General Requirements

2009/2010 Undergraduate Catalog

A major in the Communicative Disorders for the B.A. degree requires 36 semester hours including Communication Sciences and Disorders 201, 205, 211, 216, 301, 316, 351, 356, 405, 495, and 6 additional hours as specified by the student’s adviser. The B.S. in communicative disorders is considered pre-professional training, as graduate study is necessary to qualify for certification by the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association in speech-language pathology or audiology.

Prescribed Studies

  • English (12 hours) 101-102 (6 hrs.) and any one course ranging from English 221-226 (3 hours) and English 250 (3 hours)
  • Language (12 hours) 101-102 and/or 201-202
  • Natural Science (9 hours) 2 semesters of Biology with labs (Biology must be in sequence). Three hours of Physical Science (Astronomy, Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, and Geological Engineering).
  • History (6 hours).
  • Fine or Performing Arts (3 hours) Art, music, dance, and theater arts – no studio or workshop courses
  • Humanities (3 hours) Afro-American Studies, Classical Civilization, Philosophy, Religion, Southern Studies or Gender Studies
  • Math (6 hours) 115, 120, 121, 123, 125, 261, 262, 267
  • Social or Behavioral Science (6 hours) Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Latin American Studies