2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog

PHED 255 - Basic Scuba Diving

Credits: 2 (NR)
Provides training toward certification as an open water SCUBA diver. The course emphasizes the learning of snorkeling (free diving introduction) and SCUBA skills. Safe diving skills, the physics of diving, equipment care and maintenance, diving fitness, underwater navigation, record keeping, and other basic SCUBA knowledge will be covered in the course. On successful completion of the course, students will be qualified for open water certification by Scuba Schools International (SSI).

Notes: Fee required.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 2
Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 0