Communicative Sciences - Speech-Language Pathology Option, B.A.


Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
Communicative Sciences – Speech-Language Pathology

1. Major requirements (47 units)
CSDS 80, CSDS 91, CSDS 95, CSDS 101, CSDS 102, CSDS 103, CSDS 105, CSDS 107, CSDS 109, CSDS 110, CSDS 114, CSDS 115, CSDS 116, CSDS 117, CSDS 128, CSDS 131, CSDS 172

2. General Education requirements (48 units)

3. Other requirements (9 units)
American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2), Multicultural and International (MI), and Upper-division writing

4. Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies)
Courses may be used to satisfy credential requirements or a minor in another field. See advising notes 4 and 5 for recommended electives.

5. Total units (120)**

** G.E. and MI courses can be double-counted with major requirements.  See advisor for details.

Advising Notes

  1. CR/NC grading is not permitted for CSDS majors for any coursework required in the major, with the exception of clinical courses. (See course descriptions.)
  2. General Education and elective units may be used toward a double major or minor (see Double Major or departmental minor). Consult the appropriate department chair, program coordinator, or faculty advisor for further information.
  3. Students in CSDS 110, CSDS 162, CSDS 163, CSDS 164, and other clinical, internship, and student teaching courses are required to show health certification that they are free from tuberculosis and rubella, and to purchase student clinic malpractice insurance for the clinical courses (see the University Speech and Hearing Clinic director for details).
  4. A statistics course is a prerequisite to CSDS 200, which is typically taken the first semester of graduate work. It is recommended that students take statistics as an undergraduate elective prior to applying to graduate school.


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