Communication Disorders
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Communication Disorders
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HP 1913 Making Connections / FYE 3     SCOM 1203 Oral Communication 3 X
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to US Government 3 X
NURS 2203 Basic Human Nutrition 3 X   ART 2053 or MUS 2053 or THEA 2053 Fine Arts Visual or Fine Arts Musical or Fine Arts Theatre 3 X
BIOL 1003 or 1033 or  1043 or 1063 Biological Science or Biology of Sex or Plants and People or People and the Environment 3 X   ZOOL 2003 Human Anatomy and Physiology I  3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Sciences Lab 1 X   ZOOL 2001  Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 2003 or ENG  2013  Introduction to Literature I or II 3 X   Arts & Humanities (See Gen Ed List- select one not  previously taken) 3 X
ENG 3013 OR ENG 3043 Practical Writing or Technical Writing  3     PSY 2013 Intro to Psychology 3 X
CHEM 1013 or PHSC 1203 or GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1003 or PHYS 2034 or PHYS 2054 Gen Chemistry I or Physical Science or Environmental Geology or Intro to Space Science or University Physics I or General Physics I 3 X   ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023  Intro to Cultural Anthropology or Intro to Geography or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 3 X
CHEM 1011 or PHSC 1201 or GEOL 1001 or PHYS 1101 Gen Chem I Lab or Physical Science Lab or Environmental Geology Lab or Space Science Lab (Physics courses include lab) 1 X   CD 2104 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech 4  
CD 2203 Phonetics 3     CD 3402 Intro to Manual Communication 2  
CD 2653 Intro to Communication Disorders 3     ELSE 3023 Characteristics of Disabilities 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   18  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CD 3113 or NRS 3353 or SOC 4353 Aging in Communication or Aging and the Older Adult or Sociology of Aging 3     ELSE 4683 or SCOM 4403 or PSY 4053 Methods for Working with Families or Seminar in Health Communication or Today's Families: Interdisciplinary Approaches 3  
PSY 3103 and 3101 or SCOM 3363 or STAT 3233 or SOC 3383 and 3381 Quantitative Methods & Lab or Human Communication Research or Applied Statistics or Social Statistics and Lab 3 or 4     PSY 3403, 3413, 3453, 3703, 4343, or 4363 Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Learning Processes, or Cognitive Psychology 3  
CD 3003 Speech and Hearing Science 3     PSY 3403, 3413, 3453, 3703, 4343, or 4363 (must not duplicate previous selection) Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Learning Processes, or Cognitive Psychology 3  
CD 3303 Normal Language Development 3     ELSE 4033 Behavioral Intervention & Consultation 3  
CD 3503 Audiology 3     ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003  or SOC 2213 Prin of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to Sociology or gen ed social science not selected previously 3 X
Total Hours   15 or 16     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CD 3803 Service Delivery in CD 3     CD 4751 Clinical Practicum I 1  
CD 4093 Neurological Bases of Communication 3     CD 4254 Intro to Neurogenic Disorders 4  
CD 4703 Articulation and Phonology 3     CD 4103 Fluency Disorders 3  
CD 4553 Craniofacial Anomalies 3     CD 4403 Aural Rehabilitation 3  
CD 4303 Language Intervention for Individuals with Mild Disabilities 3     Enhancement  Gen ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3 or 4  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   14 or 15  
   
Total Jr/Sr Hours 59-61 Total Degree Hours 125-127
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence/extension/examination//PLA/Military/CLEP (30 hrs) or similar means
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree

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