University Catalogue

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 YEAR

First Semester

ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
††MATH 105 or
MATH 151 or
MATH 161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals 
College Algebra
3 hours
GBIO 106G Introduction to Biological Principles I 3 hours
ART 105 or
MUS 151 or 
THEA 131G
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
††GEOG 103G Introduction to Geography 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 17 hours

 

Second Semester

††ENGL 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
††MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
POLI 201G American Politics 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


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
†††EDUC 202 Introduction to Education 3 hours
††EPSY 301 Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
††SPED 200 Introduction to Diverse Learners 3 hours
ESSC 101 or
ESSC 102G
Earth and Space Science I
Earth and Space Science II
3 hours
††MATH 247 Number Structure for PK-8 Teachers 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

Second Semester

††EDUC 307 Instructional Planning and Assessment 3 hours
††EDUC 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for Beginning Teachers 3 hours
††EDUC 304 The Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School 3 hours
††MATH 248 Algebra and Geometry Concepts for PK-8 Teachers 3 hours
††SPED 213 Technology for Inclusion 1 hour
††SPED 365 Behavior Management Strategies for the Student with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††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 309 Integrating Music into the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom 3 hours
††EDUC 3202* Foundations of PK-8 Mathematics Education 3 hours
††EDUC 3222* Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††EDUC 324 Struggling Readers and Writers 3 hours
††EDUC 327 Teaching Science and Social Studies in Elementary School 6 hours
††EDUC 333 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts and Literacy 6 hours
††SPED 442 Developing Family and Professional Partnerships Through
Collaboration
3 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

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

 

 
FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††EDUC 4494* Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary Classroom 3 hours
††EDUC 4524 Elementary Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy 3 hours
††EDUC 4534** Student Teaching I in the PK-12 Schools 6 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 major course.
††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 449, EDUC 452, and EDUC 453 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.