B.Sc. Speech and Hearing or Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing is an undergraduate Speech Therapy course. The course has been designed to provide students a sound theoretical knowledge along with thorough understanding of practical applications. Course includes Speech Pathology, Audiology, Psychology, Linguistics, Phonetics, Statistics, Neurology, Otalaryngology and also Human Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Medicine and Electronics with special stress on portions related to Speech and Hearing disorders. The course is career orienting in nature that opens many jobs for them after its completion.
B.Sc. Speech and Hearing Eligibility
10+2 (Medical) or equivalent with minimum 55% marks.
Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their B.Sc. Degree course.
They should have good skills regarding language, speech, and hearing science; the human communication system; anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanisms; and the normal development of speech and language.
They should also possess effective communication skills as they have to deal with family members, including counselling and education and instruction in specific skills.
They should also be able to demonstration of sensitivity to cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic diversity in interactions and clinical decision making.
They could be able to diagnose the evaluation about the child's health, developmental and behavioural history, past intervention and academic history, and medical history of the family.
How is B.Sc. Speech and Hearing Course Beneficial?
Those who want to have professional education, clinical experience and research studies and clinical services for patients with Speech and Hearing disorders are suitable for it.
The course is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. etc. as it gives good base to the students.
Graduates of this degree program are able to practice as speech therapists.
They have career prospects as clinical positions in hospitals, special schools, special child care centres and charity organizations.
The degree prepares students for both clinical and research fields in speech, language and hearing sciences, and communication disorders.