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Beginning Scuba Diving

Beginning Scuba Diving
Developing scuba diving skills. Open Water Diver Certification upon successful completion.
 Hours0.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 NoteTaught off campus. Fee. Course information and outline are found at
 TaughtFall Term 2, Winter Term 2, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 


Students will demonstrate mastery of the basic, fundamental skills of SCUBA by completing the PADI Open Water Diver Certification in both pool and open water.


Students will demonstrate an appropriate understanding of SCUBA diving theory by passing 4 quizzes and a final exam on the following subjects: diving physics and physiology, equipment, dive planning, emergency procedures, aquatic life and environment.

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