B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Undergraduate Mission Statement:
The mission of the Bachelor of Science program in Communication Sciences and Disorders
is to provide students with an excellent academic and clinical education in normal
and disordered communication. Students engage in independent and cooperative learning
and demonstrate problem-solving in simulated and real clinical situations. Students
learn the importance of evidence-based ethical practice and are encouraged to participate
in professional activities. Graduates have the knowledge and skills to practice as
speech-language pathology assistants and to continue in graduate education.
The Communication Sciences and Disorders program offers undergraduate curriculum leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.S.).
The four-year curriculum prepares students to serve individuals with communication
disorders. Clinical practica are required. The program also offers curriculum and
clinical practica leading to a Master of Science degree with a concentration in speech-language