Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Academic Coursework

Required Courses

All students are required to take the following courses (15 courses; 39 academic hours):

  • CSD 402 - Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Foundations (4 credit hours)
  • CSD 403 – Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Differential Diagnosis (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 404 – Cognition & Language Across the Lifespan: Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 406 – Lanuage for Learning and Literacy (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 409 – Introductio to Research (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 410 – Neurobasis of Communication Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 412 – Speech Sound Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 413 – Assessment and Management of Voice and Resonance Disorders (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 414 – Dysphagia (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 420 - Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infants and Children (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 418 - Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 422 - Assessments Across the Lifespan (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 432 - Professional Issues (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 451 -- Counseling for Communication Disorders (2 credit hours)
  • CSD 460 -- Augmentative and Alternative Communication (2 credit hours)

Typical length of time to complete the MS-SLP program

  • Full-time with a CSD undergraduate major is 6 semesters
  • Full-time without a CSD undergraduate major is 8 semesters

Sample Plan of Study

** plan may vary