B.A. degree program in communication sciences and disorders
HEGIS code 1220
NYS SED program code 85189

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Program/Department Advisers

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
HAAS, TANNI J UG Advisor for Communication Arts 718-951-5000 xt 3276 3439 Boylan Hall thaas @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Mon. & Wed. 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Sass-Brown, Jennifer Lecturer 718.951.3414 4400A Boylan Hall jsass-brown @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Mon. 3:30-4:40 p.m., Tues. 9:15-10:15 a.m., and by appointment

 

These requirements will become effective as of Fall 2020 semester.
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Department requirements (47 credits)
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It is required that majors in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program attend a new majors meeting prior to declaring their major and recommended that students meet with a departmental advisor once a year thereafter.

Students may not offer more than six credits for a baccalaureate degree from Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 4270, 5271, 5272, and 5273.

The department chair may allow substitutions for one or more of these requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.

Students must complete all of the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1113, 1176, 1178, 1179, 2277, 2481, 2482; 2231, 2232, 3381, 4383, 5275W, Linguistics 2001, and
One of the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1619, 1635, or 4666.

Additionally, students who intend to pursue advanced degrees in speech-language pathology or audiology are encouraged to take courses that satisfy the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certification Standards. Courses in the areas of statistics (Psychology 3400 or its equivalent), physical sciences (Physics 1005/1100, Chemistry 1007 or an equivalent), and social/behavioral sciences (Psychology 1000 or its equivalent) are strongly suggested.
Program Policies: Students must maintain a "B" average in major courses, with no grade lower than a C. No course may be repeated more than once.

The program in Communication Sciences and Disorders comprises three tiers. Students must complete all courses within a given tier before advancing into the next.

Tier 1 (20 credits)
All of the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1113, 1176, 1178, 1179, and Linguistics 2001
One course from the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1619, 1635, or 4666

Tier 2 (16 credits)
All of the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 2277, 2231, 2232, 2481, and 2482

Tier 3 (11 credits)
All of the following: Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 3381, 4383, and 5275W