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Contact Information

  • Phone: 512.471.1553
  • Fax: 512.471.2957
  • BMC 2.600
  • 300 W. Dean Keeton, Austin, TX 78712

Undergraduate Program

The Undergraduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders offers specialization in Audiology, Deafness Studies/Deaf Education, and Speech-Language Pathology. Undergraduate students receive broad academic preparation in the normal processes of communication and its development, as well as in the identification and treatment of communication disorders. Students may choose to pursue a non-professional or professional track.

All admissions applications and decisions for incoming freshmen and students who wish to transfer into UT Austin are handled through the University's Office of Admissions. Find out how to schedule a Campus Visit, meet with an Admissions Counselor, and more by visiting Be a LonghornCurrent UT students who want to transfer to our program need to visit the College’s Internal Transfer Information page.

The specializations offered to undergraduate students are Audiology, Deaf Education / Deaf Studies, Speech-Language Pathology. Find out more.

Careful planning is key to ensuring your academic success. You should meet with your academic advisor at least once per semester to review your progress and receive important information and advice related to your studies and overall student experience.

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Undergraduate students must complete a specific combination of core curriculum, major coursework, Communication requirements, and electives to earn the degree.  Learn more at the College of Communication Student Advising web site

Effective Fall 2013 we will require students who wish to complete the 25 hour observation requirement for the Texas State Licensure and/or ASHA certification will be required to enroll in a one-hour observation course.

Undergraduate research involves an educational collaboration between a student and faculty members. Undergraduate research experiences may be initiated by a student who seeks out faculty supervision or by a faculty member who involves undergraduate students in her or his research team.

CSD provides students the opportunity to graduate with departmental honors and offers undergraduate honors practicum experience for Audiology and and Speech Language Pathology students.

Deaf Education Internship experience at the Texas School for the Deaf is suitable for SLP and Audiology majors who are interested in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and Deaf Education/Deaf Studies majors.