Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences and Disorders is offered as a major and minor for undergraduate studies.
In combination with graduate study, a major in communication sciences and disorders leads to a rewarding career serving individuals across the lifespan as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.
Program HighlightsThe Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Saint Xavier University consists of courses that introduce students to the anatomical, physiological, neurological, psychological, developmental, linguistic and acoustic bases of speech and language development. Students also are introduced to the nature, assessment and management of communication disorders.
In this program, you will learn the biological and physical aspects of speech, language, hearing and swallowing processes, and you will develop an understanding of speech and language disorders and how they may warrant clinical intervention. Students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program participate is 25 hours of guided observation.
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Speech-Language Pathology Program
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