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D572
Gunsmithing (GNSM)
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Prior to enrollment in this program, background checks are required. Valid FOID cards are also required for Illinois residents only.

Gunsmithing provides training in custom gunsmithing and gun repair, and develops the basic knowledge and skills needed to become a professional gunsmith. Laboratories that support the gunsmithing instruction are the Machine Tool Lab, Welding Lab, Gunsmithing Instructional Lab, Bluing Lab, Metal Finishing Lab, and firearms vault. Completion of the program includes coursework in firearms design and function, stockmaking, bench metal work, machine metal work, and gun bluing and metal finishing. The program also includes gun safety, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms background checks and licensing, state and federal rules and regulations, ethics, etc. Student age limits and limited class size.

Employment – Small business ownership; retail and sporting goods’ stores, firearms manufacturers, governmental agencies, and hobbyists.

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
GNS 1201
Gunsmithing I
7
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GNS 1202
Gunsmithing II
7
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GNS 1206
Model 1911 Pistol Build
2
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Term Total
16
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
GNS 2201
Gunsmithing III
7
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GNS 2202
Gunsmithing IV
7
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GNS 2205
AR15 Rifle Build
2
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GNS 2206
Alternative Finishes
2
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Term Total
18
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
ELEC
English Elective marked
3
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ELEC
Math Elective marked
3
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ELEC
Social Science Elective marked
3
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WELEC
Technical Elective
3
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Term Total
12
Semester 4
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
EDU 1108
Standard Red Cross First Aid
2
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GEN 2297
Employment Skills
3
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SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
3
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ELEC
Business Elective marked
6
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ELEC
Technical Elective marked
3
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Term Total
17
Program Total
63


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