The general studies with (disciplinary) emphasis major offers students a path to graduation that combines generalized study with disciplinary focus in deaf education or in speech-language pathology, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students graduating with a focus in deaf education are not certified to teach. Students graduating with a focus in speech-language pathology might meet Missouri requirements for certification as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) depending on which electives are completed.
Major Requirements Include
Residency, Major, General Education, and Graduation Requirements as described in the Fontbonne University Catalog.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 in the major is required for graduation.
A minimum of 19 hours of course work in the area of emphasis, 15 hours of electives as defined by the CDDE Department, and a capstone experience.
Courses Required in the General Studies with Emphasis in Communication Disorders