By learning together in an Interprofessional Education model, we will work together in the best interest of our patients/clients/students, regardless of your chosen field of study. This minor is well suited to those who are interested in pursing the fields of speech-language pathology, audiology, medicine, occupational therapy, education, physical therapy, music, linguistics, cognitive science, etc.

Classes are open for students of all majors. Students are able to take one or more classes in the minor, even if you do not declare the minor.

Note: This minor requires 16 units (all courses are 4 units):

  • Core Class OHNS 200 (required)
  • 3 elective classes of your choosing from the list below

Current Course Offerings


OHNS 200
Communication Development and Disorders Across The Lifespan: Interprofessional Implications for Collaborative Practice | Dr. Barbara Moore


OHNS 301
The Practice of Educational Speech-Language Pathology | Dr. Barbara Moore

OHNS 303
Telehealth and Assistive Technology | Dr. Yao Du


OHNS 401
The Practice of Medical Speech-Language Pathology | Dr. Aaron Rothbart


OHNS 402
The Dynamic Profession of Audiology | Dr. Karen Johnson

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If you are a USC student interested in pursing graduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology, please see this special website developed by our first Minor graduate, Regina San Andres for USC students. Thanks Regina!

Also, please see USC Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology website.

For Further Information

Barbara J. Moore, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Professor/Program Director, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
Director, Minor in Speech-Language and Hearing Professions

Caruso Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

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