DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS IN THE
OF SCIENCE IN
SCIENCES AND DISORDERS
THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008
Dean Roderick Hart of the College of Communication
has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes
to the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in communication sciences
and disorders in the College of Communication chapter of the Undergraduate
faculty and the dean of the college approved the proposed changes on
October 11, 2005. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on
October 14, 2005. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation
of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or
The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on
January 27, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program
Review from the Office of the General Faculty on January 27, 2006. The committee
forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on February
20, 2006, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf
of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.
If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified
below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council.
If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented
to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must
be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General
Faculty by noon on March 3, 2006.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/
on February 24, 2006. Paper copies are available on request from the Office
of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.
CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS IN
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS IN
THE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008
|On page 80, under the heading DEGREES, in the BACHELOR
OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS section of the College
of Communication chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make
the following changes:
|| Students specializing in speech/language pathology [
|or audiology] must
complete at least [ thirty] thirty-one semester hours of coursework in communication
sciences and disorders; those specializing in audiology must complete
at least thirty-five hours; those specializing in education of the deaf/hearing-impaired
must complete at least [ twenty-five] twenty-eight hours. For students in
all three specializations, fifteen hours of this coursework must be upper-division.
No more than [ thirty-six] thirty-eight semester hours of
coursework in communication sciences and disorders may be counted toward
the degree. Coursework in American Sign Language may not be used to satisfy
requirement 1 and is not included in the [ thirty-six] thirty-eight hours
allowed for the degree. The following courses are required:
|| Speech/language pathology: Communication Sciences and Disorders
306K, 311K, 313L, 315S, 341, 350, 367K, 368K, 168L, 371, and either 373 or both 378 and
|| Audiology: Communication Sciences and Disorders 306K, 311K, 313L,
315S, 341, 350, 367K, 368K, 168L, 371, 373, [
|| Education of the deaf/hearing-impaired: Communication Sciences
and Disorders 308K, 311K, 313L, 314L, 341, 360M, 368K, 168L, and
|seven] six additional semester hours of upper-division coursework
in communication sciences and disorders.
|| At least six semester hours of coursework must be taken in the College
of Communication but outside communication sciences and disorders. However,
no student may count toward the degree more than [
|forty-two] forty-four semester hours (including transfer credit) in College of Communication
|| No College of Communication course to be counted toward the degree may
be taken on the pass/fail basis, unless the course is offered only on that
Communication Sciences and Disorders students are required to concurrently
enroll in these laboratory hours that augment the course content of the respective
courses. In effect, these additional hours will increase the total hours required
for the major.
Deaf Education majors must now take CSD 311K. This course will provide a strong
foundation for required upper-division communication sciences and disorders courses
in the major.
The department has determined that in order for students to be successful in
CSD 371 that students need the background provided in CSD 350. This course will
now be a pre-requisite for CSD 371.