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Communication Disorders

Undergraduate Major Program

Undergraduate study in Communication Disorders has been offered at New Paltz since 1969. The Communication Disorders program is a liberal arts and sciences major that prepares students for graduate study in speech-language pathology, audiology or related areas.



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Students first declare a pre-major in Communication Disorders and take required and recommended course work as freshmen and sophomores. To become a major in Communication Disorders, students must complete the pre-major courses and earn a minimum of 30 credits with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0. 

The Major