Recommended Sequence

The recommended sequence of courses for CDS students provides an overview of the kinds of material a student can expect to encounter at different stages of the program.     

IMPORTANT! CDS Catalog Course Numbers were recently updated
  • CDS 288, CDS 289 and CDS 290 are now CDS 388, CDS 389 and CDS 390. Course content did not change. 
  • UG & Graduate course titled: Cultural Linguistic Diversity in CSD is now CDS449/CDS549 (formally CDS Special Topic)
  • UG & Graduate course titled: Phonological Disorders & Management is now CDS444/CDS544 (formally CDS 392)

 

FALL 1

CDS 151 Introduction to Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
Human Biology Requirement
Math Requirement

SPRING 1

Linguistics Requirement
Computer Science Requirement
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology

FALL 2

CDS 286 Phonetics
CDS 388 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
Physical Science Requirement

SPRING 2

CDS 389 General and Speech Acoustics
CDS 390 Audiology: Diagnosis and Management
Statistics Requirement

FALL 3

CDS 301 Language Development in Children
CDS 387 Psychoacoustic Science
Human Behavior Requirement #1

SPRING 3

CDS 402 Language Disorders in Children
CDS 392 Phonological Disorders: Diagnosis and Management
Human Behavior Requirement #2

FALL 4

CDS 482 Diagnostics in Communicative Disorders
CDS 484 Aural Rehabilitation

SPRING 4

CDS 480 (Fall or Spring) Clinical Observation and Participation

Summary

Total required credit hours in communicative disorders and sciences – 31 (minimum of 20 CDS credits must be completed at UB)
Total required credit hours outside communicative disorders and sciences – 27