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COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

Why Choose Communication Sciences and Disorders?

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Elmira College Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Clinical Practicum experience in speech and language therapy beginning in Junior year (Hands-on experience in the Speech & Hearing Clinic)
  • Clinical Practicum experience in audiology beginning in Junior year
  • Major coursework is taught by full-time faculty who are caring professors and offer personalized attention
  • Electives to support interest and preparation for special populations
  • Free tutoring services provided for most major coursework
  • Small class size
  • Internships in a variety of settings
  • 12-week student teaching experience leading to NYS initial teaching certification in Speech and Language Disabilities
  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association chapter
  • Fully prepares students for Graduate study

What Communication Sciences and Disorders Will Teach You!

The non-teaching major, Speech and Hearing, prepares students for entry into graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. The Speech and Language Disabilities major leads to the New York State initial teaching certificate in Speech and Language Disabilities. Students will also get hands on experience in the Speech & Hearing Clinic where they will be able to experience the following:

  • Speech and Language Diagnostic and Screening Services
  • Accent Reduction Therapy
  • Communication Therapy for adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Individualized Speech & Language Therapy
  • Comprehensive Hearing Evaluation and Screening
  • Central Auditory Processing Evaluation

Where Communication Sciences and Disorders Can Take You!

Both the Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing and the Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Language Disabilities provide students with a sound basis for continued study and ultimately for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Why Choose Communication Sciences and Disorders?

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Elmira College Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Clinical Practicum experience in speech and language therapy beginning in Junior year (Hands-on experience in the Speech & Hearing Clinic)
  • Clinical Practicum experience in audiology beginning in Junior year
  • Major coursework is taught by full-time faculty who are caring professors and offer personalized attention
  • Electives to support interest and preparation for special populations
  • Free tutoring services provided for most major coursework
  • Small class size
  • Internships in a variety of settings
  • 12-week student teaching experience leading to NYS initial teaching certification in Speech and Language Disabilities
  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association chapter
  • Fully prepares students for Graduate study

What Communication Sciences and Disorders Will Teach You!

The non-teaching major, Speech and Hearing, prepares students for entry into graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. The Speech and Language Disabilities major leads to the New York State initial teaching certificate in Speech and Language Disabilities. Students will also get hands on experience in the Speech & Hearing Clinic where they will be able to experience the following:

  • Speech and Language Diagnostic and Screening Services
  • Accent Reduction Therapy
  • Communication Therapy for adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Individualized Speech & Language Therapy
  • Comprehensive Hearing Evaluation and Screening
  • Central Auditory Processing Evaluation

Where Communication Sciences and Disorders Can Take You!

Both the Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing and the Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Language Disabilities provide students with a sound basis for continued study and ultimately for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The below links provide a helpful guide to the most current major/minor core courses and electives. Full program requirements and course descriptions are located in the Elmira College Bulletin.