Scientific Diving Course

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The Scientific Diving Course (BSC 4473C/5937) is a 4 unit split level course taught each spring term. The course provides an introduction to scientific diving and is designed to satisfy the 100 hours of required training for scientific divers as prescribed by the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS).

See example syllabus for full course description here

Course prerequisites:
Nationally recognized open water diving certification
C or better in BSC 2010C or BSC1005 or EVR1001

If you meet the prerequisites and have carefully read the example syllabus (above) and are still interested in enrolling in this course, you must obtain instructor consent. To schedule an interview, send an email to Dr. Gaither during the first week of October (for spring enrollment) at