Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Scientific Diver Certification (3 cr)
R322 | 6639 | C Beeker


Scientific Diver Certification
6:00p-7:20p  W  HP013

Description:  Fundamentals necessary for safe and efficient diving during
scientific investigations and surveys, including diving during scientific
evaluation.  Includes basic openwater certification and Scientific-Diver,
depending on individual requirements.

Goals:  Prepare participants with fundamental knowledge, skills, and
research methodology necessary to conduct scientific investigations of
submerged cultural and biological resources.  Train participants in problem
management, diving first aid, water safety, and scuba equipment handling as
applied to scientific diving.  Obtain Scientific Diver Level 1 by
demonstrating scuba skills, passing required comprehensive written exam, and
pass approved medical examination, as required by the IU Academic Diving
Manual.

Required Text: Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving and the PADI Openwater
Manual.

Summary of Assignments:  Students required to meet during scheduled lecture
sessions, with pool and openwater training arranged.  Midterm, final exam,
and water skills utilized for student evaluation.

Additional Information:  Diving fee will be required.  Recreational diving
certification available.