Communication Disorders and Sciences Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences:

Required courses:

CDS 250Speech and Language Development

3

CDS 268Phonetics

3

CDS 280Speech-Language Pathology I

3

CDS 310Speech and Hearing Mechanism

3

CDS 316Speech Science

3

CDS 322Hearing Problems and Tests

3

CDS 323Speech Sound and Language Disorders

3

CDS 398Clinical Methods in Evaluation

3

CDS 399Clinical Methods in Intervention

3

CDS 410Clinical Procedures: Observation and Analysis

3

CDS 418Speech-Language Pathology II

3

CDS 419Aural Habilitation and Rehabilitation

3

Total Credit Hours:36

NOTE:

  • Other course content (usually taken in an undergraduate program) required for application for ASHA certification: biology, chemistry or physics, statistics, social science or psychology.
  • Other course content required for application for New York State Department of Education initial certification for TSSLD certificate:
  • Literacy acquisition, a foreign language other than English, language acquisition, and in learning processes of motivation, communication and classroom management of students with disabilities and autism. Seminars in: 1) child abuse reporting and abduction prevention, 2) alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse prevention, 3) fire safety, 4) school violence protection, and 5) DASA.
  • A course within the program is allowed to be retaken under the following conditions:
    • A student earned a D+ or lower grade and must have permission of the course instructor;
    • A student may retake the class one time only.

Total Credit Hours: 36