Communicative Sciences and Disorders ~ B.A. Requirements

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD ~ 42 credit hours)

Bachelor of Arts

All of the following:
CSD 220 Introduction to Communicative Disorders (3)
CSD 230 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (3)
CSD 240 Phonetics (3)
CSD 310 Child Language Development (3)
CSD 330 Speech and Hearing Sciences (3)
CSD 334 Evaluation Procedures in Speech and Language Pathology (3) 
CSD 340 Evaluation Procedures in Audiology (3)
CSD 350 Speech Sound Disorders (3)
CSD 412 Clinical Methods and Supervised Observation (3)
CSD 485 Clinical Practicum in Communicative Sciences and Disorders (3) 


Required supporting courses:

PSYC 156 Introduction to Psychology: Culture and Systems (3) or
PSYC 157 Introduction to Psychology: Science for the Citizen (3) and
PSYC 324 Statistics in Psychology (3) Or other Statistics Course and
PSYC 305 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3) 

Students must also complete 3 elective credits as determined with their academic advisor:

One of the following:
PSYC 325 Research Methods in Psychology (4)
PSY 43455 Psycholinguistics (at Notre Dame) (3)
PSY 43271 Autism (at Notre Dame) (3)
CSD 224 Sign Language (3)
CSD 490 Special Topics (3)


Senior Comprehensive:
The Senior Comprehensive is fulfilled by successful completion of a portfolio containing an extensive review of the literature on a communicative disorder, therapy plans and a treatment summary for an assigned client. 

Effective for the entering class of 2016:

In order to be officially accepted into the communicative sciences and disorders major at the end of the sophomore year a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum prerequisite CSD GPA of 3.25.