Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Sciences and Disorders (B.S.)

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

General requirements (36-37 credit hours)

Humanities electives (6 credit hours)

Social sciences (6 credit hours)

Sciences (7 credit hours)

One of the three courses must include a laboratory.

Biological science electives

Physical science electives

Quantitative studies (6 credit hours)

Integrative Health and Human Sciences core courses (3 credit hours)

Professional Studies (68 credit hours)

(Grades of C or higher required)

Professional electives (23 credit hours)

In consultation with advisor, select 23 hours of professional elective credit hours related to academic and professional goals.  Student are encouraged to consider minors, certificates, and career track options identified by CSD academic advisor.

Electives List available at: https://www.hhs.k-state.edu/ahs/academics/undergrad-degrees.html

Unrestricted electives (15-16 credit hours)

Total hours required for graduation (120)