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. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions below to learn about the opportunities offered at GSU for students interested in the Speech Pathology profession.
This minor was developed to help students complete the prerequisite coursework required by the CSD Master’s Program at GSU.
Math and Natural Sciences (Area D): BIOL 1103K, PHYS 2030, MATH 1070
Social Science (Area E): PSYC 1101, 2040, 2103
Electives (Area J): SCOM 3000, 4410, 4440; CSD 4360, 4320; EXC 4020; PSYC 4400
You can take American Sign Language (ASL 1001, or EXC 4370) as a foreign language.
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.