May 26, 2019  
2011 - 2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011 - 2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.S.


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(120 semester hours)


COSD majors are required to complete 1) Core Curriculum requirements, 2) COSD major requirements, 3) Additional requirements, 4) Specific degree requirements, and 5) *Elective courses to reach a total of 120 credit hours for either the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

*The department strongly advises students to complete the 12 credit hour teacher licensure option as part of their elective hours. These courses are not required for the Bachelor’s degree, but fulfill some of the requirements for teacher licensure, which is needed for employment in Virginia public schools. See “Teacher Licensure Option” below.

B.S. Requirements (6-12 credits)


Bachelor of Science

Six to eight semester credit hours in courses approved by the department. Students should consult with their academic advisor for a listing of those courses.

Elective Courses (can include Teacher Licensure courses below) (21-27 credits)


Total Hours Needed for Degree 120


Teacher Licensure Option (12 credits)


Students wishing to obtain teacher certification upon completion of the graduate program are recommended to take the four courses below at the undergraduate level. The complete requirements for teacher licensure, which include a master’s degree, are described on the Virginia Department of Education webpage under Licensure Regulations for School Personnel at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/.

Note(s):


*Offered only in Summer. May be taken at the graduate level as COSD 511 .

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