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Pre-requisite Courses


General Education Courses

The following general education courses are required to be completed before beginning the MS-SLP.

Course # Course Name Credits
BIO100 Biological Principles 3
PHSC101 Physical Science Survey: Lecture (PHSYC111 or CHEM104 (3) are also options) 3
MATH210 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
PSYC320 Developmental Psychology — Lifespan 3

Communication Sciences and Disorders Courses

The following courses are required if your baccalaureate degree or post-baccalaureate program is not in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Course # Course Name Credits
CODS318 Neuroanatomical Foundations of Communication Disorders 3
CODS321 Clinical Phonetics and Phonology 3
CODS324 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing 3
CODS325 Speech and Hearing Science 3
CODS331 Speech and Language Development and Disorders (B-5) 3
CODS332 Speech and Language Development and Disorders (5-Adol) 3
CODS424 Aural Rehabilitation 3
CODS425 Audiology 3
CODS441 Diagnostic Methods* 3
CODS442 Therapeutic Methods* 3

*Please note that Diagnostic Methods and Therapeutic Methods may not match courses taken in other CSD or post-bacc programs. The topics of assessment processes and clinical skills may have been covered in other courses, which is acceptable for fulfilling prerequisite purposes.


Not required, but highly recommended

Course # Course Name Credits
CODS435 Articulation and Phonological Disorders 3
CODS444 Voice Disorders 3
CODS422 Neurogenic Communication Disorders 3
CODS328 Fluency Disorders 3
CODS432 Dysphagia 3

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