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Aquatics Minor

This minor will develop the student's knowledge of water safety and aquatic facility management.  Students can also take electives in small craft safety, scuba operations, and exercise and fitness.  The aquatics minor curriculum utilizes nationally recognized certification programs to train students in each area and equip students for employment in the field of aquatics in such diverse areas as fitness clubs, educational institutions, YMCA, YWCA, rehabilitation centers, community centers and park and recreation departments.

What will I study?

Required Courses:
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Aquatic Facility Management
  • Recreation Practicum
Electives:
  • Scuba Diving
  • Swim Conditioning
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • River Rafting
  • Whitewater Kayaking

Program Curriculum

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What could I do with my degree?

  • parks and recreation departments
  • fitness clubs
  • educational institutions
  • rehabilitation/community centers
  • camps
  • water parks
  • waterfront/beach facilities
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