Bachelor of Arts Program
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders is granted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and requires 120 credits of coursework, including limited clinical practicum. Introductory coursework in audiology and speech-language pathology can be taken towards degree completion. These courses fulfill prerequisite requirements necessary for application to WSU graduate programs. Elective courses may be selected from the following areas of physical sciences and mathematics, psychology, linguistics, and basic human communication. Each undergraduate degree is considered pre-professional as students must obtain a graduate degree to be employed as a certified speech-language pathologist (M.A.) or audiologist (Au.D.) in any work setting.
ASHA requirements: Students should check their undergraduate degree general education courses to make sure the ASHA requirements below are met. Only courses appearing on the official transcript will be counted as requirements.
College Mathematics: 3 semester hours (STA 1020 or equivalent required for WSU graduate programs)
Biological Sciences: 3 semester hours.
Physical Sciences: 3 semester hours.
Behavioral-Social Sciences: 6 semester hours.
B.A. Curriculum Guide
Community College Transfer Guide
Note: Undergraduate courses are also offered at Wayne State's facility at the Macomb Education Center. For more information and a list of courses available, please click here.
For more undergraduate information, please contact Mrs. Tausha Beardsley by phone at (313) 577-3339 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.