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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 146
Title Waterfront Lifeguarding
Credits 1.0


This course trains lifeguard candidates to work at non-surf, open-water environments such as lakes and rivers. Surveillance and rescue skills specific to canoes, kayaks, rescue boards, and rescue lines are practiced. This course prepares a lifeguard to supervise a camp waterfront with non-motorized boats. Major elective, fulfills physical education activity requirement. Two field trips required. Two hours per week. Waterfront Lifeguard Certification available. Co-requisite: SMS220 or current certification in one of the following: Lifeguarding, CPR Professional Rescuer, First Aid, or PDT.