Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Aquatic Management
R317 | 23200 | William D. Ramos


Description of Course Content:

Students will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills needed to
competently and confidently assume a management role in the area of
Aquatics. The course will introduce students to all aspects of
managing a variety of aquatic settings and the unique
responsibilities that are involved. Students will also become
acquainted with the latest trends in aquatic programs, facilities,
and equipment.  Included in the course will be materials and testing
to become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Management.

Required Book List:
Griffith, T (2002) The Complete Swimming Pool Reference, Second
Edition, American Red Cross-Lifeguard Management, subscription to
Aquatics International Magazine (free of charge).
Supplemental readings, to provide further background for topics,
will be available on electronic reserve referenced “Ramos, R317”.
Access via IUCAT. Password for the account will be announced in
class.

Summary of Assignments:

Attendance	40 days @ 2 points		        80 points
Section Quizzes/
In-Class Assignments	8 @ 10 points each		80 points
Section Exams	3 @ 50 points each		       	150 points
Mid Term Paper					        30 points
Facility Management/Design Project	  	        60 points
Final Exam - Cumulative	                                75 points
	
TOTAL			                                  475 Points

Class Times: M-W-F 9:05-9:55