Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Sciences and Disorders major; B.A. degree option

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Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Foreign Language classes (intermediate level required) 0-14 Credit Hours 2
  • Philosophy course(s) (in addition to General Education  courses) 3 Credit Hours
  • University electives 8-22 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed below; includes basic science requirements for ASHA certification) 54-56 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Credit Hours


1 The General Education program  contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by successful completion of the second semester of the intermediate level of the student’s chosen language (typically 232) or by placing out of that language through the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures’ placement test.

Major Requirements

Choose one of the following:

Basic Science Requirements

Requirement to meet basic science requirements for ASHA certification standards. Some graduate programs may have more specific requirements. Students are advised to check their programs of interest early to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

  • One course with BIO prefix Credits: 3.00-4.004
  • One course with either PHYS or CHEM prefix Credits: 3.00-4.004

Total: 54-56 Credit Hours


3 CSD students must take CSD 415; BIO 415 may not be substituted.

4 BIO, CHEM/PHYS, and MATH courses may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Recommended Schedule for Majors

First Year

Total: 30-31 Credit Hours

Second Year

Total: 30-33 Credit Hours

Third Year

Total: 30-33 Credit Hours

Total: 25-30 Credit Hours

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