C A L I F O R N I A S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y B A K E R S F I E L D
COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS AND DEAF STUDIES
CSU FRESNO – Distance learning
Advising and Information Center
(661) 665-6950 (fax)
Audiology, deaf studies, and speech-language pathology are concerned with the development, problems, and disorders found with people’s speech, hearing, and language. These professions are devoted to providing diagnostic, rehabilitative, and educational services to children and adults with communicative disorders.
California State University Fresno’s Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. This degree is available on CSU Bakersfield’s main campus via closed-circuit instructional television. The program provides the academic preparation to work in various diagnostic and rehabilitation settings (e.g., preschool programs, elementary and secondary schools, colleges, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private and community clinics, private practice). Employment opportunities have been and are expected to remain very good.
Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies provides the student with a liberal arts foundation integrated with courses designed to provide a basic understanding of speech, language, and hearing development and communicative problems. Students pursuing this degree program have two options: (1) deaf studies and (2) speech-language pathology. Contact the Assistant Director for information regarding degree requirements, course schedules, and advising, in Bakersfield.