Department of Communicative Disorders

The University of Alabama’s Communicative Disorders undergraduate program provides general training in the areas of speech, language, pathology, and audiology. Communicative Disorders students are introduced to all aspects of the development of speech and language, hearing, and associated disorders to prepare them for further educational training at the graduate level. Completion of the Communicative Disorders major courses is one component of the undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts in communicative disorders. Our faculty consists of both academic and clinical professionals with expertise in areas such as developmental speech and language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, adult neurogenic communication disorders, fluency disorders, swallowing disorders, voice disorders, auditory prostheses, and balance issues.

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Programs

The Department of Communicative Disorders offers a bachelor of arts (BA) degree and a minor in Communicative Disorders (speech-language pathology). Students majoring in Communicative Disorders are expected to matriculate to graduate study in speech-language pathology or audiology.

Faculty

Chair and Assistant Professor
  • Barber, Angela
Distinguished Graduate Research Professor
  • Formby, C. Craig
Assistant Professors
  • Buhr, Anthony
  • Gosa, Memorie

Courses

CD
102
SB
Hours
3
Communicative Disorders First-Year Overview

To learn skills and techniques helpful as they continue on in the college career. Through experiential learning and guest speakers students will learn many things about the field.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
CD
103
SB, UH
Hours
3
Communicative Disorders First-Year Overview Honors

To learn skills and techniques helpful as they continue on in the college career. Through experiential learning and guest speakers students will learn many things about the field.

Social and Behavioral Sciences, University Honors

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