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Est. Total Tuition/Fees $36,644
Credits Required 120
Delivery Online
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Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $299
Total for 120 credits $36,644
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Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $1,832
Total for 20 semesters $36,644
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In addition to the degree specific course requirements, students must have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelors degree. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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Courses for this degree follow the standard USU schedule for registration and start/end dates. Exams must be taken under the supervision of an approved Proctor. All assignments and course interaction take place electronically over the internet and online discussions. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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Potential Careers

  • Clinical Aide
  • Assistant of technician in speech-language pathology
  • Assistant in clinical audiology or educational audiology


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Bachelor of Science in
Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education

The bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders is a first step for students who desire a career in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. It is also required to work as a speech/language or audiology technician or assistant. To become professionally licensed, students must complete a graduate level program. The bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders is a prerequisite for graduate programs in these fields.

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In addition to the courses listed below, students must complete all university requirements, and have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Contact your advisor to dertermine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

Required Courses

  • COMD 2500: Language, Speech, and Hearing Development
  • COMD 3100: Fundamentals of Anatomy for Speech and Language
  • COMD 3120: Disorders of Articulation & Phonology
  • COMD 3400: Acoustics and Anatomy of the Ear
  • COMD 3500: Phonetics/Developmental Phonology
  • COMD 3700: Basic Audiology
  • COMD 4450: Assessment and Treatment of Children with Communicative Disorders
  • COMD 5070: Speech Science
  • COMD 5100: Language Science
  • COMD 5200: Language Assessment and Intervention for Children Birth to Age Five
  • COMD 5330: Aural Rehabilitation
  • COMD 5900: Orientation/Opservation

Elective Courses

Must take three of the following:

  • BUS 3110: Management Fundamentals
  • COMD 3910: Sign Language II
  • COMD 4750: Teaching English to the Deaf Child
  • COMD 5860: Interdisciplinary Training in Assistive Technology I
  • COMD 5870: Interdisciplinary Training in Assistive Technology II
  • ENGL 3020: Perspectives in Linguistics
  • ENGL 3030: Perspectives in Literature
  • ENGL 3070: Perspectives in Folklore
  • ENGL 3080: Intro to Technical Communication
  • FCHD 2610: Child Guidance
  • FCHD 3100: Abuse and Neglect in Family Context
  • FCHD 3350: Family Finance
  • FCHD 3510: Infancy and Early Childhood
  • FCHD 3520: Children in the Middle Years
  • FCHD 3540: Adult Development and Aging
  • LING 4100: Study of Language
  • MGT 3110: Managing Organizations and People
  • MGT 3710: Development of Team and Interpersonal Skills
  • PSY 3120: Abuse, Neglect, and the Psychological Dimensions of Intimate Violence
  • PSY 1400: Analysis of Behavior: Basic Principles
  • PSY 3450: Perception and Psychophysics
  • PSY 3500: Scientific Thinking and Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 4420: Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 4430: Cognitive Psychology Lab
  • SPCH 3330: Intercultural Communication