The pre-audiology program at Nazareth College is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of sound, hearing, and audiology. The minor acquaints you with principles in acoustics and psychoacoustics, the anatomy and physiology of the ear and of hearing, aural rehabilitation, and the professional practice of audiology.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes ensure personal attention
  • Career preparation through experiential education in labs equipped with state-of-the-art technology
  • Strong focus on undergraduate research experience supports success in being admitted to graduate and medical schools

Program Options, Requirements, and Course Descriptions

Pre-Audiology (minor)

Contact Information

Laura S. Riddle

Laura S. Riddle

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Chairperson in Communication Sciences & Disorders
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 226

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University; M.S. Speech Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; B.A. Speech Pathology, University of Arkansas

Teaching and Research Interests: Child language disorders, reading comprehension, phonemic awareness, language and literacy, and early intervention. 

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Pre-audiology program at Nazareth College

Graduate Schools/Employers

  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Rochester
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Cornell University