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The typical program of study (sequence of courses) for students who enter the CDS master's program after having completed bachelor's degree in CDS.

First Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

CDS 505: Phonological Disorders

CDS 485.001 Special Topics: Conceptual and Clinical Considerations for Working with Individuals with Complex Communication Needs

CDS 485.401: Special Topics: Counseling in CDS

CDS 507: Language Disorders

CDS 485.002: Special Topics: Medical SLP

CDS 500: Research Design in CDS

CDS 510: Stuttering

CDS 517: Disorders: Birth to Three

CDS 512: Voice Disorders

CDS 540: Neurogenic Disorders of Communication I (acquired language disorders)

CDS 541: Neurogenic Disorders of Communication II (acquired speech disorders)

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

Second Year

Fall

Spring

CDS 597: Public School Practicum

CDS 598: Internship in Communication Disorders

CDS 593: Comprehensive Examination (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT PREREQUISITES

For students interested in applying, but who do not have a CDS Bachelor's degree, a leveling course sequence is available to obtain prerequisites. The CDS leveling courses are available entirely online. The online course sequence provides maximum flexibility for students to complete up to 24 credit hours of foundational content in communication disorders and sciences. Courses are each offered once per year in the online format. Please contact academic program director Valerie Boyer for additional information at valboyer@siu.edu

 First Year

Fall

Spring

CDS 300: Phonetics

CDS 301: Speech and Hearing Science

CDS 303: Language Development

CDS 302: Voice and Articulation

CDS 314 Anatomy & Physiology
of the Speech and Hearing
Mechanism

CDS 410: Mutlicultural Communication

CDS 328: CDS and the Classroom Teacher

CDS 420: Audiological Disorders

Second Year (If admitted to CDS Graduate Program)

Fall

Spring

Summer

CDS 505: Phonological Disorders

CDS 485.001: Special Topics: Conceptual and Clinical Considerations for Working with Individuals with Complex Communication Needs

CDS 485.401: Special Topics: Counseling in CDS

CDS 507: Language Disorders

CDS 485.002: Special Topics: Medical SLP

CDS 500: Research Design in CDS

CDS 510: Stuttering

CDS 517: Disorders: Birth to Three

CDS 512: Voice Disorders

CDS 540: Neurogenic Disorders of Communication I (acquired language disorders)

CDS 541: Neurogenic Disorders of Communication II (acquired speech disorders)

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 594: Advanced Clinical Practice: Therapy

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 595: Clinic Seminar

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

Third Year

Fall

Spring

CDS 597: Public School Practicum

CDS 598: Internship in Communication Disorders

CDS 593: Comprehensive Examination (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)

CDS 599: Thesis (if applicable)