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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 Merdian undergraduate program complete their general education requirements before transferring to the Idaho State University-Meridian program. General Education courses are not offered at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. The Meridian campus has a limited number of seats, therefore, an Intent Form must be submitted. Please follow the instructions on the application to apply to the Meridian campus. Contact if you have questions about the application process. Students interested in the undergraduate program on the Meridian campus should contact Ali Crane, Director of Student Services & Enrollment Planning regarding course transfer information. You can reach Ali at or (208)373-1706. You may also schedule an appointment with her at

Catalog Year 2022/2023

Emphasis in Pre-Speech-Language Pathology
Pocatello Campus Course Sequence Pre-SLP
Meridian Campus Course Sequence Pre-SLP
Emphasis in Pre-Audiology
Pocatello Campus Course Sequence Pre-AuD
Meridian Campus Course Sequence Pre-AuD
Visit the ISU 2022/23 Catalog for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Sciences & Disorder degree requirements
Meridian Campus Application -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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