Secondary Education - Physical Education/Kinesiology

(Teaching/Coaching)

Return to Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

First Year
First Semester

  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Psychology I PSY 1513
  • Personal and Community Health I HPR 1213
  • *History Elective 3

Total 15 Hours

Second Semester

  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Public Speaking I SPT 1113
  • Introduction to Kinesiology,Health, Physical Education, and Recreation HPR 1313
  • **Elective 3
  • *History Elective 3

Total 15 Hours

Second Year
First Semester

  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • Introduction to Sociology SOC 2113
  • First Aid and CPR HPR 2213
  • **Elective 3
  • **Elective 3

Total 16 Hours

Second Semester

  • Anatomy and Physiology I BIO 2514
  • *Fine Arts Elective 3
  • *Literature Elective 3
  • **Elective 3
  • **Elective 3

Total 16 Hours

*Consult with your chosen transfer college to determine changes to this curriculum.
**It is strongly suggested that students seeking a Physical Education (P. E.) Licensure prepare themselves to teach in one additional discipline. The Mississippi Department of Education requires 21 semester hours of prefix-specific courses with a grade of "C" or better. Some of the common supplemental endorsement areas are English, Communication, Social Studies, Mathematics, and General Science.
It is strongly recommended that students complete the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) (formerly Praxis I) examination prior to transferring (if required).