Program of Study

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The Bachelor of Science with a major in communication sciences and disorders is a pre-professional course of study that prepares students for a graduate program in the field. The communication sciences and disorders course sequence proceeds in a sequential hierarchy of courses.

Undergraduate Progression

The following benchmarks are required for progression through degree program for the Bachelor of Science with a major in communication sciences and disorders. Students interested in majoring in communication sciences and disorders should contact Academic Advising and Support in the Armstrong Campus Student Success Center for advisement.

The program of study is a document that outlines the courses required in the major and the order in which they are taken.

Freshman Year

  • Recommended: Maintain 3.0 or better overall Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Meet with your WCHP advisor and begin tracking program of study
  • 30 semester hours completed

Sophomore Year

  • Recommended: Maintain 3.0 or better overall GPA
  • Meet with your WCHP advisor and continue tracking program of study
  • Take CSDS 1220

Junior Year

  • Recommended: Maintain 3.0 or better overall GPA
  • Meet with your WCHP advisor and continue tracking program of study
  • Begin blocked CSDS courses
  • Complete 10 hours of community service: Volunteer Form  due May 1st.
  • Begin 25 supervised hours of observation (ASHA requirement): Observation Hours Form due in senior year.
  • Completion of CSDS and related field coursework with a “C” or better
  • Plan for graduation
  • Take departmental speech, language and hearing screening
  • Apply for graduation. You must apply for graduation in your academic advisement center at least three (3) semesters before you anticipate completing your degree requirements.

Senior Year

  • Recommended: Maintain 3.0 or better overall GPA
  • Completion of CSDS and related field coursework with a “C” or better
  • Complete supervised observation hours; documentation due by April 15 for May grads and November 15 for December grads
  • Complete undergraduate program exit survey

Program Requirements

In addition to the coursework on the program of study the following are required.

    1. Must complete CSDS course work, Area F coursework and related field coursework with a C or better.
    2. Complete 10 hours of community service related to the field of communication sciences and disorders (includes conducting school hearing screenings) Volunteer Form
    3. Complete 25 hours of clinical observation supervised by ASHA CCC-holder Observation Hours Form
    4. Complete speech, language and hearing screening at the RiteCare Center for Communication Disorders (Armstrong Center, Suite 20)
    5. Complete exit interview/meeting

Note: It is the student’s responsibility to follow the benchmarks, initiate and maintain contact with their academic advisor. No exceptions to the requirements will be made.

 

Last updated: 1/12/2018

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