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Communication Disorders

Martin Bldg. Room 34
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4993
Fax: 660-543-8234

Student Outcomes

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a functional major in Speech-Language Pathology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of information regarding prevention, assessment and intervention concerning communication differences and disorders and swallowing or other upper aerodigestive disorders.

  2. Provide prevention, assessment and intervention services to children and adults across a wide range of speech and language disorders and differences in a closely supervised setting.

  3. Demonstrate emerging skills in oral and written language to achieve effective clinical and professional interaction.

  4. Begin to exhibit professional behavior as defined in the cardinal documents of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) including but not limited to Certification Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, ASHA Scope of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, ASHA Code of Ethics and ASHA Preferred Practice Patterns for the Profession of Speech-Language Pathology.

  5. Collaborate with professionals and provide counseling to individuals and their families regarding speech and language differences and disorders in a closely supervised setting.

  6. Begin to integrate classroom-based knowledge, clinical experience and technological resources to support Evidence-Based Practice in a guided clinical setting.