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This is a sample course schedule for one academic year. Variations may occur year-to-year as we continually improve our program. Access the current UC San Diego Catalog.

Sample Fall Quarter

Model labyrinth

Model labyrinth built by Dr. Benitez.

  • Ear Diseases and Treatment
  • Temporal Bone Anatomy and Neurophysiology
  • Advanced Amplification
  • Elective (see below)
  • Clinical Practice in Audiology (with ototoxic monitoring rotation)
  • Clinical Case Studies and Staffing (includes Children's Hospital observation)

Sample Winter Quarter

Surgery Observation

Lindsey Moneymaker on the way to surgery observation.

  • Preceptorship in Neuro-Otology (includes surgery observations)
  • Physiologic and Behavioral Tests of Vestibular Function
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Sensory Aids
  • Clinical Practice in Audiology
  • Clinical Case Studies and Staffing

Sample Spring Quarter

Surgery Observation

UCSD Thornton Pavilion in the Spring.

  • Intraoperative Monitoring (includes IOM observation)
  • Auditory Processing Assessment and Management
  • Hot Topics and Professional Issues in Audiology
  • Clinical Practice in Audiology (with balance assessment rotation)
  • Clinical Case Studies and Staffing

Elective Course Information

Each student completes one approved elective course during Year II. May be taken Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter. Instructor permission is often required for many of the courses. Electives are often chosen from School of Medicine Schedule of Elective Courses, and must be approved by the student's academic advisor.
Note: Courses in the School of Medicine follow an earlier schedule than AuD courses).

Good choice for a research focus (but not limited to):

  • FPM 285 Issues and Dilemmas/Clinical Trials

Popular choices (but not limited to):

  • FPM 241 Aging Social and Health Policy Issues
  • FPM 243 Genetics and Preventative Medicine
  • FPM 245 Elements of International Medicine
  • FPM 246 Occupational/Environmental Health
  • FPM 252 Doctors of the World-Case Studies in Global Health
  • FPM 260 Cases/Health Care Programs; Poor and Underserved Populations
  • FPM 272 Community Advocacy (UCSD Student Run Free Clinic)er courses must be approved by the academic advisor.

Other courses must be approved by the academic advisor.