Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders is a discipline that focuses on the on understanding the processes of normal speech, language, and hearing, as well as assessing, diagnosing, and treating those with communicative disorders.  The curriculum enables students to develop the essential knowledge of communicative disorders based on scientific principles, skills, and approaches required for working with persons with a wide range of speech, language, and hearing problems of all ages. Please note that some of the careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Audiology Assistant
Hearing and Speech Scientist
Interpreter for the Deaf
Speech Assistant (B.A. degree only)
Speech - Language Educator
Speech - Language Pathologist
Speech Therapist
Teacher of Deaf and Hearing Impaired

Related Links in Communication Sciences and Disorders:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Speech-Language Pathologist
American Auditory Society
Explore Health

Where else can I find information?

USF Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online