Middle School Education and Special Education
Mild/Moderate Grades 4-8
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science
Science Focus Area

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
††MATH 105 or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra
3 hours
GBIO 106G Introduction to Biological Principles I 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
††GEOG 103G Introduction to Geography 3 hours
ART 105 or
MUS 151G
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
††MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
ESSC 101 Earth and Space Science I 3 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II 3 hours
HIST 202G American History since 1877 3 hours
††COMM 210G Communicating in the Classroom 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours



First 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
††ESSC 102 Earth and Space Science II 3 hours
††SPED 200 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 3 hours
POLI 201G American Politics 3 hours
†††EDUC 202 Introduction to Education 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††PHSC 101 Physical Science I 3 hours
††MATH 177 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Education I 3 hours
††CHEM 101G General Chemistry I 3 hours
††EDUC 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for Beginning Teachers 3 hours
††EDUC 308 Teaching Reading in the Middle School 3 hours
††EDUC 307 Instructional Planning and Assessment 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours





First Semester

††EDUC 3202* Foundations of PK-8 Mathematics Education  3 hours
††SPED 3661 Methods for Teaching Language Arts to Students with 
Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
††SPED 3671 Methods for Teaching Mathematics and Other Content Areas
to Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
3 hours
††EDUC 3222* Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading 3 hours
††LSED 402 Books and Related Materials for Young People 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††EDUC 494 Methods in Middle School Subjects 6 hours
††SPED 365 Behavior Management Strategies for the Student with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 3 hours 
††SPED 442 Developing Family and Professional Partnerships Through
 3 hours 
††PHYS 142 Physics for Elementary Education 4 hours 
††SPED 213 Technology for Inclusion 1 hour
  Total: 17 hours




††SPED 4413 Practicum in Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals
with Exceptionalities
3 hours
††SPED 4653 Inclusion Practicum 3 hours
  Total: 6 hours




First Semester

††EDUC 4534** Student Teaching I in the PK-12 Schools 6 hours
††EDUC 4684 Teaching Science and Mathematics in Middle School 3 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3 hours
  Total: 12 hours



Second Semester

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


Total semester hours required 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

††A grade of “C” or better is required.

†††A grade of “B” or better is required

1Take SPED 366 and SPED 367 concurrently.

2Take EDUC 320 and EDUC 322 concurrently.

3Take SPED 441 and SPED 465 concurrently.

4Take EDUC 453 and EDUC 468 concurrently.

*Completion of an approved Introductory Portfolio is a prerequisite for EDUC 320 and EDUC 322.

**Completion of an approved Developing Portfolio is a prerequisite for EDUC 453.