Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Scuba (1 cr)
E270 | 6561-6568 | Beeker
Swimming ability and good health (medical history for Scuba Diving
E270 lab fee of $30 allows for use of university skin and scuba diving
Introduction to the theory and practical skills for basic scuba. Program
give participants knowledge to physics and physiology as applied to
a "self contained underwater breathing apparatus" (SCUBA).
Develop an understanding of basic physics and physiology as applied to scuba
diving. Acquire basic skills for skin and scuba diving in the pool.
underwater realm in a controlled environment in preparation for E370 Scuba
Diving for Fun, by J. Strykowski
Students will meet for Monday lectures during the regular scheduled time.
Additionally, students will attend one pool lab session. Course lectures
sessions will be evaluated by a written exam and practical pool skill
Students will be allowed to practice the skill evaluation and may repeat
completed, during one additional session. Students may not miss more than
lecture or pool sessions.
Grades will be based 60% on the written exam, 40% pool skills.
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences. Upon a fourth
absence, the student has three (3) options:
1) receive a grade of F;
2) officially withdraw from the class;
3) follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
To become certified scuba divers, students are encouraged to participate in
E370 Scuba program during the same semester. The majority of students take
both classes together, however, E370 may be taken upon completion of E270.
Additionally, students may take the IU Scuba Club, YMCA, or Bloomington
and Recreation programs to become scuba certified.