Advanced Scuba

dsc05786Students expand their understanding of scuba diving beyond the recreational level in order to fully participate in the scientific dive program in Bonaire. CIEE is an institutional member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) and adheres to the safety program sanctioned by AAUS. Students learn techniques that improve their diving skills and learn to respond to medical emergencies in and out of the water. By completing the course and the co-requisite course Marine Ecology Field Research Methods; students gain a certification as an AAUS Scientific Diver. Students receive training for certifications in open water diving, advanced adventure diving, rescue diving and Diving First Aid for Professional Divers. Contact hours: 15. Recommended Credit: 1 semester/1.5 quarter hours. Instructors: Astrid de Jager and Marc Tsagaris

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