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BS in Communication Sciences & Disorders (52 credits)


Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • The student will demonstrate an understanding of principles of communication sciences & disorders, and linguistics.
  • The student will demonstrate knowledge of the principles of Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.
  • The student will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural bases.
  • The student will demonstrate knowledge of the nature of speech, language, hearing, and communication disorders and differences and swallowing disorders, including their etiologies, characteristics, anatomical/physiological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural correlates. Specific knowledge must be demonstrated in: Articulation; fluency; voice and resonance, including respiration and phonation; receptive and expressive language in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and manual modalities; hearing, including the impact on speech and language; swallowing; cognitive and social aspects of communication; and communication modalities.






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