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2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS


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Chair:

Karen A. Doherty, Ph.D.
621 Skytop Road
Suite 1200
315-443-9637

Contact:

csd@syr.edu

Faculty

Karen Doherty, Kimberly Lamparelli, Soren Lowell, Linda Milosky, Joseph Pellegrino, Jonathan Preston, Beth Prieve, Ellyn Riley, Victoria Tumanova and Kathy Vander Werff, plus adjunct instructor, Bonnie Hulslander, and Emeritus Professors, Mary Louise Edwards and Raymond Colton

The program in communication sciences and disorders provides students with a broad education in human communication sciences and disorders. Students may participate in clinical experiences in the Gebbie Speech-Language- Hearing Clinics. The program prepares students for graduate study in speech language pathology and audiology and other related fields in health, education, and science. Interested students have the opportunity to participate in research in faculty laboratories.

A master’s degree is required to practice speech pathology, and a clinical doctoral degree (Au.D.) is required to practice audiology. Minimally, a student will need a 3.0 GPA to be considered for these graduate programs. Many graduate programs require a higher GPA.

Degree Awarded:


Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Total Credits required:

120

Prerequisites for admission into the major:

Students interested in this major should contact the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at csd@syr.edu as early as possible. Students are formally admitted to the major after consulting a department advisor on a plan of study and successfully completing CSD 212  with a B or better, or by petition.

A master’s degree is required to practice speech pathology, and a clinical doctoral degree (Au.D.) is required to practice audiology. Minimally, a student will need a 3.0 GPA to be considered for these graduate programs. Many programs require a higher GPA.

Major Requirements


The B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders requires students to fulfill the quantitative skills requirement for the liberal arts core and to complete 34 credits in CSD courses, plus 12-13 non-CSD credits that can also be counted towards the Liberal Arts Core, as outlined below. (Total 46-47 credits)

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