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Communication Sciences and Disorders Major (B.S.C.S.D.)

Program Overview

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Ohio University ensures a well-rounded undergraduate education. Students develop skills and knowledge in scientific and humanistic areas, with a strong emphasis on communication abilities, scholarship, professionalism, service, and multicultural engagement. The curriculum integrates a sequence of interdisciplinary coursework with courses designed to provide a sound understanding of normal human communication processes and an introduction to speech-language pathology and audiology.

Additional information about the program for prospective and current students can be found at: https://people.ohio.edu/jeng/advising.html

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program:

  • Students will be able to identify factors contributing to typical and disordered speech and language processes.
  • Students will be able to identify factors contributing to typical and disordered hearing processes.
  • Students will be able to apply the knowledge of human communication processes to the evaluation of research and professional scope.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

    Opportunities Upon Graduation

    Well qualified students graduating from the program apply to graduate programs in communication sciences and disorders to prepare them to become speech-language pathologists and/or audiologists or to pursue a Ph.D. for a career in research and teaching.

      Academic Catalog

      The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
      Academic Catalog

      Program Details

      Degree
      Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Code
      BS5327

      Contact

      Administrative Contact

      Fuh-Cherng Jeng, coordinator of undergraduate education/contact person,
      jeng@ohio.edu