Admission into the Minor

A cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 and sophomore standing are required for entry into 200-level CD courses. Completion of 200-level CD courses is required for enrollment in 300- and 400-level CD courses. Students are expected to formally declare a minor. With the assistance of an advisor in the minor department, students should complete the “Declaration of Minor” form online before or during the third year of full-time enrollment.

Grade Point Average

A 2.00 grade point average in the minor is required. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA. Minor GPA standards are required for continuance in the minor. See “Admission into the minor.”

Minor Courses

The minor in communicative disorders requires the successful completion of the following 18 semester hours:

Course Hours
CD 225 Intro to Communicative Disorders 3
CD 226 Language & Speech Development 3
CD 275 Anat Physio Sech Hear Mechanism 3
CD 308 Speech Disorders I 3
CD 309 Speech Disorders II 3
CD 443 Basic Audiology 3
Total Hours 18

Upper-Level Residency

A minimum of 6 hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, college, and University requirements.