University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Requirements for Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor or Concentration

Students may elect to complete a minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Additionally, eligible students in the College of Education and Social Services have the opportunity to declare a concentration in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor

Requirements for the Communication Sciences and Disorders minor are outlined in the UVM Undergraduate Catalogue.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Concentration

Eligible students in the College of Education and Social Services may declare a concentration in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

For the concentration, a minimum of 30 credit hours must be taken from the following course list:

  • ASL 001 American Sign Language I (3 credits)
  • ASL 002 American Sign Language II (3 credits)
  • ASL 195 Understanding Deaf Culture (3 credits)
  • CSD 022 Phonetics (3 credits)
  • CSD 094 Development of Spoken Language (3 credits)
  • CSD 101 Speech and Hearing Science (4 credits)
  • CSD 208 Cognition and Language (3 credits)
  • CSD 287 D2: Mindfulness & Helping Skills (3 credits)
  • CSD 299 Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credits)
  • CSD 313 Augmentative Alternative Communication (3 credits)
  • LING 080 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits) or CSD 023 Linguistics for Clinicians (3 credits)
  • LING 096 Languages of the World (3 credits)
  • LING 135 D1: Language & Ethnicity (3 credits)
  • LING 162 American English Dialects (3 credits)
  • LING 166 Introduction to Syntax (3 credits)
  • LING 168 Introduction to Pragmatics (3 credits)
  • LING 169 Phonology & Morphology (3 credits)
  • LING 171 Introduction to Psycholinguistics (3 credits)
  • LING 176 D1: African American English (3 credits)
  • LING 177 Second Language Acquisition (3 credits)
  • LING 178 Sociolinguistics (3 credits)
  • LING 196 Language & Arabic Culture (3 credits)
  • LING 272 Language, Gender and Sexuality (3 credits)
  • PSYS 001 General Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYS 161 Developmental Psychology: Childhood (3 credits)
  • STAT 111 Elements of Statistics or STAT 141 Basic Statistical Methods* (3 credits)

Notes:

*Although specific Linguistics courses are listed, any linguistics course may be used to satisfy concentration requirements except LING 081 and LING 165. As of fall 2013, LING 081 and LING 165 may not be counted towards the concentration.

*Only one Statistics course may be taken.

*CSD 209 and 299 are restricted to seniors.

*CSD 313 pre-requisite: Must have taken 9 credits in CSD and instructor permission is required.

Requirements for entrance into the CSD graduate program at UVM include complete of courses equivalent to: CSD 023 (Linguistics for Clinicians) OR LING 080 (Introduction to Linguistics), CSD 094 (Development of Spoken Language), CSD 101 (Speech and Hearing Science), CSD 022 (Phonetics) OR LING 165 (Phonetic Theory and Practice), CSD 281 (Cognitive Neuroscience) and a course in Statistics.

Revised November 2014



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