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 Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
Elementary Statistics
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)10
LOPER 7 Social Science:
Satisfied by PSCI 110
LOPER 8: Natural Science
General Biology
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10)6
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Wellness (LOPER 11) 3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
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
Program Specific Requirements7
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Select one of the following:
Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry for the Health Sciences
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Science of Sound and Music
and Science of Sound and Music Laboratory
Major Option
Complete all required courses63
Unrestricted electives8
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 335Speech and Hearing Science3
CDIS 354Preschool Language Disorders3
CDIS 362Articulation Disorders3
CDIS 406Adult Communication Disorders3
CDIS 410Introduction to Audiology3
CDIS 415Aural Rehabilitation3
CDIS 420Research in Communication Disorders3
CDIS 435Neurological Foundations of Speech and Language 3
CDIS 470Professional Issues in Speech/Language Pathology3
CDIS 488Senior Seminar3
PSY 203General Psychology3
or SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
PSY 230Human Development3
or FAMS 150 Lifespan Development and the Family
Professional Electives
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
American Sign Language I
American Sign Language II
Clinical Practicum in Speech/Language Pathology
Special Topics
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
Introduction to Language Minority Students
Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching
Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities
Total Credit Hours63

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.


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