Jul 23, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 
Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.S.

General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence. Students earning a B.S. degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders have the option of completing a minor or completing a minimum of 18 hours of AUSP Directed Electives. Directed Elective hours do not also count toward the UA Little Rock Core. For more information, go to ualr.edu/audiospeech.

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit. (See “Undergraduate Academic Advising .”)

Core (35 hours)

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) requires students preparing for a degree in Speech-Language Pathology to successfully complete non-CSD coursework in four areas.

Some Physical Science courses completed at other Universities may also meet this requirement. Please contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for additional information.

These courses are not prerequisite courses for entry into the B.S. CSD Program and are not required for the B.S. degree.

For additional information, see “General Education Requirements.”


Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in another major may earn a minor in Communication Science and Disorders. The minor requires 18 hours and includes the following courses AUSP 2360 , AUSP 3350 , AUSP 3360 , AUSP 3361 , AUSP 3363 , AUSP 3366 . Students interested in completing a minor should contact the Undergraduate Coordinator.

Second Language Proficiency

(none required)

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and/or 30 hours in residence.