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The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science (CS) program is housed within the Department of Communication Science and Disorders. This is an upper division major meaning students start the CS program after completing 60 general education credits.

Program Summary
60 credits required to begin program (see general education requirements)
2 years (4 terms)
Program starts fall term only
120 credits total required to graduate

A professional career in speech-language pathology or audiology requires further graduate study in an accredited program and completion of a clinical fellowship year. 

Speech-language pathology and audiology are diverse fields with many opportunities to work with populations ranging from infant to elderly in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, universities, research institutes, industry and private practice.

The undergraduate major in Communication Science is also appropriate for graduate work in the neurosciences, speech and hearing sciences, health related professions (including dentistry, medicine, and physician assistant studies) as well as graduate work in a range of education specializations, e.g. special education, education of the deaf and hard of hearing and early intervention.