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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Admission Requirements

Students can be admitted directly into the Communication Sciences & Disorders program as first-time college freshmen.  Students in the College of Allied Health Sciences must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be considered in good standing. 

It is advisable that students in the Communication Sciences & Disorders program maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to remain competitive for a graduate program in either Speech Language Pathology or Audiology upon completion of their four-year degree.

Upon completion of the baccalaureate degree, students in Communication Sciences & Disorders are expected to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic principles of biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and social and behavioral sciences;
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information in basic human communication processes and disorders thereof;
  • Apply critical thinking and analysis to issues in communication disorders relating theoretical foundations to clinical practice;
  • Observe and critically evaluate clinical work in communication disorders;
  • Demonstrate qualifications for post baccalaureate work in at least one of the following:
    • entry into a health and human service profession not requiring a graduate degree
    • entry into a graduate program in allied health or related fields; or 
    • entry into a graduate program in speech-language pathology or audiology
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Contact Us

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
3202 Eden Avenue
P.O. Box 670379
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0379
Phone: 513-558-8502
Fax:  513-558-8500

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