Speech and Language Sciences

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Speech and Language Sciences

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours

Work Experience Double Major

Interested in how language is learned or how experts evaluate and treat language disorders?  Our program will allow you to develop an understanding of speech and language sciences and to appreciate the extraordinary work happening in the field right now.


Program Information

This new program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the field of linguistics and its relation to speech and language sciences and language disorders. The program also functions as a pre-professional preparatory program for students who intend to pursue graduate work in speech-language pathology or audiology. Our program is just the third of its kind offered in Canada.

We offer a comprehensive and engaging program of study with an emphasis on the field of speech-language pathology, diagnosis and treatment of speech and language and communication disorders and the development of skills and methods necessary to analyze speech and linguistic data.

Develop skills that are crucial to understanding and evaluating research findings in the area of speech and language sciences through work placements and internships.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours
Degree Options: Double Major, Specialized
Experiential Education

Honours Option




Degree Overview

Career Options

Many students of Speech and Language Sciences go on to profession certification and/or graduate work. Some career options include:

Speech & Language Pathologist
Clinical Educator
Public Policy
Communication Disorders Assistant