2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Sciences and Disorders Major (B.S.)

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The four-year curriculum in the CSDS program is built on a foundation of rigorous academics and code of values. Our faith-based academic coursework focuses on service, leadership and critical thinking skills. Interprofessional education experiences with students and faculty from other health care disciplines are also a key component of the program. Students will have service opportunities to work alongside professionals in the community to learn by experience, working with children and adults who exhibit communication disorders.

The four-year program in communication sciences and disorders prepares the student for entry into graduate degree programs such as the master of science in speech language pathology, or the doctor of audiology degree, which prepares the student for practice in the profession.

General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27-35 Credits

BIOL 110 (4)  PLUS one course in Physics or One course in Chemistry from the Gen Ed List  (4)

Communication Sciences and Disorders Major: 59-60 Credits

General Electives: 11-20 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

 *If MATH 210  taken to satisfy statistics requirement in the major, a different MATH course must be taken to satisfy the general education requirement.

**Traditional students may take any CSDS prefix for CSDS electives. Fast-Track BS to MS-SLPA students may be required to take SLPA 500, 501, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 509, 511, 604, 609 as their electives.

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