Health, Physical Education And Recreation
| Advance Scuba Certification (1 cr.)
E371 | 6193-6197 | Beeker
E370 Scuba, or national scuba certification
Meets one hour Lecture per week, plus one hour Lab per week.
National advanced scuba certification program for recreational divers.
Program includes lecture
and pool sessions to enable students to participate in the advanced open
water certification dives.
Develop knowledge of advanced diving theory as recommended by national scuba
organizations. Review fundamental skills necessary for safe and enjoyable
scuba diving prior to
the advanced open water diving experience.
SSI Stress Rescue Kit, Booklets: Navigation, Deep, Night Diving
Students will meet during the regular scheduled time, additionally, students
will participate in pool
sessions for completion of the required skills and knowledge sessions.
Pool sessions will be
limited to smaller groups to provide a better instructor to student ratio.
Students must complete
all required lecture and pool sessions, pass the written exam, and
satisfactorily complete the pool
sessions, prior to the two day (4 hr/day) advance open water dive
experience. The advance open
water dive experience is scheduled and conducted by Southern Indiana Scuba
(SIS), 1023 South
Walnut Street, (ph. 336-2527). Upon completion of the required lecture and
the instructor will notify SIS and students may sign-up for regularly
scheduled two day open
water dives (4 hrs/day), or request a student referral.
Based on attendance, assigned homework, and final exam.
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 course;
3. follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
E371 lab fee of $140 must be paid to the Bursar's Office, and receipt shown
to the instructor by
the second week of class.
IU will provide equipment for the pool sessions, however, student must
provide personal snorkel
equipment for advance open water qualification dives. Additionally, student
must arrange for
buoyancy compensator (BCD), and exposure protection (wetsuit & weights), for
open water experience. Tanks, regulators, and misc. items are provided for
local open water sessions.