The Gunsmithing Program offers one A.S. degree and two Certificates of Achievement, that each provide the student with a very specific set of skills in areas such as general gunsmithing, firearms repair, firearms customization and in the recognized specialty areas. Depending on the selected course of study, a student is provided with the skills to acquire an entry-level position in the industry. This program is also designed to assist those already employed in the industry and those in the community to improve or expand their skills. The curriculum is updated with the assistance of a business and industry advisory committee. In accordance with the provisions of the state penal code section numbers: (12021, 12021.5, 12050, and 12054). Program applicants must be accepted as a student at Lassen college. Program applicants must also obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from the California Department of Justice.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Associate in Science Degree in Gunsmithing, the student will be able to:
1. Diagnose a specific firearm malfunction, execute the appropriate corrective step and verify the problem has been resolved.
2. Perform firearms repair and maintenance procedures on the large variety of firearms common to a retail gunsmithing operation and to do them legally under state and federal law.
22 students to receive a degree annually and another 22 students to receive a certificate annually. Total of 44 students to be enrolled in the program.
To provide the student with a broad set of skills to enter the Gunsmithing workforce.
As an Gunsmithing major, you will:
• Study course work in design, function and repair, firearm laws and regulations, machining, metallurgy, stock fabrication and welding.
• Develop skills on how to install and replace components, clean, maintain, and service handguns, rifles and shotguns.
• Identify a particular type of firearm you are most interested in and build a course of study to better qualify you for a profession.
Program applicants must be accepted as a student at Lassen Community College. Program applicants must also obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from California Department of Justice.
(Y1 or S1)
|GS 50||Gunsmith Machinist-Basic||5||Y1|
|GS 51||Gunsmith Machinist-Advanced||5||Y1|
|GS 54||General Gunsmithing-Basic||3||Y1|
|GS 55||General Gunsmithing-Advanced||2||Y1|
|GS 57||Metal Prep and Bluing||2||Y1|
|GS 58||Metal Finishing||2||Y1|
|GS 59||Understanding Headspace and reloading||2||Y1|
|GS 60||DFR Bolt Action Rifles||3||Y1|
|GS 61||DFR Rifles||4||Y2|
|GS 62||DFR Rimfire Rifles||4||Y2|
|GS 63||DFR Shotguns||4||Y2|
|GS 64||DFR Double Guns||4||Y2|
|GS 68||DFR Revolvers||4||Y2|
|GS 69||DFR Auto Pistols||4||Y2|
|GS 70||Stock Making||3||Y2|
|GS 75||Gunshop Laws and Business Practices||3||Y2|
|WT 31||GTAW for Gunsmiths||3||Y1|
|WT 32||Advanced GTAW For Gunsmiths||3||Y1|
Shari Dempsey · 12/13/22
Program approved as recommended by the Voting Members on the December 2, 2022.
No files to display