Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Undergraduate Programs

Elizabeth Lidov Wants To Help Those with Communication Disorders

Communucation Disorders major Elizbeth Lidov takes courses in language acquisition, anatomy and physiology, American Sign Language, survey of speech, survey of language, and speech science to prepare her for a career as a speech pathologist or an audiologist. (Filmed and edited by Emerson students.)

The Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders degree provides the academic basis for graduate study in audiology and speech-language pathology, as well as the skills and knowledge you would need to work as a paraprofessional in a range of settings. Courses in math, science, psychology, and American Sign Language provide a broad, rich perspective on both the physiological and social aspects of human communication—giving you the tools to make a difference in people’s lives as you chart an exciting future in a fast-growing field.

Daniel Kempler
Dr. Daniel Kempler teaches students about voice disorders.

The Stages of Language

CSD student Emily Skibo studies phonetics and language acquisition. Watch now »

Helping Stroke Patients

CSD's Joanne Lasker helped develop an assessment tool to aid stroke patients with speech problems. Watch now »