Undergraduate Majors and Minors
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) houses the following majors:
LANGUAGE, SPEECH, AND HEARING SCIENCEs B.A.
The Bachelor of Arts in Language, Speech, and Hearing Sciences prepares students for graduate studies and/or work in communication sciences and disorders or related fields. This program includes required coursework in a variety of topics within communication sciences and disorders.
ASL INTERPRETING B.A.
The Bachelor of Arts in ASL Interpreting seeks to educate students to become sign language interpreters. The major includes instruction in both the theory and practice of sign language interpretation. A program of 49 credit hours is planned for the student majoring in ASL Interpreting. Students entering the major must demonstrate proficiency in ASL at the intermediate level prior to beginning the first semester of core courses in the major. Proficiency is demonstrated through successful completion of the ASL prerequisites courses.
Each major within CSD requires daytime hours, the programs cannot be completed online or evening only.
There are many career opportunities for graduates with concentrations in the CSD areas. Career resources can be found at the following sites:
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)