2007-08 Course Descriptions

EXSW - Women's General Activity Classes

Department of Excercise Science and Health (CEHS)

EXSW 214 Aerobics for Women (0-3-1), fall, spring. Instruction and practice in rhythmic aerobic activities. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 225 Water Safety Instruction (0-3-1), spring. Designed for swimmers. Instruction on how to teach swimming to all ages. Special fee required. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 226 Water Aerobics for Women (0-3-1), fall, spring. Vigorous aquatic activities to attain/maintain aerobic fitness. Excellent alternative to the pounding of "land aerobics." Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 228 Swimming for Fitness (0-3-1), fall. This course focuses on fitness activities in water - a great choice for those who enjoy swimming and cross training. Students will build cardiorespiratory endurance, improve stroke mechanics and learn new strokes. Designed for those who can swim, but interested non-swimmers may contact the instructor for approval to enroll. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 229 Lifeguard Training (0-3-1), spring. Designed for swimmers. Instruction in strokes, safety, and water rescue. Lifeguard training certification meets the requirements of most pool facilities hiring lifeguards. Special fee required. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 230 Scuba Diving (0-3-1), fall, spring. Instruction in beginning skills, equipment, and safe diving techniques. Special fee required. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 330 Adventure Diving (0-3-1), fall. Instruction and dive experience in at least three of the many adventure dive options. Students may select from altitude diver, underwate navigation, underwater naturalist, night diver, multi-level diver, etc., based on site and instructor. Students may be able to opt for additional dives toward advanced certification. Prerequisite: PADI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent. Special fee required. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

EXSW 430 Specialty Diving (0-3-1), on demand. Instruction in a PADI speciality such as underwater naturalist, rescue diver, boat diver, underwater photographer, or divemaster. Specialty course selection will be based on diver certification levels of enrolled students. Travel to an ocean destination is suggested for some specialties. Prerequisite: PADI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent is necessary for certain specialties. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent is necessary for certain specialties. Special fee required. Fulfills EXSC activity requirement.

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