Speech-Language Pathology | Post-Bacc

The communication sciences and disorders post-baccalaureate program provides in-depth study of normal speech, language, and hearing processes, and a background orientation to disorders of communication. Students with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than communication sciences and disorders must complete a post-baccalaureate sequence of courses that includes 27 semester hours of prerequisite coursework prior to the time of enrollment in the graduate program.

For More Information, Contact

Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
503-352-1435 | csd@pacificu.edu

Director & Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Assistant Professor Clinical Education
Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education

Students with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than communication sciences and disorders must complete a post-baccalaureate sequence that includes 27 semester hours of prerequisite course work before enrolling in the graduate program.

Section Course Title Credit Hrs Semester Offered
CSD-209 Clinical Phonetics 4 Fall & Spring
CSD-303 Speech Science 4 Spring
CSD-204 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech 4 Fall & Spring
CSD-206 Speech and Language Development 4 Spring
CSD-300 Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation 4 Fall
CSD-301 Professional Orientation to Communication Sciences and Disorders 2 Spring
CSD-310 Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology (Prerequisite CSD 204) 4 Spring
CSD-306 Clinical Observation 1 Fall & Spring
Total Credits 27*  

*NOTE: Twenty-seven semester hours are needed to meet the prerequisite requirements whether taken as an undergraduate student, as a post-baccalaureate student, or a combination of both.

In addition to the above prerequisite courses, applicants for the Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology must show transcript evidence of at least one course in each of the following areas: biological sciences, physical sciences, statistics, and social/behavioral sciences.