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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Admission Requirements

The University of Cincinnati has established academic success criteria for first-year applicants to bachelor's degree programs. All students are encouraged to apply. For more information about first-year student admission requirements please click here: http://admissions.uc.edu/highschool/requirements.html

Transition/Transfer Students

Transition students (those who are currently enrolled in undergraduate programs in other UC colleges, but want to change their major to CSD in CAHS) must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have successfully completed at least one year of a natural science (Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry) with no grade below a C-.

Off-campus transfer students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at their previous institution(s) and have successfully completed at least one year of a natural science (Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry) with no grade below a C-.

Questions about transferring can be directed to the CAHS Office of Student Affairs.

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
Student presenting research at PRAISE

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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
Email: csd@uc.edu

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