Communication Sciences & Disorders

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Degree requirements:

Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS

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The Communication Sciences & Disorders program teaches in-depth study of normal speech, language, hearing processes, and background orientation to disorders of communication to in preparation for a graduate program. Students interested in this major should have a good background in biology and enjoy working with people. Courses focus primarily on normal communication development, the anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism, the acoustics of speech, phonetics, audiology, and speech-language disorders.

Career Options

This program prepares students to enter a graduate program in order to pursue certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Audiologist
  • Hospital - Acute Care
  • Hospital - Rehab Setting
  • Adult Day Care Facility
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Public School System
  • Home Health Agency
  • Private Practice
  • Long-Term Care Facility

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist students in an eight semester plan guiding them to graduate within four years. Students may use this as a guide as they plan their undergraduate education, but should adjust it to fit their personal goals.

BS - Communication Sciences and Disorders


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts & Sciences, and respective Departments.

When students complete the OSU admission application, they are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Communication Sciences & Disorders Department offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.


Visit the Department

Communication Sciences & Disorders
042 Murray Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078