Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Boating Safety (1 cr)
E100 | 6325 | Kessler
COURSE PREREQUISITE: None
1 ninety minute lecture per week
8 three hour labs arranged throughout semester
Chapman Piloting, Seamanship & Small Boat Handling
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
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
4. To provide hands on experience with the use of powerboats,
sailboats, canoes, and kayaks.
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.
Grades will be based on the following:
Midterm Exam: (40%)
Final Exam: (40%)
Skills Test: (20%)