Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Health and Human Sciences

Southeastern's Communication Sciences and Disorders program provides students with the academic coursework and clinical skills and training required for licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA). It also prepares students for further study at the graduate level.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Acoustics
  • Audiology
  • Health sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Psychology
  • Sign language interpreter
  • Special education teacher
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
Types of Employers
  • Early intervention programs
  • Private practice
  • Schools
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Clinical experiences in the department's on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

  • Two semesters of clinical experiences that provide the required number of clinical contact hours for licensure as an SLPA

  • Fifty-four hours of CSD coursework including two diagnostic classes, six hours of clinical methods and a course in voice and fluency disorders

  • Faculty that have received high student evaluations and state, national and international recognition

  • Opportunities for funded student research and professional development

  • Integration of technology for classroom instruction and clinical practice

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

RELATED DEGREES
  • Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)


Contact Information

csd@southeastern.edu

985-549-2214

Fax: 985-549-5030

Mailing address: SLU 10879, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Campbell Hall, Room 102

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