Bachelor's in CSD Curriculum and Courses

Major in Communication Sciences and Disorders - 53 credits

(Min. at Elms College: 27 cr./Min. GPA: 2.67)

All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated. 

Core Communication Sciences and Disorders Requirements

CSD 200 Professional Communication in CSD
CSD 201 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders 
CSD 202 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism I
CSD 203 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism II
CSD 204 Phonetics and Phonology 
CSD 207 Introduction to Linguistics 
CSD 301 Hearing Science 
CSD 304 Speech Science 
CSD 305 Normal Language Development 
CSD 306 Audiology 
CSD 307 Observational Methods and Procedures  (4)
CSD 308 Diagnostic Procedures 
CSD 403 Bases of Intervention 
CSD 405 Aural Rehabilitation 
CSD 410 Seminar in Communication Sciences and Disorders 
CSD 414 Counseling Methods in Communication Disorders 
CSD 420 Neuroscience

Students may enroll in one or more clinical practicum only with
permission of the program director.
CSD 408 Clinical Practicum in Schools I 
CSD 408L Clinical Practicum in Schools I Lab (1 Credit)
CSD 409 Clinical Practicum in Audiology 
CSD 409L Clinical Practicum in Audiology Lab (1 Credit)
CSD 415 Clinical Practicum in Schools II 
CSD 415L Clinical Practicum in Schools IL Lab (1 Credit)

Additional Course Requirements 30 credits
BIO 105, 106, 121, 122, or 215
MAT 108, 109, 120, or 131 
PHI 242 Everyday Ethics OR
PHI 248 Health Care Ethics 
One physical science course 
PSY 201 General Psychology 
PSY 202 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 
PSY 204 Human Behavior Social Environment 
REL 302 World Religions 
SOC 305 Social Research 
Students must also complete all core course requirements of the college.

 

Contact Us

Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kathryn James
Chair

413-265-2253
jamesk@elms.edu