Communication Sciences and Disorders Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of biomedical, psychological, and physical principles to the study of the scientific bases, development, and treatment of speech, language, hearing, and cognitive communication problems caused by disease, injury, or disability. Includes instruction in language science, hearing science, speech and voice science, biology of communication, behavioral linguistics, psychology, and applications to the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies and technologies.

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Major

What Courses Do Communication Sciences and Disorders Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Communication Sciences and Disorders majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Hearing Science
  • Language Science
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Voice Science