Communication Sciences and Disorders

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 pathology.