Curriculum in English Education Grades 6-12

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

(see footnotes at bottom)



First Semester

††ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
  3 hours
MATH 151/161G College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra 3 hours
  3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
Biological or
  3 hours
POLI 201, or
American Politics
State and Local Politics
3 hours
MATH 162, or
MATH 163, or
MATH 165, or
MATH 185, or
MATh 241G
Plane Trigonometry
Calculus for the Biological, Business and Social Sciences
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
Contemporary Mathematics
Elementary Statistics
3 hours
COMM 210G Communication in the Classroom 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours



First Semester

††ENGL 301 British Literature I 3 hours
††ENGL 395 Early American Literature 3 hours
†††EDUC 2032 Foundations of Education 2 hours
†††EDUC 2122 Diversity in the Classroom 1 hours
  3 hours
††ENGL 300G Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation 3 hours
ART 105, or
ART 106, or
MUS 151, or
THEA 131, or
DNC 302G,H
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
History and Survey of Dance
3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
††EPSY 311 Adolescent Psychology 3 hours
††ENGL 303 British Literature II 3 hours
††ENGL 396 American Literature Since 1860 3 hours
††ENGL 312 Advanced Grammar 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 17 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 413 or
ENGL 414
The Development of the English Language                            
Introduction to Linguistics
3 hours
  3 hours
††ENGL 4672 The Teaching of Writing 3 hours
††EDUC 407 Tests and Measurements 3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 435 or
ENGL 436
Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances
Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
3 hours
††ENGL 468 The Teaching of Literature 3 hours
††EDUC 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for Beginning Teachers 3 hours
  3 hours
Electives   4 hours
  Total: 16 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 351 or
ENGL 352
Early World Literature
Modern World Literature
3 hours
††EDUC 490 Special Methods in High School Subjects                                     6 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

EDUC 486 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools 9 hours
  Total: 9 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option.

††A grade of "C" or better is required in these courses.
†††A grade of "B" or better is required.
1Students must complete a minimum of 6 hours in a two-semester sequence of a biological science plus a physical science or a two-semester sequence of a physical science plus biological science. See the General Education Requirements in the University Policies chapter of this catalog for the approved sequenced courses.
2Education 203 and 212 must be taken concurrently.
3To be chosen from the following: English 310, 317, 352, 392, 428.


Department of English

For the American College Test in English, see English Placement in this catalog. As one of its purposes the Department of English affords specialization in English for entrance to the teaching profession. Requirements for graduation are a total of 120 semester hours.


Honors Diploma in English

HIST 101H, 102H, 201H, or 202H 3 hours
COMM 211H 3 hours
GBIO 151H or 153H 3 hours
HONR 1911 3 hours
Senior Thesis 0 hours
EDUC 472H 3 hours
ENGL H-Option 400-level2 9 hours


1Satisfies Art Elective or Art/Music/Theatre/Dance equipment.
2Students are encouraged to select a course from this list that will fit into their curriculum.
3To fulfill the Honors Diploma in a Discipline (Path 1) requirement for 9 hours of honors courses in the major, the student will take EDUC 472H, one English 400-level literature for an H-option, and one English 400 level elective for an H-option. An H-option course may include participation in collaborative research service learning, an internship, or a Study Abroad program ENGL 121H or 123H and 122H or 124H are recommended in place of ENGL 101 and 102.