Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Boating Safety (1 cr)
E100 | 6325-6326 | Kessler


COURSE PREREQUISITE: None

CLASS MEETING:
1 ninety minute lecture per week
8 three hour labs arranged throughout semester

READING MATERIAL:
Chapman Piloting, Seamanship & Small Boat Handling

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides in depth presentations on boating safety issues
including boating terminology, design, environmental conditions, operation,
navigation, emergency equipment, current laws, and rules of the road.  Labs
provide an on water experience with powerboats, sailboats, canoes, and
kayaks.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1.	To provide an understanding and familiarization of boating
terminology and design.
2.	To develop student abilities to evaluate environmental conditions
and its effect on wind and water.
3.	To provide an understanding of small boat operation and basic
navigation skills.
4.	To provide hands on experience with the use of powerboats,
sailboats, canoes, and kayaks.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) unexcused absences.  Upon a
fourth absence, the students has three (3) options:
1.	Receive a grade of F;
2.	Officially withdraw from the course;
3.	Follow an appeal procedure through the instructor and/or the
Elective Program Coordinator.

GRADING:
Grades will be based on the following:
Midterm Exam:	(40%)
Final Exam:		(40%)
Skills Test:		(20%)