Course Descriptions

PE185WTA :  Introduction to Water Sports

This course introduces students to various water sports. Students are exposed to the fundamental techniques of river and sea kayaking, canoeing and white water river rafting. Focuses are on proper paddling techniques, self- and assisted rescue and group travel. The methods and skills of conducting and leading safe lake and river trips in various types of watercraft with minimal environmental impact are introduced. This course is taught in the pool and outdoors.
Prerequisite: Students must possess solid swimming skills.
Credit Hours: 1
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