Students pursuing the B.S. degree must complete all undergraduate courses listed here with the exception of CSD 385 , CSD 401 , and CSD 498 , and SPED 407 which are optional electives. Each student in the Department must earn a grade of C or better in all departmental courses. This policy applies to all CSD courses. If a grade below C is received in a required CSD course, the course must be repeated. Prerequisite courses must be passed with a C or better before subsequent courses may be taken. (For example, SLP majors must make a C or better in CSD 411-Introduction to Audiology before they can take CSD 471-Aural Rehabilitation . Other prerequisite courses are noted in the course listings.
In addition to the General Education Core and major requirements listed below, students must meet the following:
- Complete a Biology course toward the General Education Natural Science requirement
- Complete either a Chemistry or a Physics course toward the General Education Natural Science requirement.
- Complete PSYC 201 toward the General Education Social Science requirements.
Admission to the Junior Class
Admission to the junior class in the CSD Department is required for a student to continue toward a B.S. degree in SLP. Following are the requirements for admission to the CSD junior class:
- complete the required 60 hours for junior status;
- attain an overall GPA of 2.75 or better on all work attempted;
- complete specified courses in Speech-Language Pathology (CSD 101 , 253 , and 291 ) with a grade of C or better in each course;
- demonstrate appropriate social and behavioral attributes as identified in the CSD Junior Class policy documents: and
- once admitted, maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 or better and maintain appropriate social and behavioral attributes.
For cases in which a student’s graduation might be delayed due to limited course offerings, the department chair may substitute another CSD course for one of the three required for admissions to the junior class.
Note: CSD courses are only available to students who are declared SLP majors. However, CSD 101 is available to students who may be considering a major in Speech-Language Pathology and are seeking more information about the profession. CSD 385 and CSD 401 are also available to students outside the major.