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Physical Education and Coaching (PECO)

The Physical Education and Coaching concentration requires 121 semester hours of prescribed courses to complete the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. The curriculum is designed to meet the need of students interested in becoming physical education teachers in public and private schools. Students who complete the program will be eligible for teacher licensure by the Mississippi Department of Education.
View the PECO curriculum

  • Community college transfer hours may not exceed 62 hours toward this curriculum.  
  • Please review your CAPP/DegreeWorks before each advisement meeting (see MSU MyState)  
  • It is each student’s responsibility to determine and obtain coursework required for any post-graduate studies and communicate those requirements with his/her advisor.  
  • Any questions regarding curriculum or advisement can be answered by logging into the Kinesiology Advising Hub or through your myState
  • General Education Requirements and MSU Course Catalog may be found at