MARS 4740 Course

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What is MARS 4740?

MARS 4740 is an upper level science elective course offered at the University of Georgia. The class is open to all students of all majors. This course makes great divers! Beyond the basic scuba skills, students will have the opportunity to work underwater and develop many different skills. Our students do many things like: surveying a mock shipwreck, using full-face masks, playing with underwater scooters, and practicing using reels and measuring tapes underwater. Once completed, the students will receive 2 upper level science elective credits. Students have the option to complete their full scuba certification by accompanying Dolphin Dive Center on a dive trip to Vortex Springs, Lake Jocassee, or the Florida Keys to complete their open water check out dives.

What are the Costs Associated with the Course?

Lab Fee – $295, covers the cost of scuba gear use throughout the semester and tank air fills

Gear Fee – $179, covers the cost of fins, snorkel, mask and books

Open Water Check Out Fee – $295 (Optional) Students are not required to pay this fee is they choose not to complete their certification

Student Information Sheet:

Students should complete an information sheets as well as the SSI registration for their online learning access.