Curriculum in Elementary Education and Special Education
Mild/Moderate Grades 1-5

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
††MATH 105 or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra
3 hours
GBIO 106G Introduction to Biological Principles I 3 hours
BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
ART 105, or
MUS 151G,H
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
3 hours
††GEOG 103G Introduction to Geography 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
††MATH 177 Mathematics for Elementary Education I 3 hours
ESSC 101, or
Earth and Space Science I
Physical Science II
3 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II             3 hours
BIOL 154 General Biology Laboratory II 1 hour
HIST 102G,H Western Civilization since 1500 3 hours
  Total: 16 hours



First Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
†††EDUC 2031 Foundations of Education 2 hours
†††EDUC 2121 Diversity in the Classroom 1 hour
††SPED 213 Technology for Inclusion 1 hour
HIST 202H American History since 1877 3 hours
††MATH 277G Mathematics for Elementary Education II 3 hours
††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
††EPSY 301 Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
††EDUC 304 The Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School 3 hours
††MATH 287 Mathematics for Elementary Education III 3 hours
††SPED 365 Behavior Management Strategies for the Student with
Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
††HUM Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††SPED 3662 Methods for Teaching Language Arts to Students with
Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
††SPED 3672 Methods for Teaching Mathematics and Other Content
Areas to Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
††EDUC 3072 Instructional Planning and Assessment 3 hours
††POLI 201 American Politics 3 hours
††EPSY 315G Classroom Management and Motivation for
Beginning Teachers
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††EDUC 3263 Curriculum and Instruction in Grades 1-5 6 hours
††EDUC 3203 Foundations of PK-8 Mathematics Education 3 hours
††EDUC 3223 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading 3 hours
††SPED 442 Developing Family and Professional Partnerships Through
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




††SPED 4415 Practicum in Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals
with Exceptionalities
3 hours
††SPED 4655 Inclusion Practicum 3 hours
  Total: 6 hours



First Semester

††EDUC 4154 Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary School 9 hours
††SPED 4954 The Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the
Regular Classroom
3 hours
PHYS 142 Physics for Elementary Education 4 hours
  Total: 16 hours



Second Semester

EDUC 450 Elementary and Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Professional Semester
9 hours
  Total: 9 hours


Total semester hours required 128

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:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

A major course.
††A grade of "C" or better is required.
†††A grade of "B" or better is required
1Take EDUC 203 and 212 concurrently.
2Take SPED 366 and SPED 367, and EDUC 307 concurrently.
3Take EDUC 320 and EDUC 322, and EDUC 326 concurrently.
4Take EDUC 415 and SPED 495 concurrently.
5Take SPED 441 and SPED 465 concurrently.