Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of the St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Department offers academic programs in both Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Speech-Language Pathologists are professionals who assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. Audiologists are professionals who diagnose, treat and help prevent hearing and balance problems. Both professions require a graduate degree for entry into the respective fields.
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department provides students with hands on, clinical training in both Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in our Speech and Hearing Center.
Nancy Colodny, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Yan Helen Yu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Director, M.A. Speech-Language Pathology Program
Anne-Marie Maher, M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech and Hearing Center Director (Seton Complex)
Suzanne Miller, Ph.D., CCC-A
Program Director, Long Island Au.D. Consortium
Monica Wagner, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Rebecca Wiseheart, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a 21-credit minor sequence in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. This minor is open to all students, but is especially beneficial to students with a Psychology, Languages and Literatures, Rhetoric and Public Address, English, or Sociology major.
Students who wish to complete the minor must take the following required courses:
- CSD 1710 Phonetics
- CSD 1720 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech System
- CSD 1730 Language Acquisition
- CSD 1740 Introduction to Hearing Science
- CSD 2750 Introduction to Audiology
- CSD 2760 Language Disorders Across the Lifespan
- CSD 2770 Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan