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Students wishing to declare a minor must meet with our academic adviser to enroll in restricted courses and discuss course selection. Note: Please consult with an adviser from your department or school before meeting with the adviser from our program.

  1. Students must take 4 courses (16 credits) from the courses below. All courses are 4 credits unless otherwise specified.)
  1. A minimum of 3 of those courses must be CSD courses; one of these must be CSCD-UE 101 The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication. We recommend that students take this course first.

*denotes class only offered in fall                           

**denotes class only offered in spring

***denotes class offered in spring and summer

Courses in CSD

  • CSCD-UE 101 The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication***
  • CSCD-UE 231 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism**
  • CSCD-UE 241 Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Communication*
  • CSCD-UE 33 Voices and Listeners
  • CSCD-UE 201 Phonetics and Phonemics*
  • CSCD-UE 1202 Acoustic Phonetics**
  • CSCD-UE 1801 Introduction to Communication Disorders in Adults**
    • Prerequisite or corequisite: CSCD-UE 241
  • CSCD-UE 110 Science of Language
    • May substitute LING-UA 1 Language or LING-UA 3 Language and Mind
  • CSCD-UE 1901 Clinical Methods in CSD*
    • Prerequisite: CSCD-UE 101
  • CSCD-UE 1701 Introduction to Speech and Language Disorders in Children**
    • Prerequisite: CSCD-UE 1601
  • CSCD-UE 1601 Speech and Language Development in Children**
  • CSCD-UE 221 Introduction to Audiology*
  • CSCD-UE 1222 Audiology: Intervention Strategies Across the Lifespan**
    • Prerequisite: CSCD-UE 221
  • CSCD-UE 9650 Contemporary Issues in Health Services in the United Kingdom

There are many other courses on a range of topics that can count toward your minor. Contact the CSD advisor at csd-ug@nyu.edu for a full list.

Possible Concentrations

The department offers three possible concentrations for students who declare a minor: 1) pediatric, 2) adult/neuroscience, and 3) graduate school preparatory. Below are suggested courses for each. Please note: students are not required to declare a concentration.

Pediatric Concentration

  • CSCD-UE 101: The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication
  • CSCD-UE 110 Science of Language
  • CSCD-UE 1601 Speech and Language Development in Children
  • CSCD-UE 1701 Introduction to Speech and Language Disorders in Children

Adult/Neuroscience Concentration

  • CSCD-UE 101: The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication
  • CSCD-UE 110 Science of Language
  • CSCD-UE 241 Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Communication
  • CSCD-UE 1801 Introduction to Communication Disorders in Adults

Graduate School Preparatory Concentration

  • CSCD-UE 101: The Talking Brain: Typical and Disordered Communication
  • Plus any 3 of the following:
    • CSCD-UE 201 Phonetics and Phonemics
    • CSCD-UE 1202 Acoustic Phonetics
    • CSCD-UE 221 Introduction to Audiology
    • CSCD-UE 231 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
    • CSCD-UE 1601 Speech and Language Development in Children