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Online Bachelor of Health Science with a Major in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Online BHS-CMS Program

 

The Online BHS-CMS Program provides the final two years of a four-year Bachelor of Health Science degree with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The program is designed to fit seamlessly with an Associates of Arts degree from a Florida community or state college or with an equivalent Associate of Arts degree from other accredited institutions.

Students enrolled in the Online BHS-CMS Program are taught by UF’s outstanding faculty and UF affiliates. Live, online lectures allow students from all over the world to feel a part of a true classroom community. Students can attend these online lectures when they occur but they are also recorded. Thus, lectures can be viewed or reviewed any time of the day or night. Students receive support from professors, teaching assistants, and academic advisors through e-mail, discussion boards, and chat rooms.

Course Requirements

The online Bachelor of Health Science degree with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders consists of 60 upper division credit hours. Students must complete all college and major requirements at UF to receive the BHS-CMS degree from UF; general elective courses can be completed at other institutions with program approval. The following courses are required.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EEX 3012

Introduction to Exceptional Education

3

ENC 3254

Speaking and Writing in the Discipline

3

PHC 4101

Public Health Concepts

3

SPA 3011

Speech Acoustics

3

SPA 3032

Fundamentals of Hearing

3

SPA 3101

Speech Anatomy & Physiology

3

SPA 4004

Language Development

3

SPA 4104

Neural Bases of Communication

3

SPA 4250

Introduction to Speech Disorders

3

SPA 4302

Audiometry & Hearing Disorders

3

SPA 4321

Audiologic Rehabilitation

3

SPA 4400

Introduction to Language Disorders

3

SPA 3003

Special Topics Phonetics

3

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS

College Electives

Public Health & Health Professions

9

GENERAL ELECTIVES

General Electives

Other electives approved by the program

12

Total Credit Hours

60

 

Sample Curriculum

 

FALL

Junior Year

SPRING

Junior Year

SUMMER

After Junior Year

FALL

Senior Year

SPRING

Senior Year

SPA 3032 Fundamentals of Hearing

SPA 3011
Speech Acoustics

PHC 4101
Public Health Concepts

SPA 4400
Introduction to Language Disorders

 

 

College Elective

EEX 3012 Introduction to Special Education

SPA 4004
Language Development

SPA 4104
Neural Bases of Communication

ENC 3254
Speaking &Writing in the Discipline

 

College Elective

SPA 3101
Speech Anatomy & Physiology

SPA 4250
Introduction to Speech Disorders

SPA 4321
Audiologic Rehabilitation

General Elective

HSC 3801

 

SPA 3003 Phonetics

SPA 4302
Audiometry & Hearing Disorders

General
Elective

General Elective

General Elective