The Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) in Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to provide students with the foundation that is necessary for graduate study in audiology, speech-language pathology, and other related fields. Courses within the major are designed to develop students’ understanding of the normal bases of speech, language, and hearing; and to introduce basic concepts related to the disorders that affect human communication.
Additional details about the specific learning objectives and skill outcomes associated with this major can be found within the Undergraduate Catalog.
This major becomes a limited access program during the junior year of college; that is, after a student has earned 60 college credit hours. Students who are admitted to the major begin taking core courses for the major during the fall semester of their junior year.
Detailed information about the program of study for the Bachelor of Health Science major in Communication Sciences and Disorders is presented in the University of Florida’s undergraduate catalog.