Communication Sciences and Disorders


The Communication Sciences and Disorders minor is appropriate for students with majors in computer science, education, engineering, health professions, linguistics, music, psychology, and special education.

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About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences works to improve the lives of people affected by communication and related disorders through excellence and innovation in clinical training, service, and research.


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The minor is open to all students except those majoring in communication sciences and disorders.

Courses that are required for the CSD major do not count toward a minor in CSD if the courses are required by the student’s home department.

Students applying for the minor should have a minimum 3.0 GPA and should plan the minor in consultation with the undergraduate coordinator.

Required Courses

SPA 3032Fundamentals of Hearing3
SPA 3101Speech Anatomy and Physiology3
SPA 4004Language Development3
Approved electives6
Total Credits15

Approved Electives

SPA 3003Phonetic Theory and Transcription3
SPA 3011Speech Acoustics3
SPA 4104Neural Basis of Communication3
SPA 4250Introduction to Speech Disorders3
SPA 4302Audiometry and Hearing Disorders3
SPA 4400Introduction to Language Disorders3