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Bachelor's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S. in family studies and human services with specialization in communication sciences and disorders

Students in communication sciences and disorders explore the health and well-being of children and adults related to communication (speech and language, reading, writing and hearing) and swallowing for safe oral nutrition.

The undergraduate program provides the foundation for students pursuing a graduate degree in the areas of speech-language pathology or audiology.

Communication sciences and disorders students have access to an on-campus facility to provide hands-on learning experiences

Communication sciences and disorders students have access to an on-campus facility to provide hands-on learning experiences.

The K-State difference

To enhance the undergraduate experience, students participate in clinical observations at the K-State Speech and Hearing Center and at schools and medical facilities in the community.

Dedicated student organization provide professional development opportunities for students.

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Did you know?

Communication sciences and disorders classes are taught by practicing clinicians.

What classes will I take?

Students studying communication sciences and disorders participate in a stimulating program in which they are introduced to the basic sciences of speech, language and hearing.

The suggested sequence of courses prepares students for graduate training in speech-language pathology or audiology.

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How can I continue my education?

Family Studies and Human Services (M.S.) with specialization in Communication Sciences and Disorders

What can I do with a degree in communication sciences and disorders?

Most students pursue a graduate degree in the areas of speech-language pathology or audiology, which prepares students for careers such as:

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