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

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

ENGL 101 or
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
††MATH 105 or
MATH 151 or
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals
College Algebra
3 hours
GBIO 106G Introduction to Biological Principles I 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
††HIST 101G Western Civilization to 1500 3 hours
ART 105 or
MUS 151 or
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 102 or
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
††MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
ESSC 101G Earth and Space Science I 3 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II 3 hours
††HIST 102 Western Civilization since 1500 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
††HIST 201 American History to 1877 3 hours
††SPED 200 Introduction to Diverse Learners 3 hours
POLI 201G American Politics 3 hours
†††EDUC 202 Introduction to Education 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††HIST 202 American History since 1877 3 hours
††MATH 249 Mathematics for Middle School Science, Social Studies, and English Teachers 3 hours
††GEOG 103G Introduction to Geography 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 
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas   3 hours 
††SPED 213 Technology for Inclusion 1 hour
  Total: 16 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 4694 Teaching Reading and Social Studies in Middle School 3 hours
††HIST 3214 History of Louisiana 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 129

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 469 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.