Communication Disorders Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science in Education

Offered by Department of Communication Disorders

Note: Licensure, teacher certification, and ASHA certification require a Master of Science in Education degree with a Speech-Language Pathology Major.

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Academic Writing and Research
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Select one of the following:
College Algebra
Plane Trigonometry
Finite Mathematics
Applied Calculus I
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Social Sciences6
Introduction to American Politics
General Psychology
Natural Sciences8
General Biology
Select one of the following:
Introductory Chemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence 1
TE 204Growth & Development/Introduction to Exceptionalities4
TE 206Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher3
TE 306Reading and Inclusion in K-12 Classrooms2
TE 319Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms 22
Major Option
Complete all required courses62
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Communication Disorders Core Requirements
CDIS 210Survey of Communication Disorders3
CDIS 215Introduction to Phonetics3
CDIS 252Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism3
CDIS 261Normal Language Development3
CDIS 311Clinical Methods and Procedures in Communication Disorders3
CDIS 312Field Experience in Communication Disorders1
CDIS 335Speech and Hearing Science3
CDIS 354Preschool Language Disorders3
CDIS 356Adolescent Language and Communication Disorders2
CDIS 362Articulation Disorders3
CDIS 406Adult Communication Disorders2
CDIS 410Introduction to Audiology3
CDIS 415Aural Rehabilitation3
CDIS 420Research in Communication Disorders3
CDIS 470Professional Issues in Speech/Language Pathology3
CDIS 488Senior Seminar3
PSY 230Human Development3
PSY 250Behavioral Statistics4
Professional Electives
Select 9 credit hours of the following:9
American Sign Language I
American Sign Language II
Clinical Practicum in Speech/Language Pathology
Introduction to Epidemiology
Medical Terminology
Counseling Skills
Introduction to Counseling and Social Advocacy
Special Topics (Medical and Psychological Aspects of Alcohol/Drug Use, Abuse and Addiction) 3
Psych of Motivation
Memory and Cognition
Adolescent Psychology
Adult Development and Aging
Introduction to Language Minority Students
Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching
Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities
Total Credit Hours60