College of Communication
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Bachelor of Arts

Major in Communication Sciences & Disorders

 

General Requirements

Course # Course Title         Hours
FYS 101 First Year Seminar 3
FYS 102 First Year Seminar 3
GHS 202-209 Global and Historical Studies (2 semesters - 3 credits per semester) 6
PWB 101 Physical Well Being (no substitutions)

1

Total ___________________________________________________________

13

University Core Areas of Inquiry

Course # Course Title         Hours
TI Texts & Ideas 3
PCA Perspectives in the Creative Arts 3
SW Social World 3
NW Natural World 5
AR Analytic Reasoning 3-5
BCR Butler Cultural Requirement (non-credit; see Butler Bulletin)

 

Total ___________________________________________________________

17-19

CCOM Requirements

Course # Course Title         Hours
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
SW 266 Media Literacy 3
Communication and Culture course From approved list 3
Foreign Language courses Language of Choice (6 hours of credit at the 200 or 300 level; courses are offered at the 100 level for students in need of preparation for more advanced study. Although 100 level courses do not satisfy the foreign language requirement, they do count toward the degree.  6
Total ___________________________________________________________ 15

Program Requirements

Course # Course Title         Hours
CSD 231 Introduction to Communication Sciences & Disorders 3
CSD 240 Phonetics 3
CSD 332 Language Development 3
CSD 333 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing 3
CSD 334 Speech Science 3
CSD 335 Phonological Development and Disorders 3
CSD 336 Fundamentals of Audiology 3
CSD 356 Communication Research Methods 3
CSD 358 Communication Ethics 3

 

CSD Electives (take 9 credit hours)

Course # Course Title         Hours
CSD 238S American Sign Language 3
CSD 239S American Sign Language 4
CSD 337 Clinical Procedures
CSD 339 Linguistics

 

CSD 360S Communication Science
CSD 399 Directed Research in Communication Disorders
CSD 401 Independent Study
CSD 404 Communication Internship
CSD 433 Aural Rehabilitation
CSD 436 Neurogenic Communication Disorders
CSD 460 Butler Aphasia Community
CSD 481 Topics in Communication Science Disorders - Speech Perception; Pediatric Audiology
Total ___________________________________________________________

9

Additional Requirements

Butler Core Curriculum (30-35 Credit Hours)

Concentration or Minor (12-24)

  • Minimum requirement: 12 credit hours of a concentration (must be outside of the primary major) or as approved by the Program Chair or Advisor
  • A Minor is recommended; may be within CCOM but not in the same program
  • A second major fulfills this requirement

Free Electives (16-32 Credit Hours)

125 Credit Hours are required for Graduation.