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Major in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Majors in communication sciences and disorders will first obtain a firm grasp of normal communication processes, the normal structure and function of the speech and hearing mechanisms, and the normal development of communication abilities in children and adults.

The curriculum includes a total of 35 hours in communication sciences and disorders. The undergraduate degree is considered a pre-professional degree. To be certified as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist, one must complete appropriate requirements of a master's degree. These certification requirements are standards set by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 301-296-5700.

Undergraduate Advisor Contact Information:

Jessica Zoll – Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Melcher Life Sciences, Room M242C
3871 Holman Street
Houston, TX 77204-6018
Phone: 713-743-2909