Communication Sciences and Disorders B.S.
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Requirements for required courses in Area A1 through E.
|General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major||18|
|Survey of Chemistry I|
|Intro To Comm Disorders|
|Communication and Deafness|
|Intro Research in Health Prof|
|Health Issues and Resources|
|Anat/Phys Speech/Hearing Mech|
|Normal Speech/Lang Development|
|Intro to Audiology|
|Organ & Neuro Based Comm Disor|
|Speech Sound Disorders|
|Clinical Writing for the Health Professions|
|Clin Methods Speech/Lang Path|
|Additional Course Requirements||12|
|Survey of Gerontology|
|Introduction to Behavior Analysis|
|Principles of Behavior Change|
|Introduction to Special Education|
Select 12 credit hours of Electives
At least 6 hours of electives must be courses numbered 3000 or above.
|Introduction to Psychology (should be taken if not taken in Area E.)|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
Admission to the Bachelor of Science degree requires regular admission to Georgia Southern University. Students must be eligible for MATH 1001 and ENGL 1101.
Students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0. Students must also attain a grade of C or better in all required courses in Area F, the major courses, and related field courses. Students who receive a D or F in courses in Area F, the major courses, or related field courses are allowed to repeat these courses only once. Receiving a D or F in each of these courses more than once will result in dismissal from the Program. All students must complete the program exit examination during the last
semester of undergraduate study.
Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders
To graduate with Honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders, a student must:
- be admitted to the University Honors Program;
- successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Independent Study (CSDS 3470H) over three semesters;
- successfully complete and present an Honors Project prior to graduation;
- be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation
- Students are required to complete a speech, language, and hearing screening administered by the program.
- Students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program will interact with members of the community through required volunteer and clinical observation experiences. All students must demonstrate professional behaviors and adhere to the Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association.
- Students are required to obtain twenty-five clinical observation hours verified with a signature by a certified audiologist or speech-language pathologist as required by the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association.
- Students are also required to obtain 10 hours of volunteer activities that are unpaid and serve the University or the Community.
For questions regarding specific undergraduate program requirements, please contact the Waters College of Health Professions Student Success Center.