The minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is offered by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health Sciences. The minor can complement many academic majors and provide students from various majors (such as allied healthcare, education, psychology, social work, and special education) with basic knowledge related to communication and swallowing disorders. The CSD minor may assist students from various majors to be better equipped to assist individuals with communication disorders.
Student Learning Outcomes
The student will:
Explain and apply knowledge of the developmental norms for speech/language acquisition.
Explain and apply knowledge of the theoretical and scientific foundations of CSD.
Explain and apply knowledge of speech, language, and hearing disorders across the lifespan.
Describe how individual, cultural, and linguistic differences contribute to understanding of language and communication.
Apply critical thinking, problem solving and logical reasoning skills to topics in CSD.