Communication Disorders Program Requirements

Communication Disorders Major

Computer Code: CCDC

The Communication Disorders major, a pre-professional program, offers students experience in working with people who have communication problems. In addition, the course work prepares students for entrance into graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Speech and/or Hearing Science, or a career in an allied field.

Minimum credits required: 54 (plus prerequisites as indicated)

 

Required Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

CAS

105

Introduction to Communication Disorders

3 credits

CAS

134

Sign Language

3 credits

CAS

220

Speech and Language Development

3 credits*

CAS

225

Phonetics and Phonology

3 credits*

CAS

235

Clinical Management and Standards

2 credits*

CAS

285D

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3 credits*

CAS

321

Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

3 credits*

CAS

325

Articulation and Phonology Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

335

Clinical Practice- Individual Intervention

2 credits*

CAS

340

Language Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

420

Audiology

3 credits*

CAS

435

Clinical Practice- Group Intervention

1 credit*

CAS

440

Research Methods in Communication Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

477

Capstone in Communication Disorders

3 credits*

HPE

206

Medical Terminology

2 credits

PSY

100

Principles of Psychological Science

3 credits

PSY

205

Developmental Psychology

3 credits*

PSY

278

Elements of Statistics

4 credits*

PHY

101L

Acoustics

4 credits


Recommended Courses for Communication Disorders Major

CAS

334

Sign Language II

3 credits*

CAS

341

Voice and Fluency Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

421

Aural Rehabilitation

3 credits*

ENG

210

The Study of Language

3 credits

BIO

Any Biology Course

1-4 credits

SOC

281

Data Analysis using PASW

4 credits

           

Communication Disorders Minor
A total of 17 credits are required for the Communication Disorders minor, courses include:

Required Courses

CAS

105

Introduction to Communication Disorders

3 credits

CAS

220

Speech and Language Development

3 credits*

Take 11 credits from the following list of courses:

CAS

134

Sign Language I

3 credits

CAS

225

Phonetics and Phonology

3 credits*

CAS

235

Clinical Management and Standards

2 credits*

CAS

321

Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

3 credits*

CAS

325

Articulation and Phonology Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

334

Sign Language II

3 credits*

CAS

340

Language Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

341

Voice and Fluency Disorders

3 credits*

CAS

420

Audiology

3 credits*

CAS

440

Research Methods in Communication Disorders

3 credits*

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