Communication Disorders Degree
One out of every six Americans has a communication disorder ranging from stuttering to aphasia. The undergraduate degree in Speech Communication within the College of Arts and Sciences is the first in a continuum that can lead to the Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Frequently Asked Questions about the Speech Degree can be found here.
Math and Natural Sciences (Area D): Bio 1410, 1420, Phy 2030
Social Science (Area E): Psy 1010, 2020, 2030, 2040
Electives (Area J): CSD 4360, 4320 Psyc 1101
You can take American Sign Language (Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education and Communication Disorders ) as a foreign language and it will count for the Georgia State Communication Sciences and Disorders MS Program prerequisites.
Another good option for you to gain experience is by observing the activities developed by an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. You can contact the same places indicated above and ask if they provide the opportunity for observation hours.