Minor Program

The minor in Communication Disorders is appropriate for undergraduate students who intend to pursue graduate work in this field. It consists of 18 credits of preprofessional coursework in Communication Disorders as well as other courses in math and science.

 Students from any major may register for these courses as early as their freshman year.

Prerequisite Courses

 

18 Credits

CODS 2620

Introduction to Communication Disorders

3

CODS 2640

Phonetics

3

CODS 3610

Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Swallowing Mechanisms

3

CODS 3660

Introduction to Language Disorders

3

CODS 3720

The Nature and Development of Language

3

CODS 4030

Articulation and Phonological Disorders

3

Corequisite

 

 

Psy 2100

Developmental Psychology

3

Recommended Electives

 

 

ENG 3300

Critical Writing

3

PSY 3300

Adult Development /Aging

3

OR

CMHL 3700

Concepts and Issues of Aging

3

PSY 3750

Cognitive Psychology

3

CODS 3670

Sign Language I

3

SPED 2010

Introduction to Exceptionalities

3

Students must also take each of the following:

  • 1 biological science(BIO 1140 Applied Anatomy & Physiology recommended)

  • 1 physical science (PHYS 1100-Introduction to Physics or PHYS 190-Acoustics and Sound recommended)

  • 1 statistics course