The Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) Learning Community will provide SLHS majors with an opportunity to connect with each other and SLHS faculty. Students will be exposed to a variety of different learning and career opportunities within the SLHS field. Participants will enroll in both SLHS 115 (Introductions to Communication Sciences and Disorders) and SLHS 227 (Elements of Linguistics). Additionally, participants will experience unique opportunities, including SLHS lab tours, exposure to community audiology and speech therapy resources, service and community engagement activities, and social events.


  • First-time beginning students admitted to the College of Health and Human Sciences with a major in SLHS
  • This LC is available to Honors College participants; those students will live with the Honors College and participate in the course(s) and activities of the LC

Residential Component

  • OPTIONAL, but highly encouraged in McCutcheon Hall
  • Information about this residence hall can be found here
  • If you choose this option, your roommate in most cases will be a member of the LC
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for the LC



Fall 2016 Semester

Associated Classes

SLHS 11500, SLHS 22700, SLHS 49800


Events and Activities Included:

  • Guest speakers
  • Community service projects
  • Periodic meals with faculty
  • Lab tours
  • Tour community audiology and speech therapy resources
  • Book discussions


Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your classes.

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