College of Education and Social Services
Communication Sciences and Disorders Major Concentration
(Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary and Physical Education)

Minimum of 30 credit hours required.

Complete 30 or More Hours from the Following Courses
ASL 001 American Sign Language I 4 cr. hrs.
ASL 002 American Sign Language II 4 cr. hrs.
ASL 195 Understanding Deaf Culture 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 022 Phonetics 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 094 Development of Spoken Language 3 cr. hrs.
CDS 101 Speech and Hearing Science 4 cr. hrs.
CSD 208 Cognition and Language 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 274 D2 Culture of Disability 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 287 D2 Mindfulness & Helping Skills 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 299 Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 cr. hrs.
CSD 313 Augmentative Alternative Communication 3 cr. hrs.
LING 080 Introduction to Linguistics or CSD 023 Linguistics for Clinicians 3 cr. hrs.
LING 096 Languages of the World 3 cr. hrs.
LING 135 D1 Language & Ethnicity 3 cr. hrs.
LING 162 American English Dialects 3 cr. hrs.
LING 166 Introduction to Syntax 3 cr. hrs.
LING 168 Introduction to Pragmatics 3 cr. hrs.
LING 169 Phonology & Morphology 3 cr. hrs.
LING 171 Intro to Psycholinguistics 3 cr. hrs.
LING 176 D1 African American English 3 cr. hrs.
LING 177 Second Language Acquisition 3 cr. hrs.
LING 178 Sociolinguistics 3 cr. hrs.
LING 196 Language & Arabic Culture 3 cr. hrs.
LING 272 Language, Gender and Sexuality 3 cr. hrs.
PSYS 001 General Psychology 3 cr. hrs.
PSYS 161 Developmental Psychology: Childhood 3 cr. hrs.
STAT 111 Elements of Statistics or STAT 141 Basic Statistical Methods* 3 cr. hrs.

*Although specific Linguistics courses are listed, ANY Linguistics course may be used to satisfy concentration requirements except NOT LING 081 and LING 165. As of Fall 2013, LING 081 and LING 165 may not be counted towards the concentration.
*May only take one Statistics course
*CSD 208 and 299: restricted to juniors and seniors
*CSD 313: Must have taken 9 credits in CSD; instructor permission required

Requirements for entrance into the CSD graduate program at UVM include completion 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. (UVM Catalogue, 2013-2014)

Revised July 2015