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B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Transfer Students Track

B.S. Program Summary (Downloadable PDF)
Core Curriculum 21 hours
Required General Education Courses 18 hours
Other Gen Ed Courses 37 hours
Education/Psychology Cognates 6 hours
Other Electives 38 hours
Total 120 hours

Major Requirements for Transfers (22 credit hours)

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses in bold are required for graduation. Elective courses that are highly recommended for entry into the graduate program are included in the suggested sequence of courses. General education courses, educational/psychology cognates, and additional CSD electives are listed below:

Year One, Fall
SLP 160 Intro to Communication Disorders 3
SLP 305 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing 3

SLP 340 Language Sciences

Year One, Spring
SLP 140 Communication Disorders in Society 1
SLP 303 Physics of Sounds 3
SLP 370 Early Speech and Language Development 3
SLP 371 Early Speech and Language Analysis 1
SLP 402 Phonetics 3

Year Two, Fall
SLP 470 Later Language Development 3
SLP 471 School-age Analysis of Speech and Language 1
SLP 612 Principles of Intervention for Speech and Language Disorders 3
**SLP 615 Intro to Clinical Procedures

Year Two, Spring
SLP 464 Audiology 4
SLP 610 Principles of Evaluation and Assessment 3
SLP 615 Introduction to Clinical Procedures 2
*SLP 617 Undergraduate Clinic 1

*SLP 617 Clinical Practicum-Enrollment will usually be Spring only. Application Required.
** SLP 615 Introduction to Clinical Procedures-Enrollment one semester only. Application required.

Required General Education Courses (18 credit hours)
PSY 100 General Psychology 3
PHYS 102 Physical Science (consider lab) 3
BIOL 100 Human Biology (consider lab) 3
MATH 110 College Algebra 3
MATH 250 Elements of Statistics 3
IDS 350 Diversity in the United States 3

Education Cognates (6 credit hours)
TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development
PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology 3
TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students 3

Other CSD Electives
SLP 320 Basic Sign Language 3
SLP 414 Independent Study in Communication Sciences and Disorders 1-3
SLP 420 Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder 3
SLP 440 Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder 3
SLP 450 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Communication 3
SLP 663 Managing Hearing Loss in Children and Adults 3
SLP 664 Hearing Loss in Older Adults 2
SLP 665VA Communication Disorders in Aging 2
SLP 672 Problems in Speech Language Pathology 1-3
SLP 682 Readings in Speech Language Pathology 1-3
BIO 245 Medical Terminology

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