Communication Sciences and Disorders Major, BA

(NYC)

The Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) major program introduces students to the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and offers them three options - all within the degree program's total degree credit minimum of 128 credits:   

non-teaching option:  introduction to the two fields and preparation for graduate graduate study

teaching option:  additional 14 credits of coursework needed to qualify for the Initial Certificate in Teaching Students with Speech and Learning Disabilities.

additional teaching option:  additional six credits of coursework needed to qualify for the Bilingual Extension of the Initial Certificate.

Requirements

University Core – (44-55)

Must include CSD 371 (AOK I) CSD 223 (AOK V), PSY 110 (AOK V), PSY 275 and PSY 315 (Inquiry and Exploration).

Recommended: MAT 134, BIO 220, and one physical science course.

Major Courses: Three Options

Non-Teaching Option: 44 cred.

Initial Teaching Certificate Option: 64 cred.

Combined Initial Teaching Cert./Bilingual Extension Option: 70 cred.

Required CSD Courses: ALL OPTIONS – (50)

CSD 140Introduction to Communication Disorders

3 credits

CSD 241Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

3 credits

CSD 251Early Language Development

3 credits

CSD 253Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

3 credits

CSD 256Phonetics

3 credits

CSD 270Introduction to Audiology

3 credits

CSD 321Professional Speech Workshop

3 credits

CSD 342Advanced Communication Disorders

3 credits

CSD 355Bilingual Speech-Language Development and Disorders

3 credits

CSD 356Hearing Science

3 credits

CSD 357Speech Science

3 credits

CSD 460Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology I

4 credits

CSD 461Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology II

4 credits

CSD 480Applied Research Methods for Communication Sciences and Disorder Majors

3 credits

Note that both CSD 460 and CSD 461 require a minimum 2.7 CQPA or 3.0 in the major.

Non-Teaching Option (56)

Required CSD Courses: ALL OPTIONS – (44)

Additional CSD and COM Courses for Non-Teaching Option - (6)

TWO of the following three courses:

COM 214Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

CSD 352Language Development and Disorders in School-Aged Children

3 credits

COM 372Counseling in CSD

3 credits

Open Electives (23-34)

Total Credit Hours: 128

Initial Teaching Certificate Option: (64)

Required CSD Courses: ALL OPTIONS (44)

Additional Required CSD and COM Courses for Initial Teaching Option (9)

CSD 352Language Development and Disorders in School-Aged Children

3 credits

CSD 353School Programs in Speech

3 credits

COM 214Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

or

COM 372Counseling in CSD

3 credits

Required TCH Courses (11)

TCH 211AProfessional Seminar II: Keeping Children Safe

0 credits

TCH 211BProfessional Seminar III

1 credits

TCH 201Education I: Understanding Schools

4 credits

TCH 497Student Teaching Seminar in Speech and Language Disabilities

6 credits

Open Electives (9-20)

Total Credit Hours: 128

Combined Initial Teaching Certificate and Bilingual Extension Option: (70)

Required CSD Courses: ALL OPTIONS (44)

Additional Required CSD and COM Courses for Combined Initial and Bilingual Extension Option: (9)

CSD 352Language Development and Disorders in School-Aged Children

3 credits

CSD 353School Programs in Speech

3 credits

COM 213Intercultural Communication

3 credits

Required TCH Courses w. Bilingual Extension – (17)

TCH 211AProfessional Seminar II: Keeping Children Safe

0 credits

TCH 211BProfessional Seminar III

1 credits

TCH 201Education I: Understanding Schools

4 credits

TCH 497Student Teaching Seminar in Speech and Language Disabilities

6 credits

TCH 351Foundations of Bilingual Education

3 credits

TCH 453Methods and Materials of Teaching in Pre K-6 in the Bi-Lingual Classroom

3 credits

Note: For the Bilingual Extension of the Initial Certificate, students must pass the State competency test in a language of choice.

Open Electives (3-14)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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