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Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science
Total credit hours: 79 credit hours consisting of 39 hours of CSD courses and 40 hours of interdisciplinary requirements.
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
The communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major at Thiel College serves the higher education needs of pre-professionals as they advance their careers and reach toward their personal enrichment goals.
This interdisciplinary curriculum readies students to compete for admission to graduate school and prepare for a career in the professions of speech-language pathology, audiology, and research. Clinical practicum at Thiel’s on-campus Center for Speech-Language Services enables students to apply theory to practice at the undergraduate level.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2019-2020) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to communication sciences and disorders majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. An environmental chemistry major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Thiel College graduates with a degree in communication sciences and disorders are in demand! Graduates can work in different fields such as:
Thiel graduates have gone on to pursue rewarding careers as speech and language pathologists, audiologists, teachers and clinical assistants. Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami, FL), Chardon High School (Chardon, OH), Blue Cross of Western PA (Pittsburgh, PA), Mercer Co. Behavioral Health Commission (Sharon, PA), Good Samaritan Hospital Home Care (Goshen, NY), and Frederick County Public Schools (Frederick, MD) are among the many employers hiring Thiel graduates.
*Median salaries from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics