Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders assesses and treats speech, language and hearing abilities and disorders. 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
  • Fluency and Voice
  • Speech Science
  • Articulation
  • Diagnostic Methods
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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