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|CDS 211 American Sign Language — 3 Credits||CDS 344 Intro. Hr. Sp. Science — 3 Credits|
|CDS 241 Language Development — 3 Credits||CDS 410 Comm. Systems & Disorders — 3 Credits|
|CDS 342 Phonetics — 3 Credits||CDS 443 Aural Rehabilitation — 3 Credits|
|CDS 343 Anatomy & Physiology — 3 Credits||CDS 445 Intro. Artic/Phonology — 3 Credits|
|CDS 345 Intro. Audiology — 3 Credits||CDS 448 Language Disorders — 3 Credits|
|CDS 439 Participatory Observation - 1 Credit|
|Total Credits = 15||Total Credits = 16|
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) requires basic science coursework for certification. The student's existing Bachelor's degree should contain one course in biological science, one course in physical science, one course in mathematics (preferably statistics), and one course in behavioral and/or social science. You will need to contact Dr. Patrick Coppens, your faculty advisor, to discuss coursework that you may need.
Students may consider taking additional courses in Communication Disorders and Sciences if their schedule allows. The options are:
If you are interested in obtaining teacher certification at the master's degree level for Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disability in New York State, please see Mrs. Lori Carozza, M.A., CCC-SLP in the CDS department for further information about additional coursework that may be required.
Some students may transfer in some credits if they have taken courses in communication disorders. If a certain number of credits is needed for financial aid purposes, the you will need to meet with a faculty advisor to discuss additional courses that can be added to your schedule.
Note: Admission is limited to the 12 highest qualified students every fall. Deadline for application is April 1st.
If you would like more information about communication disorders and sciences at SUNY Plattsburgh please contact:
Raymond Domenico, Chair
Office: Sibley Hall 226
Phone: (518) 564-3154