Southeast Missouri State University

Exceptional Child (Cross Categorical)/ with Elementary Certification
K-12 Cross-Categorical Mild/Moderate and Elementary 1-6

Hours needed for graduation will exceed 120 hours.

It is your responsibility to check the University Bulletin to make sure you have met various prerequisites.

Credit hours are shown beside each course.

ARTISTIC EXPRESSION
CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THESE
AR108, AR111, AR112, FL205, LI 205, MM101, MU181, MU182, MU190, DA100, PL203, PG284, TH100, TH101.
(3 hours credit) (If closed, call instructor).

Number Name

Hours 

BS118 Intro to Process Science This class meets for half the semester.....either first half or second half.

1

BS218 Biological Science (with lab) (Pre-req. includes BS118).

3

CL001, CL002,
CL003, CL004
Career Linkage sessions (Required for students entering Southeast in fall, 2005 or later)

0

EC101 Economic Problems and Policies (If closed, go to http://www.semo.edu/hcb)

3

EL120 Elem. Block I Field   (must pass) (if closed call 651-2412)

2

EL210  Integrating Technology Into the Classroom  C  (required for students entering Southeast Fall 07 or later) (if closed call 651-2412)

 2

EN100 English Comp I  C (Placement may require EN099 as a pre-req).

3

EN140 Rhetoric & Critical Thinking C (pre-req includes EN100 with C or above).

3

EX311 Intro to Exceptional Children C (If closed, call 651-2412)  (previously EX200)

3

EX318 Intro to Cross Categorical C (mild/moderate) (If closed, call 651-2442)  (previously EX273)

3

HL210 Health and Safety C (If closed, call 651-2197).

2

LI243 Children's Literature (pre-req includes EN100, EL120) 

3

MA118 Mathematics I C  (Pre-req: Math sectional ACT of 21 or MA101/102 completed with C or above) (If closed, call 651-2164)

3

MA318 Mathematics II C(pre-req is MA118 with grade of C)  (If closed, call 651-2164)

3

MA418 Mathematics III (pre-req is MA118 with grade of C)  (If closed, call 651-2164)

3

MU356 Music Skills for the Teacher C (pre-req FOR EL313)  (If closed, call 651-2141 to enroll).

1

PH218 Physical Science (pre-req includes BS118) (If closed, call 651-2167).

3

Praxis II National Teachers' Exam  (Praxis Test codes for Special Education are 20353 and 10542)  (Take before block IV).

0

PS103 Political Systems (If closed, call 651-2183).

3

PY120/CF120

The Child C (If PY120 closed, call 651-2132; CF120 call 651-2109).

3

SC105 Oral Communication C (To get on waiting list, go to www.semo.edu/communication).

3

EL274

SO102

Diversity in American Schools  (students entering Southeast Fall 2007 or later must take EL274) (if closed call 651-2128)

Society, Culture, & Social Behavior (or SO120 or SW207)  (for students admitted to Southeast prior to Fall 2007)  (if closed, call 651-2541)

3

UI100 &
corresponding CL001
First Year Seminar and Career Survey (if closed, call instructor).

3

US105/107  American History I or II (If closed, call 651-2180).

3

UI308 Physical/Cultural Landscapes (pre-req includes must have 45 hours completed) (If closed, call 651-2146).

3

UI318 Earth Science (pre reqs include BS118, PH218, BS218) (If closed, call 651-2167).

3

UI4xx Select any UI400 level (pre-req includes must have 45 hours completed) (If UI412 is selected, call 651-2585 if closed).

3

MAPP1 and MAPP2 MAPP1 and MAPP2  (MAPP2 take after 90 hous have been completed)  To enroll:  http://www.semo.edu/testing/costs_22908.htm  If closed call 651-2836.

 0

WP003 Writing Proficiency Exam (must pass) (take after 75 hours completed) (If closed, call 651-5905).

0

A "C" notes that a grade of C or higher is required. 

Requirements for Teacher Ed must be completed before Block II.  For an explanation of these requirements click here:  TEP

Block II consists of the following classes and includes a field experience in a public school where students present lesson plans and work in other areas as needed or designated.  Students in block II should have completed LI243 Children's Literature or should take it concurrently with block II.

Number Name

Hours

EL314 Elementary Field Experience Block II (must pass)  (previously EL260)

3

EL315 Theories of Learning & Management C  (previously EL261)

2

EL316 Foundations of Reading Techniques C  (previously EL262)

3

EL317 Foundations of Language Arts Techniques C   (previously EL263)

2

EX302 Language Development of the Exceptional Child C

2

EX307 Parents and the Exceptional Child C

3

EL313 Children and the Arts C  (previously ED255)

3

Block III  Should have had MA118, and either MA318 or MA418, BS118 and either PH218 or BS218; EC101, PS103, UI308 and US105 or US107 before block III is taken.  TEP  requirements must be met before block III.  Block III is a combination of on campus classes and off campus public school field experience. Allow up to three weeks of  full time participation for block III and parts of other weeks should also be kept free.  Contact Dr. Tahsin Khalid at 651-2505 or tkhalid@semo.edu for additional info if needed. 

Number Name

Hours 

EL350 Elementary Field Experience III (must pass)

3

EL351 Tech. of Teaching Science C

2

EL352 Tech. of Teaching Social Studies C

1

EL353 Tech. of Teaching Mathematics C

2

EL354 Corrective Reading Instruction C

3

EL355 Reading Study Strategies/Skills C

2

EX312 Diagnosis & Remediation of Learning Difficulties in Mathematics C(formerly EL308)

3

Block IIIa Enroll through My Southeast for block IIIa.   Take block IIIa after block III. 

Number Name

Hours 

EX373 Techniques C

3

EX317 Assessment and Techniques of Teaching  the Exceptional Child C

3

EX304 Behavior Management. C 

3

EX305 Teaching Strategies and Career Awareness for Mildly Handicapped Adolescents C

3

EX309 Exceptional Child Education Field ExperienceBlock IIIa (must pass)

3

EF304 School and Society. C   (previously EF200)

2

NTE/Praxis II Exam. (Call 573-651-2836 For Information) (Take Praxis II with last professional block before student teaching)
(Praxis Test Codes for Special Education are 20353 and 10542)

0

Block IV Student Teaching--select applicable areas:                                                                                       

Number Name

Hours

EX471 Student Teaching Cross Categorical

6

EL455 Student Teaching (Elementary)

8

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