Degree Information and Requirements

Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing

The curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Communication Disorders is designed to provide the undergraduate student with a broad introductory background to the normal processes of speech, language, hearing, and related functions, as well as a basic understanding of communicative pathologies and a familiarization with various approaches to their assessment and treatment. The curriculum provides the necessary academic preparation for graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology, where the achievement of professional competencies is the primary goal of coursework and supervised practicum.

Students are strongly advised to consult with academic advising about the content and sequence of their curriculum, especially where the choice and sequencing of electives are concerned.

There is no minor available in Communication Disorders. There is also no 5-year accelerated BS-MA program in speech-language pathology.