Major Academic Plan for B.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Pre-Speech Language Pathology (M)

(Meridian)

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 & BIOL 1101L (ISU students only) 4  GEF, S, SuMATH 1108 (ISU Students only)(MATH 1108)
HCA 1110 Introduction to the Allied Health Professions
or HCA 1115 US Health System
3   F, S  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 3  GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score or equivalent 
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 5 *** 4  GE   
GE Objective 7: SOC 2248 3  GEF, S  
GE Objective 9 (CSD 2210 or CSD 2256 recommended) 3  GE   
PSYC 2225 Child Development
or PSYC 3332 Psychology of Adolescence
3  CSD 3332- UMCSD 2225- F,S; CSD 3332- DCSD 3332- PSYC 1101 & PSYC 2225 
Free Electives **** 2      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
BIOL 3301
3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4  UMF, SBIOL 1101
Free Elective (ANTH 1107/ENGL 1107/LANG 1107 Highly recommended for 3 cr of Free Electives; also satisfies GE Obj. 7) 3      
Free Electives 8      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
CSD 1126 Deaf Studies 2 C- F, Su  
CSD 2205 Introduction to Professions in Communication Sciences 3 C- S  
CSD 3310 Speech Science: The Acoustical Nature of Sound and Speech 3 C-UMF, D  
CSD 3321
& csd 3321l Clinical Phonetics and Phonology
and
3 C-UMF 
CSD 3330 Language Science 3 C-UMD  
Semester Total14
Sixth Semester
CSD 3315 Clinical Processes Pediatric 2 C-UMSCSD 3321 and 3330, or instructor permission 
CSD 3325 Speech Sound Development and Disorders 3 C-UMSCSD 3321 (C or better) or instructor permissionCSD 3325L. PREREQ: CSD 3321 with a grade of 'C' or better or permission of instructor.
CSD 3335 Language Development and Disorders 3 C-UMSCSD 3330 or instructor permission 
CSD 3341 Audiometry and Hearing Science 3 C-UMS  
CSD 3350
3350L Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech and Swallowing Mechanisms
and Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech and Swallowing Mechanisms Lab
4 C-UMS, D  
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 4: CSD 1151 & CSD 1151L 4 C-GEF, S  
CSD 4405 Neuroscience for Communication Disorders 3 C-UMF  
CSD 4420 Clinical Processes Adult 2 C-UMF, SuCSD 3315 
CSD 4445 Aural Rehabilitation 3 C-UMFCSD 3341 or instructor permission 
ENGL 3307 Professional and Technical Writing 3  UMF, SENGL 1102 & 45 credits 
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
CSD 4417 Interdisciplinary Evaluation Team 1 C-UMSpermission of instructor 
CSD 4460 Educational Audiology 3 C-UMS, Su  
Free Elective (CSD 4425- Highly recommended for 2 cr. of Free Electives.) 2 C-UMSCSD 3315, CSD 3325, CSD 3335, & CSD 4420, or instructor permission 
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Total119

MAP Credit Summary  

Major55
General Education39 or 40
Free Electives to reach 120 credits25 or 26
TOTAL120