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2018-2019 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         
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    
COMD 3200: Child Language Development    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   Upper Division Elective/COMD Related 3  
Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   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, FCHD 1500, PSY 1010, COMD 2400, COMD 2500, COMD 2600, and STAT 1040 or 1045

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

Students admitted to the ComDDE major must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Students planning to apply to graduate schools should carefully and honestly evaluate their potential for excelling in their coursework and maintaining a high GPA. Many graduate programs across the country, including USU, accept students with higher GPAs.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

COMD 3100: Speech Science   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 3500: Phonetics and Phonological Development   3     COMD 3120: Disorders of Articulation and Phonology   3    
COMD 5100: Language Science (CI)   3     COMD 3400: Hearing Science   3    
Upper Division Elective/COMD Related 3   COMD 4450: Assessment and Treatment of Communicative Disorders in the Pediatric Population   3    
      Upper Division Elective/COMD Related 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 5070: Speech Science   3    
COMD 5200: Language Assessment and Intervention for Children Birth to Age Five   3     COMD 5330: Aural Rehabilitation   3    
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course   3   Upper Division Elective/COMD Related 3  
Upper Division Elective/COMD Related  3   Upper Division Elective/COMD Related 3  
Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

 
Comments

Must maintain 3.0 GPA

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