Communication Disorders

Program Information

Course Information

The links below contain information about required course hours, and specific class descriptions.

On-Line Information

Pre-Speech Language Pathology Coursework  

*Course Rotation:

Students are encouraged to begin in the Summer Session


CDIS 210 - Survey of Communication Disorders - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 252 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 261 - Normal Language Development - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 210 - Survery of Communication Disorders - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 215 - Introduction to Phonetics - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 354 - Preschool Language Disorders (Prerequisites: CDIS 261 or CDIS 352 or contact Dr. Crowe for Permission to enroll) - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 410 - Introduction to Audiology (Prerequisites: CDIS 252 and CDIS 335 or Contact Dr. Crowe for Permission to enroll) - 4 cr. hrs.
CDIS 210 - Survey of Communication Disorders - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 335 - Speech and Hearing Science (Prerequisite: CDIS 210, CDIS 252) - 4 cr. hrs.
CDIS 311 - Clinical Methods & Procedures in Communication Disorders (Prerequisite: CDIS 210) - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 362 - Articulation Disorders (Prerequisite: CDIS 215 and CDIS 261) - 3 cr. hrs.
CDIS 415 - Aural Rehabilitation (prerequisite: CDIS 210, CDIS 410) - 3 cr. hrs.

Pre-SLP On-Line Information

How do I get started?

1. If you are already an actively admitted UNK student, proceed to step 3.

2. If you are new to UNK or have not been enrolled for two years as an undergraduate or four years as a graduate student, complete the Undergraduate Admission form online at  There is an admissions link towards the bottom left of the page.  Regardless of degrees held, apply to the category of undergraduate deciding.  If you are unsure of your admission status, please refer to the admission links for assistance or contact the appropriate admissions office. You may pay the $45 application fee by credit card or submit payment to the appropriate admissions office. You cannot proceed to registration until your admission application has been successfully processed.

3. Log into MyBLUE using your NUID number and password. Login Help-If you need assistance with your NUID (Nebraska Unique Identification) number please contact the UNK Helpdesk at 308.8658363. You will receive your NUID as follows:   

  • New undergraduate students will receive a letter from the Undergraduate Admissions Office upon successful acceptance of being admitted to UNK. This letter will indicate the student’s NUID number.

4. Once you are logged into MyBLUE, under the Registration section click on “Enroll, Drop, Add.”

5. Access your class through Blackboard a few days before the course start date at Here you should find out information regarding your courses and what is expected throughout the semester.

6. If you need help, contact the 24/7 Help Desk at 308.865.8363 or email

If you are unsure whether or not you’d like to enroll and have questions, please contact Department Chair, Dr. Linda Crowe.

Program Contact: Dr. Linda Crowe, Chair 
Department: Communication Disorders
Phone: 308-865-8300
Address: College of Education, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849