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Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD Major/Minor Curriculum

Communication is a fundamental human right and plays a central role in the dignity and value of human life. Therefore, the Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) Program is dedicated to educating students so that they may assist those who experience communication disorders.

Major

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) Major 36 Required Credit Hours

The CSD Program gives students the strong academic and experiential background they need for success in graduate school. Students are prepared to choose graduate studies in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech science.

Required Courses (27 hours)

CSD 231                     Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD 240                     Introduction to Phonetics

CSD 332                     Language Development

CSD 333                     Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Hearing

CSD 334                     Speech and Hearing Science

CSD 335                     Phonological Development & Disorders

CSD 336                     Fundamentals of Audiology

CSD 356W                Communication Research

CSD 485C                  Capstone: Ethics & Professional Development

Elective Courses (9 hours)

CSD 101                     ASL 1– not an elective

CSD 102                     ASL 2 –not an elective

CSD 203                     ASL 3 – (elective if not used to fulfill CCOM language requirement)

CSD 204                     ASL 4 – (elective if not used to fulfill CCOM language requirement)

CSD 337                     Clinical Procedures

CSD 338                     Language and Culture

CSD 432                     Bilingualism Across the Lifespan

CSD 433                     Aural Rehabilitation

CSD 436                     Neurogenic Communication Disorders

CSD 437                     Language Disorders in Children

CSD 475                     Teaching Practicum in CSD

CSD 481                     Topics in CSD

Clinical Opportunities (Elective Courses)

CSD 360S                 CSD Clinical Practice: Speech and Language Clinic, Audiology Clinic, Butler Early Language and Literacy Preschool Program (BELL)

CSD 363S                 Community Screening Practicum

CSD 460S                 Butler Aphasia Community (BAC)

Research Opportunities (Elective Courses)

CSD 397-399         Faculty Directed Research

CSD 401-403         Independent Study

Minor

Description of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) Minor 

The CSD Program gives students the strong academic and experiential background they need for success in graduate school. Students are prepared to choose graduate studies in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech science.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS 
Total for CSD Minor 18 hours 

CSD 231                     Introduction to CSD 

CSD 240                    Introduction to Phonetics 

CSD 332                     Language Development 

CSD 333                     Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing 

CSD 334                      Speech and Hearing Science 

CSD 336                      Fundamentals of Audiology

 

The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at my.butler.edu and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.