The goal of the communication sciences and disorders major is to educate professionals who are competent to help children and adults with communicative problems of speech, hearing, and language. The undergraduate program provides the foundation for the MS program, which is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation and meets the current requirements in speech language pathology for the Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech–Language-Hearing Association. Determination of the student’s program of study and the completion of all requirements for certification are the responsibility of the student and the advisor.
Enrollment in the following specified professional courses requires CSD major, completion of 57 credit hours, and an overall 3.0 GPA, including both K-State and KSIS-credited transfer coursework.
Students participate in observations of a variety of disorders and age groups in the KSU Speech and Hearing Center. Students may, on invitation of the faculty, participate in a supervised direct clinical experience at the KSU Speech and Hearing Center.
Bachelor’s degree requirements