Dr. Anthony Salvatore The program in Speech-Language Pathology offers an innovative five-year plan which culminates with the Master of Science Degree. Students who complete the plan qualify for the Texas License as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. The plan includes 97 semester hours of undergraduate course work and 33 hours of graduate course work plus five semesters of clinical practicum. Undergraduate students selecting this program are designated as Pre-Speech-Language Pathology majors. Applicants with a BA/BS in Speech- Language Pathology from another university do not have to take the pre-professional courses.