Scuba Diving provides the students with the knowledge and skills to safely enjoy, and gain limited experience in the diving environment under normal open water diving conditions. This course prepares students for Open Water Scuba Diving Certification by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. The major categories of subject material and skills include diving equipment, diving physics, medical aspects of diving, diving emergencies, the diving environment, diving practices (safety), diving activities, and scuba diving skills. The students perform four training dives at Athens Scuba Park.
|Instructor:||Ken Balvin, P.A.D.I. Master Scuba Instructor #8614|
|Phone:||Office - 972/860-7644|
|Meeting:||Tues. 12:30 - 3:15Wed. 5:35 - 8:25|
|Text:||PADI "Go Dive"|
If you wish to drop this course for a grade of "w", note the final drop date for the college and obtain and complete the proper form Withdrawing from a course is a formal procedure which you must initiate. I cannot do it for you. You may do this in Admissions or Counseling. If you stop attending, you will receive a grade of usually an F.
Students sometimes drop courses when there is help available which would enable them to continue. I hope you will discuss your plans with me if you should feel the need to withdraw.
Students requesting accommodation due to the presence of a disability must identify themselves in a timely fashion and demonstrate/document the need for accommodation through the Disability Services Office (DSO). For information regarding the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, contact DSO at 972-860-8348 voice/TDD
The guidelines in this syllabus may be changed, deleted or amended at any time by the instructor.