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District Wide Degree, Certificates and Transfer

List of all programs and transfer recommendations offered. Click on the program name below to learn more about the specific program including an overview and requirements.

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C573
Gunsmithing (GNSM)
 
  WVC
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
CR
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
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
34
 
 





We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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