Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS


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Program Code: 820A Department Chair: Dr. Gail Donaldson
CIP Code: 51.0201 828-262-7182   donaldsongs@appstate.edu
Non-Teaching Program Director: Dr. Jennifer Buff
  828-262-6065   buffjc@appstate.edu
  comdis.appstate.edu

Semester One [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours

Min Grade

Major GPA

Important Notes

UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        First Year Seminar
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
STT 1810 , STT 2810 , or STT 2820   C Yes Complete Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy with STT 2820  (STT 1810  and STT 2810  require additional 1 hour QL course)
BIO 1201 - Biology in Society I (3)    C Yes Begins Gen Ed Science Inquiry

 

Semester Two [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours

Min Grade

Major GPA

Important Notes

RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)        First Year Writing
CSD 2259 - Communication Disorders (3)   B Yes  
Gen Ed Wellness Literacy (2)     Wellness Literacy
Gen Ed Liberal Studies (3)     Liberal Studies
BIO 1202 - Biology in Society II (3)   & BIO 1203 - Biology in Society Laboratory (2)   B Yes Complete Gen Ed Science Inquiry

 

Semester Three [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CSD 2260 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism (3)   B Yes  
PSY 2210 - Psychology of Human Growth and Development (3)    C Yes  
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)        Sophomore Writing
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Complete Gen Ed Integrative Learning

 

Semester Four [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min
Grade
Major
GPA
Important Notes
CSD 2300 - Professional Issues in CSD (1)   C Yes  
CSD 2361 - Phonetics (3)   C Yes  
CSD 2366 - Communication Development (3)   C Yes  
CSD 2766 - Neuroanatomy and Physiology (3)   C Yes  
Free Elective (3)      
Academic Interest Area (3) C   CSD Advisor Approval Required for AIA

 

Semester Five [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Required Science Course for Major (4) C Yes PHY 1812  or PHY 1814 ; CHE 1101  and CHE 1110  
CSD 3084 - Acoustics and Speech Science (3)   C Yes  
CSD 3164 - Audiology (3)   C Yes  
CSD 3201 - Language Disorders in Children (3)    C Yes  
Academic Interest Area (3) C   CSD Advisor Approval Required for AIA

 

Semester Six [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
CSD 3202 - Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan (3)   C Yes  
CSD 3350 - Evaluating Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders (3) [WID]   C Yes Writing in the Discipline
Major Elective (3) C Yes  
Academic Interest Area (3) C   CSD Advisor Approval Required for AIA

Semester Seven [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Gen Ed (3)     Complete Gen Ed Liberal Studies
Academic Interest Area (3) C   CSD Advisor Approval Required for AIA
CSD 4162 - Structural Analysis of Language (3)   C Yes  
CSD 4662 - Management of Hearing Disorders (3)   C Yes  
Free Elective (1)      

 

Semester Eight [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Academic Interest Area (3) C Yes CSD Advisor Approval Required for AIA
CSD 4100 - Introduction to Clinical Processes and Procedures (3)   or CSD 4845 - Theatre and Therapy (3)   C Yes  
CSD 4850 - Language and Cognitive Disorders in Adults (3) [CAP]   C Yes Capstone
Free Elective (3)      
Free Elective (1)      

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing  Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000 and RC 2001 3.20

3.20

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes - Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4 STT 1810 , STT 2810 , or STT 2820  (STT 2820  recommended if no prior quantitative literacy credit exists)
Sophomore Writing 3  
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines
Science Inquiry 8 Recommend BIO 1201 , BIO 1202 , BIO 1203  or PHY 1812 , PHY 1814  

 

Additional Notes


  • CSD GPA requirements: 3.2 cumulative GPA required for declaration, 3.2 cumulative GPA required for retention, and 3.2 cumulative GPA required for graduation. The Beaver College of Health Sciences requires a minimum 2.0 major GPA for graduation.
  • CSD grade requirements: All CSD majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each required course in the major, and a minimum grade of “B” (3.0) for CSD 2259  and CSD 2260 .
  • Students may repeat a CSD course only once. Students may repeat only two CSD courses throughout the program.
  • Visit http://comdis.appstate.edu/undergraduate-admissions for more information about minimum standards to declare major in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
  • Students must abide by the department’s Professional Dispositions, Behaviors and Essential Functions policy described in the student handbook at https://comdis.appstate.edu/students/student-handbooks-and-forms.
  • 18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at App State.
  • 50 s.h. must be earned from a Senior Institution and 25% of the degree hours must be in residency at App State.
  • As stated in the catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.

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