SLP Graduate Requisites

No-Thesis option

  • Core courses (20 credit hours)
  • Advanced Electives (12 credit hours – 3 must be outside of department)

Thesis option

  • Core courses (20 credit hours)
  • Advanced Electives (6 credit hours - 3 must be outside of department)
  • Thesis (6)

Both options result in a total of 32 hours of academic course work over the course of five to six semesters. Clinical practicum requires enrollment for additional credit hours each semester and summer for a total of 10 to 20 credit hours (additional hours may be required by the program to meet ASHA guidelines).

Please note that these requirements are subject to change for each academic catalog (published every two years). However, the requirements in effect at the time of a student's initial enrollment in the Graduate School will comprise the official degree program for that student, regardless of any subsequent changes in the Master's program.


Core Courses (20 credits)

CSD 393D.2 Developmental Speech Disorders

CSD 393D.5 Developmental Language Disorders

CSD 393D.3 Fluency

CSD 393F.2 Acquired Speech Disorders

CSD 393E.3 Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders

CSD 293D.1 Voice Disorders

CSD 393E.1 Dysphagia

Advanced Electives

CSD 175N Deaf Education Seminar

CSD 360M Communication in Deaf People

CSD 383N Seminar in Human Communication

CSD 391E Language Theory and Bilingualism

CSD 392P Speech Perception Theory & Clinical Aspect

CSD 393E.4 Collaborative Models Asses/Intervention Bilingual Child

CSD 393J Acquired Cognitive Communication 2

CSD 393K Child Language Disorders

CSD 395N Neurobiological Perspectives on Spch & Lng

CSD 395P Problems in Deafness

Elective outside CSD (up to 1)

(No-Thesis option: student will select 9 credits
Thesis option: student will select 3 credits)


CSD Research Seminar

3 credits

Thesis (6 credits)

CSD 698A: Thesis A

CSD 698B: Thesis B