Academic Focus Areas

Did you know that close to 85% of college students change their major at some point in their college journey? At Southeastern, you will have the opportunity to choose a Southeastern 101 course in one of seven different focus areas. This allows you to learn more about different career fields in your chosen area of interest and to connect with fellow students also interested in these fields.

Arts & Culture

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Art & Art Education
  • History/Cultural Resource Management
  • Music & Music Education
  • Theatre
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Business & Entrepreneurship

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Pre-Law
  • Professional Sales
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Communication, Writing & Media

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • English & English Education
  • Mulitimedia Journalism
  • Publishing Studies
  • Pre-Law
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Journalism
  • TV/Radio Broadcasting
  • World Languages & Language Education
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Healthcare & Human Studies

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Counseling
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Health Systems Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology / Audiology
  • Sport Management
  • Pre-Professional healthcare careers
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Public Safety & Social Concerns

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Criminal Justice
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Social Studies Education
  • Sociology
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Biology
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Technology
  • Forensic Science
  • Industrial Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Math Education
  • Occupational Safety, Health & Environment
  • Physics
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Professional careers
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area

Teaching & Education

Areas of Interest or Possible Career Paths:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Special Education
  • High School Education
  • Other interests/careers related to this focus area