BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Audiology Track

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, availability of courses and your placement in English and mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters. Review the class schedule for future course offerings and modalities before scheduling your classes. Visit with your advisor to develop a plan that is right for you.

The following degree plan is based on the 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEC 104: Quantitative Literacy 3
GEC 110: Gen Ed: Social / Behavioral Sciences 3
GEC 108 / 109: Gen Ed - Physical Science (CMH or PHY) 3-5
Total hours14-16

Second semester (spring)

COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
GEC 106/107: Gen Ed Life Science (BIO or BMS) 3-4
GEC 112: The Arts 3
Total hours15-16

Third semester (fall)

GEC 111: Gen Ed - Humanities 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
Elective (CSD 201 is recommended) 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CSD 210 Phonetics 2
Elective: Recommended LLT 102: Medical Terminiology 2
GEC 115: Gen Ed - Cultural Competence 3
GEC 116: Gen Ed - Public Issues 3
Elective: Recommended PHY 100 if not taken above 4
Total hours14

Fifth semester (fall)

CSD 319 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech 3
CSD 312 Normal Language Acquisition 3
CSD 360 Hearing and Speech Science 3
CSD 380 Development, Diversity, and Deafness 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CSD 315 Language Disorders in Children 3
CSD 321 Conceptually Accurate Signed English I 3
CSD 370 Audiology 3
PSY 200 Psychological Statistical Methods 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CSD 318 Introduction to Speech Sound Disorders 3
CSD 495 Observation Clinical Practicum I 2
CSD 522 Neural Bases of Human Communication 3
ENG 296 Introduction to Linguistics
or CSD 209 Basics of Linguistics for the Communication Sciences
Elective 5
Total hours16

Eighth semester (spring)

CSD 496 Observation Clinical Practicum II 2
CSD 562 Psycho-Social Implications of Being Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3
CSD 572 Aural Rehabilitation 3
CSD 400 Introduction to Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders 3
Elective 4
Total hours15

Tips for success

  • For First Semester GEC 108/109 and Second Semester 106/107: One choice must include a lab and overall total of Life Science and Physical Science must be a minimum 7 credit hours.
  • For Fourth Semester CSD 210: This course is available as a block class (first and second block available).
  • Specific elective hours needed may vary depending on choices made in general education and transfer work. Accelerated degree program available for this pathway.

Major admission requirements

  1. Attainment of at least a 3.0 GPA on all coursework attempted at Missouri State University. For students with transfer credit, a combined GPA of at least a 3.0 must be achieved.
  2. Completion of a minimum of 50 hours of credit, which includes the following
    1. Chemistry or Physics
    2. Biology or Biomedical Sciences
    3. College math (MTH 136 or higher)
    4. Completion of Human Cultures section of general education requirements.
Degree plan last reviewed 06-09-2022.