The BS in Communication Disorders program will prepare you for paraprofessional employment in the fields of audiology and speech pathology or graduate study in speech-language pathology, audiology, or related areas. You may combine your interests in health and liberal arts with minors in Psychology and/or Science or combine your interests in health and communication by completing a minor in Health Communication, Political Communication, Journalism, Leadership & Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, or Management Communication.
Transfer students entering Emerson later than the first semester of their junior year should expect to enroll for at least an additional term to meet degree requirements.
Recommended Sequence of Courses for the Undergraduate CD Major
||American Sign Language I
||Introduction to Communication Disorders
||Speech and Hearing Anatomy and Physiology
||Survey of Speech Disorders
||Survey of Language Disorders
Students majoring in CD are advised to take the following courses to fulfill their General Education requirements and/or satisfy the academic requirements for their future certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
||Images of the Disabled
|One Biological Science course: 4 credits
|One Physical Science course: 4 credits