Bachelor's in CSD Curriculum and Courses

Major in Communication Sciences and Disorders - 53 credits

(Min. at Elms College: 36 cr./Min. GPA: 3.0)

All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders Requirements

ASD 301 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
CSD 103  Sign Language I
CSD 104  Sign Language II
CSD 200 Professional Communication in CSD
CSD 201 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSD 202 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism 
CSD 203 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism II
CSD 204 Phonetics and Phonology 
CSD 207 Introduction to Linguistics 
CSD 301 Hearing Science
CSD 304 Speech Science
CSD 305 Normal Language Development 
CSD 306 Audiology 
CSD 307 Observational Methods and Procedures  (4)
CSD 308 Diagnostic Procedures 
CSD 403 Bases of Intervention 
CSD 405 Aural Rehabilitation 
CSD 410 Seminar in Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSD 412 Rehab. of Artic Disorders
CSD 413 Rehab. of Language Disorders 
CSD 414 Counseling Methods in Communication Disorders 
CSD 420 Neuroscience 

Students may enroll in one or more clinical practicum only with permission of the program director.

CSD 408 Clinical Practicum in Schools I 
CSD 408L Clinical Practicum in Schools I Lab (1 Credit)
CSD 415 Clinical Practicum in Schools II 
CSD 415L Clinical Practicum in Schools IL Lab (1 Credit)

Additional Course Requirements 30 credits
BIO 105, 106, 121, 122, or 215
MAT 108, 109, 120, or 131 
PHI 242 Everyday Ethics OR
PHI 248 Health Care Ethics (Recommended)
One physical science course 
PSY 101 General Psychology 
PSY 202 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 
PSY 204 Human Behavior Social Environment 
REL 214, 215, 302 World Religions 
* Subject to change
Students must also complete all core course requirements of the college.


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Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kathryn James