Bachelor of Arts in
Communication Sciences and Disorders
or Behavioral Sciences in Communication Sciences and Disorders
A minimum of 42 semester hours of courses from the department is required to receive a pre-professional major degree that prepares students for admission to an accredited master's program.
Students are provided with a strong academic foundation in preparation for assessing and treating individuals across the life span with communication disorders of articulation, language, voice, swallowing, and hearing in children and adults.
Students interact clinically with certified and licensed Speech Language Pathologists in a variety of settings as they evaluate and treat individuals of all ages with speech, language, and/or hearing problems resulting from: brain injury or stroke, cerebral palsy, cleft palate, development delay, mental retardation, fluency disorders, oral motor neuromotor deficits, vocal dysfunction, swallowing disorders, and auditory deficits or hearing loss.