Graduate and University Studies

Requirements

The following requirements concerning the General Education Program at Southeastern were developed, reviewed, and approved by the General Education Council, Academic Council, and Vice President for Academic Affairs. These requirements will apply to all new students admitted to Southeastern after 1 September 2006.

  1. A student must have a 2.00 retention/graduation grade-point average in all general education coursework completed.
  2. A student must have a 2.00 retention/graduation grade-point average in all general education coursework completed at Southeastern.
  3. Students must successfully complete either CIS 1003 or BIM 1553 (or their equivalent at another institution of higher education), or pass the computer proficiency test at Southeastern (see description of requirements provided in item 4). One year of computer science in high school will no longer satisfy the computer proficiency requirement at Southeastern. A student must make at least a 70% with no less than 50% on any section of the computer proficiency test to pass. A student only will be able to take the test once. A student achieving at least a 70% will receive 3 semester hours of advanced standing for computer proficiency.
  4. A student must complete English Composition I (ENG 1113), the Math requirement, and computer proficiency in his/her first 30 hours of college coursework at Southeastern.
  5. A student must complete English Composition II (ENG 1213) and either Interpersonal Communication (COMM 1233) or Business and Professional Speaking (COMM 2213) within the first 45 hours of college coursework at Southeastern.

Forms

Course Requirements

Communications (9 hours)

  • ENG 1113 Grammar and Composition I
  • ENG 1213 Grammar and Composition II

One of the following:

  • COMM 1233 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 2213 Business and Professional Speaking

Social and Behavioral Sciences (12 hours)

  • POSC 1513 American Federal Government

One of the following:

  • HIST 1513 United States History To 1876.
  • HIST 1523 United States History Since 1876.

One of the following:

  • ECON 2113 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • GEOG 2723 Regional Geography of the World
  • HIST 3513 U.S. Social and Cultural History
  • SOC 1113 Principles of Sociology

One of the following:

  • HPER 1113 Wellness and Positive Life-Styles
  • PSY 1113 Introduction to Psychology

Sciences and Mathematics (11 hours)

One of the following:

  • BIOL 1114 General Biology
  • BIOL 1404 Principles of Biology I

One of the following:

  • CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I
  • PHYS 1114 General Physics I
  • PHYS 2015 Engineering Physics I
  • PSCI 1114 General Physical Science
  • PSCI 1214 Earth Science
  • PSCI 3114 General Astronomy

One of the following:

  • MATH 1303 Mathematics In The Liberal Arts
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra
  • MATH 1543 Algebra For The Sciences
  • MATH 1613 Trigonometry
  • MATH 2013 Introduction To Discrete Math
  • MATH 2113 Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 2143 Brief Calculus With Applications
  • MATH 2215 Calculus I
  • MATH 2283 Introduction To Logic

Humanities (9 hours)

One or Two of the following:

  • ENG 2313 Introduction To Literature
  • ENG 3893 World Literature in Translation
  • HUM 2113 Humanities
  • HUM 2223 Humanities
  • HUM 2313 Introduction To Literature
  • HUM 2453 Philosophy In Life
  • PHIL 2113 Introduction To Philosophy

One or Two of the following:

  • ART 1003 Art and Visual Communication
  • ART 1103 Art Appreciation
  • ART 2103 2D Design
  • ART 3083 Issues in Aesthetics and Criticism
  • MUS 1113 Music In American Society
  • MUS 1123 Music Literature And Appreciation
  • THTR 1113 Introduction To Theatre
  • THTR 1143 Theatre In Live Performance: From Masks To Musical
  • THTR 2513 History Of Theatre To 1700
  • THTR 2613 History Of Theatre: 1700 To Present

Zero or One of the following:

  • CHTW 1513 Choctaw Language And Culture
  • CHTW 1613 Choctaw Language and Culture II
  • FREN 1113 Elementary French I
  • FREN 1223 Elementary French II
  • GERM 1113 Elementary German I
  • GERM 1223 Elementary German II
  • SPAN 1113 Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN 1223 Principles of Spanish
  • SPAN 2113 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 2223 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 2333 Spanish Vocabulary Building.
  • SPAN 3113 Intermediate Spanish Grammar And Composition
  • SPAN 3123 Intermediate Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN 3133 Introduction To Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 3143 Hispanic Civilization And Culture
  • SPAN 4113 Spanish Peninsular Literature
  • SPAN 4133 Advanced Spanish Grammar And Composition
  • SPAN 4143 Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN 4183 Study Abroad in Spanish
  • SPAN 4223 Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 4303 Spanish Phonetics And Dialects

Computer Proficiency Requirement

One of the following:

  • CIS 1003 Computers In Society
  • BIM 1553 Business Computer Applications
  • SOSU Computer Proficiency Test.*

* Requires evaluation. For more information contact the The Learning Center

Note: Some degree programs require specific general education courses; please consult program requirements listed in departmental information and/or talk to your advisor.