2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WPE 176 Scuba Diving

(Contact Hours: 3) This is the entry-level course in diver education. Course covers information on physics, physiology, medicine, and environment. Practical aspects of the course cover equipment, gear usage and familiarization drills. Open-water training is conducted. Students who complete all requirements receive SCUBA certification. Recommended prerequisite: Students must have healthy lungs, not be suffering from asthma, or any other airway-restricting condition. Students must also be comfortable swimmers. Pool evaluation will be given first session. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.