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Our focus within the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) undergraduate program is to help you develop the skills you need to be successful no matter which path you choose. We work closely with you to provide valuable classroom and clinical experiences. You will learn along with your cohort of CSD undergraduates, and prepare to continue your studies through a graduate program or enter the workforce in a related field.
At UWEC our undergraduate program is a comprehensive major. Instead of a minor, our students have the opportunity to select elective courses in related areas of study. You can focus your studies in areas related to academic or medical settings along with exploring options for both speech-language pathology or audiology.
Formal admission to the Communication Sciences and Disorders program must be made. A student must be admitted to UW-Eau Claire as a pre-CSD student before applying to the CSD program. Admissions will take place twice each year. Applications, using the e-form, are due by February 15 and September 15 each year.
The CSD department uses a holistic admissions process. This means that grades earned in all coursework will be used to make admissions decisions. In addition to grades, the admissions committee will use information gathered through class participation in the CSD courses to support demonstration speaking and writing skills and dispositional skills essential for success in this major. A faculty committee will make admissions decisions and notify all applicants before fall or spring registration begins.
The department may find it necessary to deny admission to a qualified applicant because of enrollment limits in the upper division CSD courses. Depending on the number of applicants, it is likely that the GPA required to be competitive for admission may be well above the 3.0 minimum GPA. Meeting the minimum standards does not guarantee a student will be admitted to the major. Resources allow admission of approximately 60 students each year.
Clinical experiences are a priority for all undergraduate and graduate students at UWEC. We offer clinical experiences in our CCD, and partner with a large number of affiliates throughout the region to provide our students with learning opportunities.I see opportunity
Our programs are innovative and rigorous, and our staff is passionate about helping you become a competent professional. We also know our graduate program options will fit exactly what you are looking for.Explore our graduate programs
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