Oct 20, 2020  
Undergraduate 2020 - 2021 Academic Updates 
    
Undergraduate 2020 - 2021 Academic Updates

SMS 185 Basic Scuba

3 Credit(s)


This course is designed to introduce students to the knowledge and skills essential to scuba diving including the correct utilization and care of equipment with emphasis on personal safety. Upon successful completion of classroom and pool skill assessments, students will be qualified to receive scuba diver certification by making additional required open water dives. Students are responsible for providing their own mask, snorkel and open heeled fins with boots. The course meets six hours per week for half the semester. May include evening or weekend meetings. A $200 lab fee required. Open to all students.
Prerequisite: Within the first week of class students will need to: Provide medical history information compatible with scuba diving OR Medical Clearance, complete an aquatic test (200 yd. swim, 10 min. tread, 50 ft. underwater swim) and sign a waiver and release for scuba diving.