Middle School Education and Special Education
Mild/Moderate Grades 4-8

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
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
††GEOG 103G Introduction to Geography 3 hours
ART 105, or
MUS 151G,H
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
††MATH 177 Mathematics for Elementary Education I 3 hours
ESSC 101G Earth and Space Science I 3 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II 3 hours
BIOL 154 General Biology Laboratory II 1 hour
HIST 102G 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
††MATH 277G Mathematics for Elementary Education II 3 hours
HIST 202 American History since 1877 3 hours
††SPED 213 Technology for Inclusion 1 hour
††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
†††EDUC 2121 Diversity in the Classroom 1 hour
†††EDUC 2031 Foundations of Education 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
††MATH 287 Mathematics for Elementary Education III 3 hours
or Social
  0-3 hours
††EPSY 301G Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
††EDUC 308 Teaching Reading in the Middle School 3 hours
††SPED 365 Behavior Management Strategies for the Student
with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
  Total: 15-18 hours





First Semester

††EDUC 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for 
Beginning Teachers
3 hours
††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 307 Instructional Planning and Assessment 3 hours
POLI 201G American Politics 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††EDUC 3203 Foundations of PK-8 Mathematics Education 3 hours
††EDUC 3283 Curriculum and Instruction in Grades 4-8  6 hours 
††SPED 442 Developing Family and Professional Partnerships Through
 PHYS 142 Physics for Elementary Education   4 hours 
  Total: 16 hours




††SPED 441 Practicum in Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals
with Exceptionalities
3 hours
††SPED 465 Inclusion Practicum 3 hours
  Total: 6 hours




First Semester

††Focus Area - 
Social Studies/
  3-4 hours
††Focus Area -
Social Studies/
  3-4 hours
††EDUC 4844 Upper Elementary Curriculum and Instruction 6 hours
††SPED 4954 The Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Regular Classroom 3 hours
  Total: 15-17 hours



Second Semester

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


Total semester hours required 125-130

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 

Math Focus majors must take MATH 151/161.

Focus Area: English: English 230-231/232 (3 hrs); English 312 (3 hrs); English 467(3 hrs).
Math: Math 367 (4 hrs); Math 467 (3 hrs).
Social Studies: History 101 (3 hrs); History 201 (3 hrs); History 321 (3 hrs).
Science Focus – CHEM 107 (4 hours) and ESSC 101 (3 hours)
††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, SPED 367, and EDUC 307 concurrently
3Take EDUC 320 and EDUC 328 concurrently.
4Take SPED 484 and SPED 495 concurrently.