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Courses

Course work in the undergraduate program focuses on the normal processes of speech, language, hearing, and their associated pathologies. Observation experiences with a licensed, certified Speech-Language Pathologist or Audiologist are offered in a variety of professional settings.

General Education Core Requirements: 41 credits
Additional B.S. Degree Requirements: 7 credits

Major Requirements: 59 credits

  • CSDS 201 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 206 Introduction to Sign Language and Other Modes of Communication for the Hearing Impaired/ 3 credits
  • CSDS 207 Sign Language/Hearing Impaired Communication/ 3 credits
  • EDUC 245 Human Growth and Development/ 3 credits 
  • CSDS 285 Language Development Across the Lifespan/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 290 Morphology and Syntax/ 1 credit  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 307 Phonetics/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 313 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 314 Phonology and Language Disorders/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 361 Introduction to Audiology and Hearing Science/ 3 credits - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 411 Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication in Gen Curr/ 3 credits 
  • CSDS 430 Language and Literacy/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 450 Speech Science/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 455 Neurology and Human Communication/ 3 credits  - Click here for syllabus
  • CSDS 489 Introduction to Clinical Practice/ 2 credits
  • SPED 305 Behavior Management/ 3 credits 
  • SPED 489 Survey of Exceptional Children/ 3 credits
  • COMM 101 Oral Communication/ 3 credits
  • ENGL 380 Children's Literature/ 3 credits
  • ENGL 470 Professional Writing Skills/ 3 credits

Choose One of the Following:

  • SOWK 325 Human Diversity: Populations at Risk/ 3 credits
  • SOCL 323 Race, Class, and Gender/ 3 credits
  • PSYC 384 Cross-Cultural Psychology/ 3 credits
  • HLTH 210 World Health Issues/ 3 credits

Program Electives:
A minimum of 6 credit hours MUST be selected from the following list:

  • SOCL 102 Contemporary Social Problems/ 3 credits
  • HLTH 275 Medical Terminology/2 credits
  • ENGL 382 Traditional and Modern English Grammar/ 3 credits
  • SOCL 320 Sociology of Education/ 3 credits (open to juniors and seniors only)
  • PSYC 453 Psycholinguistics/ 3 credits (offered in alternating years)
  • General Electives: 9 credits

Total credits required for B.S. Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders Program: 120

 

For course descriptions and requirements please refer to the current Undergraduate Catalog for the College of Education & Human Services.