Aquatics Management Minor


This minor will develop the student’s knowledge of water safety, aquatic facility management, small craft safety, scuba operations, exercise and fitness. It will utilize 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 parks and recreation departments.

Required Courses
PHED 393WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR'S COURSE3
PHED 394LIFEGUARD TRAINING3
RCLS 350RECREATION PRACTICUM5
Electives–choose 4 credits from the list below:4
PE ACTIVITIES (may be repeated with these titles: Aqua Aerobics, Scuba, Swim Conditioning, Swim Time I.)
SPECIALIZED FITNESS ACTIVITIES (Swim Time II)
RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICES ACTIVITIES (River Rafting)
WHITEWATER KAYAKING
Required Certification
Must complete certification in Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).
Total Credits15