The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers two major programs: the BA in speech/language pathology and audiology (HEGIS 1220) and the BA in speech communication (HEGIS 1506). In addition, the department offers courses in oral communication that meet University core requirements.
Chair: J. Gerometta; Professor Emeritus: J. Isserlis; Associate Professors Emeriti: B. Gromelski, R. Nash; Associate Professors: D. Ferrero-Paluzzi, J. Gerometta, D. Leone, M. Veyvoda; Assistant Professors: H. Kopera, N. Vidal-Finnerty.
The major in speech and language pathology and audiology is designed to provide students with a pre-professional education and experience in theoretical and clinical aspects of speech pathology and audiology. The program is structured to comply with current guidelines specified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
The major in speech communication is designed for students to develop the ability to effectively communicate in their personal relationships and professional occupations. The major prepares students for careers in communication, consulting, advocacy and others.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsNon-Degree