2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Communication Disorders Minor

A minor in Communication Sciences & Disorders is offered to undergraduate students at TCU wishing to enhance their knowledge about speech-language pathology or habilitation of the deaf and hard of hearing. The student selects to minor in Communication Disorders with a speech-language pathology emphasis (COMS) or habilitation of the deaf and hard of hearing emphasis (COMD). A total of 18 credit hours is required, which must include COSD 10303 and 10343. The remaining credit hours must be approved by the Health Sciences advisor in the Academic Resource Center or the assigned academic advisor. Of those remaining credit hours, 6 credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above. Students must receive a grade of C or higher in all COSD courses in order for the course to count toward the minor or as a prerequisite for subsequent courses.

Minor in Habilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (COMD) students must also choose 12 credit hours from the following coursework

COSD 20343Intermediate Sign Language

3

COSD 30353Teaching Elementary School Subjects to DHH Children

3

COSD 30383American Sign Language I

3

COSD 30393Language Development of DHH

3

COSD 40323Advanced Language Development for DHH

3

COSD 40333Teaching Spoken Language to Persons with Hearing Loss

3

COSD 40383American Sign Language II

3

COSD 50323Counseling Special Populations and Their Families

3

Minor in Speech Language Pathology (COMS) students must also choose 12 credit hours from the following coursework

COSD 20303Speech and Hearing Science

3

COSD 20324Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology

4

COSD 20333Phonetics

3

COSD 20503Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms

3

COSD 30324Speech Sound Disorders

4

COSD 30334Language Development in Children

4

COSD 30343Aural Rehabilitation

3

COSD 30363Audiology

3

COSD 30373Language Disorders in Children

3

COSD 40343Neurological Subtrates

COSD 50323Counseling Special Populations and Their Families

3