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2019-2020 General Catalog

Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (Online Only) - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

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Bachelor's Degree Requirements:

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

Freshmen:  Freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission as pre-ComDDE majors.

 

Transfer Students: Transfer students and USU students transferring from other USU majors qualify for the pre-ComDDE major if they meet the department's admissions requirements.

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS)   3    
PSY 1010: General Psychology (BSS)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)   3     HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3    
USU 1010: University Connections   1-3   Enroll in 2 credits COMD 2600: Introduction to Communication Disorders   3    
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course     3     Elective 3  
Comments

 

 

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 1010: Introduction to Chemistry (BPS)  OR PHYS 1200: Introduction to Physics by Hands-on Exploration (BPS)   3  OR 4       COMD 3010: American Sign Language I (CI)   4    
Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course    3   Quantitative Intensive (QI) Course   3-4  
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) Course    3  
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3   Elective 3  
Elective 3   Elective 3  
Comments

 

Comments

 

ComDDE Majors

Admissions Requirements for this Program

To advance from pre-ComDDE to the ComDDE major, students should meet with their advisor after the following requirements have been met:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Complete at least 45 semester credits

  • Complete the following courses: BIOL 1010, CHEM 1010 or PHYS 1200, HDFS 1500, PSY 1010, COMD 2600, and STAT 1040 or 1045

  • Degree-seeking students take 12 required COMD courses and one 3-credit Option COMD course

(Transfer students who have completed equivalent courses to those above that have been articulated by USU will be evaluated on those courses.)

In order to graduate with a degree in ComDDE, students admitted to the major must maintain a 3.0 Cumulative GPA and receive a grade of C- or better in All courses with a COMD prefix.  Acceptance into graduate programs is on a competitive basis. Students are selected on GPA in combination with other indicators of achievement. Students planning on graduate school in speech-language pathology, audiology, or deaf education should carefully and honestly evaluate their potential for excelling in their coursework and maintaining a high GPA.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

COMD 3200: Child Language Development   3    BIOL 2320: Human Anatomy  OR BIOL 2420: Human Physiology      4  OR 4   Not offered online at USU - Available at USU/Logan, USU/Brigham or may transfer equivalent course from another accredited university (check with advisor)
COMD 3400: Hearing Science   3    COMD 3100: Speech Science   3   
COMD 3500: Phonetics and Phonological Development     3    COMD 3600: Language Science (CI)   3   
COMD Option  3 One COMD Option Course required  COMD 4450: Assessment and Treatment of Communicative Disorders in the Pediatric Population   3   
Elective or COMD Option 3   Elective or COMD Option 3  
Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

COMD 3700: Basic Audiology   3    COMD 4500: Adult Communication Disorders   3    
COMD 4200: Clinical Methods (CI)   3    COMD 5330: Aural Rehabilitation   3    
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course   3   Elective or COMD Option 3  
COMD Option 3   Elective or COMD Option 3  
Elective or COMD Option 3     Elective or COMD Option 3  
Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

 
Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

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