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CCOG for PE 293 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
PE 293
Course Title:
Scuba Diving
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Course Description

Covers information relating to modern scuba diving science, equipment, responsible practices, and the environment. Provides an opportunity to practice scuba diving skills in a confined water environment. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this class the student should be able to:

  • Assemble scuba gear and clear a mask for future scuba diving participation.
  • Scuba dive comfortably in any confined water environment that allows scuba diving.
  • Be prepared to participate in a future open water scuba certification training.

Course Activities and Design

  • lecture and lab sessions
  • diving in a confined environment (PCC Pool)

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • attendance and participation
  • written quizzes throughout term
  • written final exam
  • practical skills assessment

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • physics and hydrodynamics
  • scuba and the environment
  • clearing a mask
  • assembling gear
  • modern dive equipment
  • responsible diving practices