining an environment free from sexual harassment and retaliation.

We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.