Curriculum in English Education Grades 6-12

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

(see footnotes at bottom)



First Semester

††ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
  3 hours
MATH 105, or
MATH 151, or
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals
College 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 Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
Biological or
  3 hours
PSYC 101G General Psychology I 3 hours
MATH 162, or
MATH 163, or
MATH 165, or
MATH 185, or
MATh 241, or
Plane Trigonometry
Calculus for the Biological, Business and Social Sciences
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
Contemporary Mathematics
Elementary Statistics
Introduction to Logical Reasoning
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 202 Introduction to Education 3 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
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 200 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 3 hours
††PSYC 204G Developmental Psychology 3 hours
††ENGL 303 British Literature II 3 hours
††ENGL 396 American Literature Since 1860 3 hours
††ENGL 312 Advanced Grammar 3 hours
††ENGL 321 Advanced Composition 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 435 or
ENGL 436
Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances
Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
3 hours
††ENGL 467 The Teaching of Writing 3 hours
††EDUC 316 Classroom Management for Middle School and Secondary Teachers 3 hours
††EDUC 407 Tests and Measurements 3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 413 or
ENGL 414
The Development of the English Language
Introduction to Linguistics
3 hours
††ENGL 426 The Adolescent Experience in Literature 3 hours
††ENGL 351 or
ENGL 352
Early World Literature
Modern World Literature
3 hours
  3 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 18 hours




First Semester

††ENGL 468 The Teaching of Literature 3 hours
††EDUC 453 Student Teaching I in the PK-12 Schools 6 hours
††EDUC 485 Special Methods in High School Subjects 3 hours
  Total: 12 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

††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.

2This must be a 400 level English Literature elective


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 the Discipline

For information on earning Sophomore Honors Distinction, Upper Division Honors Distinction, or the Honors Diploma, please consult The University Honors Program section of this catalog, the Director of the Honors Program, and/or your Department Head.