Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology - Program Requirements and Courses

Program Requirements

Criminal History Requirements

Please be aware Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology program applicants must complete additional paperwork regarding criminal background checks to be accepted into the program.

ALL applicants must complete:

  1. PTCC Checklist/Requirements Form.
  2. Additionally, applicants must complete a state form:
    1. MN Background Check
    2. WI Background Check
    3. Other State Criminal Background

 

Gunsmithing Tool List

Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology Diploma -35 credits

Course ID Course Name Credits
Required Technical Education Electives
GSTP 1202 Rifle Design and Function 3
GSTP 1204 Shotgun Design and Function 3
GSTP 1215 Accessories Installation 2
GSTP 1217 Firearms Business 1
GSTP 1240 Semiautomatic Design and Theory 3
GSTP 1250 Handgun Design and Theory 4
MTTP 1208 Measuring Tools 1
MTTP 1241 Introduction to Computer Aided Design - CAD 3
MTTP 1245 Machining Fundamentals I 4
Required General Education Electives
ENGL 1276 College Composition 4
MnTC Goal Area - Any

Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology AAS Degree - additional 35 credits - total 70 credits

Course ID Course Name Credits
Required Technical Credits
GSTP 1225 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing 2
GSTP 1235 Metallurgy & Heat Treating 1
GSTP 2210 Tooling & Fixturing 4
GSTP 2230 Barreling and Chambering 4
GSTP 2233 Firearm Finishes 4
GSTP 2267 One Piece Stockmaking 3
GSTP 2269 Two-Piece Stockmaking 3
GSTP 2270 Shotgunsmithing 3
GSTP 2280 Riflesmithing 4
MTTP 1261 Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing - CAM 2
Required General Education Electives
MnTC 08 Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective
PHIL 1220 Human Ethics 3