Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders is a major that trains students in the processes of communication and speaking. This includes education in identifying and treating various disorders of communication and speech. In this field, professionals seek to diagnose and treat a variety of disorders, improving communication while also improving quality of life. Baylor's major in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) emphasizes speech-language pathology and offers comprehensive education in the fundamental principles of the field. Available courses include:

  • Language Development
  • Phonological Science
  • Speech Science
  • Articulation
  • Aural Rehabilitation
Baylor's program also offers a minor in American Sign Language and a Deaf Education track. Graduates can anticipate career opportunities as speech pathologists, audiologists, special education teachers, counselors, consultants or speech and hearing therapists.

Baylor University offers several Living-Learning Centers, which are housing opportunities designed to place students of common interests together in living and learning environments. Baylor offers a Science and Health Living-Learning Center where students with common interest in pursuing a career in medicine and the sciences will be able to collaborate with each other as well as science faculty and medical researchers.

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