UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Communicative Disorders Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Communicative Disorders-Secondary Education. Academic Advising Plan.

Visit the Communicative Disorders - Secondary Education page to learn more about the program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

BIOL 100 Introduction to Biology - 3
COMD 160 Intro to Communicative Disorders - 3
General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
General Education SB (HIST 201) - 3
General Education HF (ART 100 or other HF course) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

COMD 275 Practicum: Observation/Discussion - 1
General Education CS (CSTA 101) - 3
General Education EC (ESM 105 or other EC course) - 3
General Education M (MATH 126) - 3
General Education S (PHYS 114 or CHEM 100) - 3
General Education SB (PSYC 101 or other SB course) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Sophomore
Year

COMD 261 Language Development/Disorders - 4
COMD 262 Speech Systems - 4
COMD 263 Phonetics - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 15

 

COMD 264 Speech Science - 3
TED 211 Educational Psychology El Ed - 5
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Ed - 3
General Education HF (ENGL 243) - 3
Total semester credits - 14

Junior
Year

COMD 360 Introduction to Audiology - 3
PSYC 330 The Exceptional Child - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - .5
Courses in minor (3 courses) - 9
Total semester credits - 15.5

COMD 350 Articulatory and Phonological Dis. - 3
COMD 362 Language Appraisal and Intervention - 3
COMD 466 Aural Rehabilitation - 3
Course in minor - 3
General Education MD (ENGL 385 or other MD) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

COMD 375 Clinical Procedures - 2
COMD 463 Behavior Modification/Stuttering - 3
TED 439 Techniques: Communicative Disorders - 3
TED 461 Psychology and Pedagogy of Literacy - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - .5
Course in minor - 3
Total semester credits - 14.5

COMD 379 Clinical Experience Internship - 1
COMD 460 Voice Disorders - 3
Courses in minor (3 courses) - 9
Elective course - 2
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35 cr.
Professional Education - 14 cr.
Major - 39 cr.
Minor - 24 cr.
Electives - 2 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors, students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.