Welcome to Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies!

students, yellow trees

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies at California State University, Fresno is to disseminate knowledge and to train professionals in speech-language pathology, audiology, deaf education, deaf studies, and interpreting who will provide quality service to the public. The Department will accomplish this mission by providing a stimulating leaning environment for enhancing personal and educational development, promoting understanding of people of various cultures, and offering opportunities for research and scholarship in communicative sciences and deaf studies.

CSDS Graduation Ceremony Information: 

We are so excited to celebrate all the hard work our students put forth each semester! See below for general information:

Friday May 19, 2017
Student Recreation Center (beside the Save Mart Center)

  • Tickets will be required for this event. Students who are graduating and plan to participate in the ceremony will receive more information in March. 
  • Students are eligible to participate if they graduated in Fall 2016, graduating in Spring 2017 or Summer 2017. If you graduate in Fall 2017, you will need to wait until next years ceremony

Equal Opportunity Statement

California State University, Fresno is one of the California State Universities and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, which does not discriminate because of sex, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. The California State University is committed to providing equal opportunities to men and women CSU students in all campus programs, including intercollegiate athletics.