Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
The bachelor of science in communication sciences disorders is a pre-professional course of study that prepares students for a graduate program in the field. The communication sciences and disorders course sequence proceeds in a sequential hierarchy of courses. (See Program of Study for more information.) The entry level degree in the field is the Master's degree. Because admission to graduate (Master's degree) programs in the field are very competitive, students are advised to maintain a cumulative overall grade point average of at least 3.0. All students must complete a graduate training program in communication sciences and disorders to be eligible for certification and/or licensure.
We also offer post-baccalaureate studies in communication sciences and disorders. This program is specifically for the student who holds a bachelor's degree in another field, and wishes to prepare for a graduate program in communication sciences and disorders.
Criminal Background Checks
Clinical agencies utilized by the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders may require criminal background checks and/or drug testing prior to acceptance of the student into clinical facilities. Students who do not pass the criminal background check and/or drug test may be unable to attend clinical courses and therefore may be unable to complete their program of study. Any fee or cost associated with background checks and/or drug testing are the responsibility of the student.