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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Idaho State University has the distinction of offering the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders on both the Pocatello and Meridian campuses. It is recommended that students interested in the Meridian campus program complete their general education requirements before transferring to Idaho State University. General Education courses are not offered at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. Please complete the CSD Intent Form. Students interested in the undergraduate program on the Meridian campus should contact Ali Crane, Director of Student Services & Enrollment Planning, regarding course transfer information. Please schedule an appointment with Ali Crane at https://alicrane.youcanbook.me/. You can reach her at alicrane@isu.edu or (208)373-1706. 

Catalog Year 2024/2025

Emphasis in Pre-Speech-Language Pathology
Emphasis in Pre-Audiology
Explore the Idaho State University Catalog for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Sciences & Disorder degree requirements
Students declaring a major in CSD or transferring into the CSD program should complete the CSD Intent Form. 


Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders should be able to: 

  • Understand the basic processes and influences related to human communication including developmental, biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological and cultural conditions.
  • Explain the basic foundational aspects of typical and disordered communication including areas of prevention, evaluation, intervention and treatment.
  • Demonstrate the emergence of effective written, oral, and critical thinking skills related to topics in communication sciences and disorders.
  • Have completed the necessary coursework and experiences to prepare them to apply for admission to graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology.

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