Fall Scientific Diving Course

Fall Scientific Diving Course (MS 105)

Fall Semester AAUS Scientific Diving Course

Objectives

  • This course is designed to familiarize certified recreational divers with scientific diving techniques, and to qualify participants to dive under the auspices of MLML and other AAUS institutions.
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of diving physics, physiology, decompression, NITROX, night diving, emergency and rescue skills, equipment troubleshooting, navigation, and dive planning.
  • Become familiar with research diving skills, survey techniques, and common marine organisms. Research techniques include REEF CHECK surveys.
  • Increase competency as a coldwater diver under varied conditions.
  • Become familiar with small boat diving safety techniques.
  • AAUS Scientific Diving and NAUI NITROX, Rescue, and Master Diver certifications upon completion of the course.

How to register for MLML diving classes

 

For current students enrolled at one of MLML's consortium campuses (SJSU, CSUMB, Stanislaus State, Sacramento State, CSUEB, SFSU, Fresno State)
1. Email Diana Steller (dsteller@mlml.calstate.edu) for their permission to take the class
2. Forward the email from the instructor granting you permission to the MLML Graduate Program Coordinator, Terra Eggink (teggink@mlml.calstate.edu)
3. The MLML Grad Prog Coord will then help you officially enroll through your home CSU campus (either issuing you a permission code if applicable to your campus, or contacting your home campus dept./registrar to get you enrolled.)
4. Attend the first class meeting and confirm that you are correctly enrolled on both rosters (MLML's and your home CSU's)
 
For anyone else
1. Email the class instructor for their permission to take the class
2. Forward the email from the instructor granting you permission to the MLML Graduate Program Coordinator.
3. The MLML Grad Prog Coord will email you a signed registration form for you to complete and submit to CSUMB's Open University office, to officially enroll in the class through the CSU. (https://csumb.edu/openu)
4. Submit form to CSUMB Open University office and pay corresponding fees.
5. Attend the first class meeting and confirm that you are correctly enrolled on both rosters (MLML's and your home CSU's)