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, stock-making, bench metal work, gun bluing and metal finishing. The program also includes gun safety, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms background checks and licensing, and state and federal rules and regulations.
The Gunsmithing department also offers a one-year Gunsmithing certificate.