Communication Disorders Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Notes:

  • two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required;
  • courses offered on a semester schedule.
Required Courses
CMSD 301SINTRODUCTION TO SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY3
CMSD 304SPHONETICS3
CMSD 320SSPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCES3
CMSD 321SANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SPEECH PRODUCTION3
CMSD 331SLANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT3
CMSD 357SLANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT3
CMSD 358SSPEECH SOUND DISORDERS3
CMSD 371SHEARING AND HEARING DISORDERS3
CMSD 372SAUDIOMETRY3
CMSD 422SNEUROANATOMY3
CMSD 441SASSESSMENT OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE3
CMSD 450SLANGUAGE AND LITERACY3
CMSD 451SNEUROGENIC COMMUNICATION DISORDERS3
CMSD 461SCLINICAL METHODS2
CMSD 473SAURAL REHABILITATION3
CMSD 480SINTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS3
CMSD 490SSENIOR CAPSTONE: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS3
Rotating Required Course–the student must take at least one of the following courses3
INTERVENTION FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS
VOICE AND RESONANCE DISORDERS
FLUENCY DISORDERS
SEMINAR
Required Supporting Courses–students majoring in CMSD must complete coursework in public speaking, biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics and the social/behavioral sciences. These courses should be taken prior to entering the CMSD major.
Total Credits53

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • apply foundational principles for assessment and intervention of disorders of hearing, speech, language and swallowing;
  • recall and relate the causes, characteristics and consequences of the disorders of hearing, speech, language and swallowing;
  • compare the content and sequence of the development of speech and language in children from birth through school-age;
  • describe the anatomical, physiological and psychological properties involved in the normal communication processes of hearing, speech, language and swallowing;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the physics of sound and the measurement of its dimensions, and be able to apply basic principles of acoustics to human hearing and speech;
  • illustrate insight into the communication disorders profession by participating in service learning opportunities.