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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 220
Title Lifeguard Training
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Ability to swim 300 yards continuously using any combination of freestyle and breaststroke with consistent rhythmic breathing pattern and propellant kick. Tested on the first day


This course is designed to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. At the conclusion, students are fully certified in first aid, CPR and lifeguarding. This course prepares individuals to become professional lifeguards at pool and non-surf beaches. Three class hours per week. SMS major elective. Required for specialization in Aquatic Management in the Recreation Management Concentration. Open to all students who have not received credit for SFL393B.