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Courses - Spring 2023
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Professional Lifeguard Training
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Recommended: Intermediate swimming skills, confidence in deep water.
Credit only granted for: KNES151 or KNES154W.
Formerly: KNES154W.
Additional information: Students may obtain a lifeguard certificate/credential by passing a separate exam and skills test from the certifying organization. This is optional, and not required to earn course credit in the KNES151 course.
Lifeguarding will prepare students to respond to emergencies, promote safety in aquatic environments, and may even appeal to a future employer looking for a proven leader. Throughout the course, students will work towards American Red Cross certification requirements, including lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This class will also place an emphasis on professionalism, communication, teamwork, problem solving, and emergency response.
Attendance is required on the first day of class. Students must pay a $40.00 instructional materials fee.