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Have you ever wondered why someone stutters, or why a small child cannot pronounce her letters the way she should? Have you seen the challenges a grandparent faced after a stroke and wished you knew how to help? If choosing a career that makes a big impact in people's lives is appealing to you, consider a degree in Communication Disorders.
The Department of Communication Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in speech-language pathology (SLP), a degree that leads to a rewarding career. As a speech-language pathologist, you can give back to the community by helping individuals of all ages who experience communication delays and disorders.
As a major, you will learn about the characteristics of speech and the communication problems that can occur at any age. After you learn about the science of speech-language-hearing disorders, you will have the opportunity to put your classroom knowledge into practice, utilizing both traditional and new interventions with real people who present with real communication disorders.
As a student in the Department of Communication Disorders, you will:
For more information on the department, feel free to explore the department's Web site, or contact us for more information.
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