Graduate Program of Study

Graduate Study Plan

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Requirements for Master of Arts in Communication Disorders

Fall, Year 1:

CD620 Developmental Artic. & Phon. Dis.
CD629 Neuroscience for Communication Disorders
CD630 Lang. & Cognitive Dis. In Adults
CD635 Lang. Cog. & Social Com. Dis. in School-Age Child.
CD603 Clinical Practicum
**GR 609 Graduate Thesis or Creative Project Development

Spring, Year 1:

CD625 Research Methodology in Com. Dis.
CD651 Neurogenic Speech Disorders
CD652 Swallowing
CD603 Clinical Practicum
**GR 609 Graduate Thesis or Creative Project Development

Summer, Year 1:

CD634 Lang. & Cog. Dis. in Infants & Preschool Child.
CD641 Voice Disorders
CD603 Clinical Practicum
**GR 609 Graduate Thesis or Creative Project Development

Fall, Year 2:

CD656 Craniofacial Anomalies & Resonance Dis.
CD643 Aug., Alt. & Asst. Communication Modalities
CD669 Externship
CD683 Research
**GR 609 Graduate Thesis or Creative Project Development

Spring, Year 2:

CD 510 Multicultural Issues in Communication Dis.
*CD525 Aural Rehabilitation
CD669 Externship
CD683 Research or CD694 Thesis
**GR 609 Graduate Thesis or Creative Project Development
*If not taken at undergraduate

*GR698 or GR699

Notes:

  • CD669 may not be taken in fall semester if CD510 is required
  • CD660 may be taken as one of the following options during the spring semester
    1. one 16-week externship, 3 days/week (requires a 2nd externship during another semester)
    2. two 8-week externships, 5 days/week (placement in different sites/may meet 2-externship requirement during same semester)
    3. one 16-week externship, 5 days/week (placement at one site/may meet 2-externship requirement during same semester)
  • CD510 and CD525 are required only if they were not taken at the undergraduate level
  • Two externships are required and KASA standards must be met; graduate assistants must defer one of the externships to the summer of the 2nd year; GAs may only select option “a” for CD669 during spring semester of 2nd year
  • Grades of “C” may necessitate repeating a course if GPA drops below 3.0

Contact

573.651.2155
mjbrown@semo.edu
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Communication Disorders
One University Plaza, MS 2600
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701