The undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders provides preparation in the normal processes of communication and its development, as well as in the identification and treatment of communication disorders for students whose career interests include audiology and speech-language pathology (See Program of Study for more information). In addition, the Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders provides a broad foundation in normal and disordered aspects of speech, language, and hearing for students who are interested in pursuing careers in discplines such as deaf education, speech science, hearing science, special education, and child development.
In addition to the coursework on the program of study the following are required.
- Must complete CSDS course work, Area F coursework and related field coursework with a C or better.
- Complete 10 hours of community service related to the field of communication sciences and disorders (includes conducting school hearing screenings) Volunteer Form
- Complete 25 hours of clinical observation supervised by ASHA CCC-holder Observation Hours Form
- Complete speech, language, and hearing screening at the RiteCare Center for Communication Disorders (Armstrong Center, Suite 20)
- Complete exit interview/meeting
It is institutional policy at Armstrong State University that there shall be no discrimination against any employee, student, or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or military status. The Communication Sciences and Disorders program adheres to this non-discrimination policy.