MARB 345: Introduction to Scientific Diving

4 credits Spring Only



Prepare and qualify divers for entry into the TAMUG Scientific Diving Program. Students must pass medical, swimming, skin diving, and scuba diving tests. Lectures include diving equipment, physics, physiology, medicine, regulations, environment, emergency, and decompression procedures.

Prerequisites: BIOL 111, PHYS 201. Advanced scuba certification. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor. All students must present a current medical examination (which will be provided by the Diving Safety Officer or instructor) completed within the past 12 months, to the instructor. Students must provide proof of basic certification. Divers Alert Network insurance, or equivalent.

For more information, contact:

Thomas M. Iliffe

Thomas M. Iliffe

Professor

Iliffet@tamug.edu
+1 (409) 740-4454
+1 (409) 740-5001 Fax

Bld# 3029, Office 251

www.tamug.edu/cavebiology/