The Speech & Language Pathologist evaluates and treats children and adults with speech and language problems. These problems are varied but frequently include difficulty with pronouncing words, comprehending and expressing language, stuttering and aphasia (language impairment following a stroke). They develop appropriate treatment goals and activities related to the specific needs of clients, and to identify equipment or materials that would be used in treatment of patients. Throughout the world Speech and Language Pathologist are actively engaged in research to enhance knowledge about human communication processes. They supervise and direct public school or clinical programs and assist in developing new methods and products to evaluate and treat speech-language disorders. The practice of speech-language pathology includes prevention, diagnosis, habilitation, and rehabilitation of communication, swallowing and other upper aero-digestive disorders. It also entails elective modification of communication behaviors; and enhancement of communication.

Throughout the world Speech and Language Pathologist are actively engaged in research to enhance knowledge about the human communication processes. Speech therapists work in hospitals, nursing care facilities, home health care services, outpatient care centers and child day care services. By pursuing a career in speech-language pathology whether in clinical practice, research or both you can help people overcome difficulties in the most fundamental human activity of all: communication. If that’s your goal, this undergraduate program will prepare you well for the advanced study required for clinical certification in this field.

Scheme of Studies:

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Course CHrs Course CHrs
Writing & Communication- 3(3-0) Writing & Communication-II 3(3-0)
Free elective 3(3-0) Mathematics 3(2-1)
Basic anatomy-I 3(3-0) Basic anatomy-II 3(2-1)
Basic physiology-I 3(3-0) Basic physiology-II 3(2-1)
Human Psychology-I 2(2-0) Human Psychology-II 2(2-0)
General Pathology-I 3(3-0) General Pathology-II 3(3-0)
Total 17 Total       17
Semester 3 Semester 4
Course CHrs Course CHrs
Clinical Linguistics 3(2-1) Articulation & Phonological Disorders-I 3(2-1)
Free elective 3(3-0) Clinical  Medical Studies (Medicine) 3(2-1)
Introduction to Language & Communication 3(2-1) Clinical supervised practice 3(3-0)
Developmental Paeds 3(2-1) Otorhinolaryngology-II 3(2-1)
Clinical Phonetics 3(2-1) Disorders of Fluency/Stammering-I 3(2-1)
Otorhinolaryngology-I 3(2-1) Free elective 3(3-0)
Total 18 Total 18
Summer Semester Summer Semester
Course CHrs Course CHrs
Islamic studies 3(3-0)  Basic of  computer 3(3-0)
Pak studies 3(3-0) Behavior sciences 3(3-0)
                 Semester 5                   Semester 6
Course CHrs Course CHrs
Motor Speech Disorder-I 3(2-1) Motor Speech Disorder-II 3(2-1)
Neuroscience For SLP 3(3-0) Voice, Resonance, Craniofacial Disorder-I 3(2-1)
Language Disorders-I 3(2-1) Swallowing Disorder-I 3(2-1)
Psychiatry 3(2-1) Language Disorders-II 3(2-1)
Articulation & Phonological Disorders-II 3(2-1) Biostatistics 3(3-0)
Disorders of Fluency/Stammering-II 3(2-1) Hearing Sciences-I 3(2-1)
Total 18 Total 18
Semester 7 Semester 8
Course CHrs Course CHrs
Professional aspects of SLP 3(3-0) AAC For children & Adults 3(2-1)
Research Methodology 3(3-0) Research Project 6
Clinical supervised practice 3(3-0) Clinical supervised practice 3(3-0)
Swallowing disorder-II 3(2-1) Diagnostics & Clinical Decision Making  in SLP 3(2-1)
Learning Disabilities 3(2-1) Evidence Based Practice In Rehabilitation 3(3-0)
Voice, Resonance ,Craniofacial Disorder-II 3(2-1)    
Total 18 Total 18