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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

RECR 161: Scuba Diving: Basic

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 2

Description:

Provides training toward certification as an open water SCUBA diver. Emphasizes snorkeling (free diving introduction) and SCUBA skills. Covers safe diving skills, the physics of diving, equipment care and maintenance, diving fitness, underwater navigation, record keeping, and other basic SCUBA knowledge. Qualifies students for open water certification by Scuba Schools International (SSI). Requires strong swimming skills, high comfort level under water and physical and mental conditioning compatible with SCUBA industry diving safety standards. Offered by Recreation, Health & Tourism. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Activity-Based
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Physical Activity Course

Current Sections

  • Spring 2019, Section: 001, CRN 20156, Instructor: Thomas Wood

Prior Sections (partial list)