The rules listed on this page are specific to the 2012-2014 catalog year. Rules for previous catalogs can be found on the degree checklists (below).
The Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree comprises 120 credit hours.
A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts.
A minimum of 32 and maximum of 43 hours of Communication Sciences and Disorders coursework. At least 15 of these hours must be upper-division.
College of Communication requirements
Second year proficiency, or its equivalent, in a foreign language.
Six hours of Communication courses outside your major.
Three hours Communication and Culture coursework.
Students should choose courses in the core curriculum and in the major requirements that also fulfill their major department's Flag requirements. The Flags required for Communication Sciences and Disorders students are:
Electives are used to bring a student's total hours to 120.
Elective courses frequently taken by Communication students can be found here.
Students can also fill elective hours by declaring a minor or by completing a concentration, certificate program, or other Academic Enrichment activity.
Communication Sciences and Disorders: 2012-2014 Catalog
Communication Sciences and Disorders: 2010-2012 Catalog
Communication Sciences and Disorders: 2008-2010 Catalog
Communication Sciences and Disorders: 2006–2008 Catalog
Communication Sciences and Disorders: 2004-2006 Catalog
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders fact sheet (pdf)
The Undergraduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders offers three areas of specialization:
Communication Sciences and Disorders students many not take more than 49 hours in the College of Communication.
At least 15 hours of major-specific coursework must be upper-division.
Rules to Live By
No core curriculum requirement, foreign language course, or course in the College of Communication may be taken on a pass/fail basis.
Only 15 hours of non-Communication electives may be taken on a pass/fail basis.
24 of the last 30 hours for the degree must be taken in-residence.
Students must take at least 36 upper-division credit hours.
At least 60 hours for the degree must be taken in-residence.
A minimum GPA of 2.25 is required to take any upper-division courses in the College of Communication.
A grade of C or better is required in every Communication course taken in order to count toward your degree unless otherwise specified by the department.
A minimum of a 2.0 UT and Communication GPA is required to graduate.
Only 12 hours of transfer credit in the major will count toward the degree.