Undergraduate Program

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Undergraduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Encompassing a wide variety of problems in speech, language, and hearing.

Encompassing a wide variety of problems in speech, language, and hearing.

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.

Contact Information

Phone: (512) 471-4119
Fax: (512) 471-2957

2504A Whitis Ave. Stop A1100
Austin, TX 78712

Office: CMA 4.114


Admissions

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 Longhorn. Current UT students who want to transfer to our program need to visit the College’s Internal Transfer Information page.

Undergraduate Specializations

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


Degree Requirements

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.

Course Inventory

Review the courses offered by the department. Consult the course schedule for upcoming offerings and check with your advisor if you have questions. Syllabi for past semesters are available on the University's site.


Academic Advising

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.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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.


Honors Programs

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

Internships

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.