Gunsmithing Capstone

Credits:   4

Prerequisites: ENGL 1276College Composition or ENGL 1277 Technical Communications and GSTP 2230 Barreling & Chambering

This course combines the knowledge and skills learned in previous gunsmithing courses in a single custom firearm or firearm restoration project.  Students will present a capstone project plan that will incorporate financial considerations, material sourcing, project milestones, and completion timelines. This project will include working with a combination of CAD design, hand tools, machine tools, wood working, metal fusion, heat treating, and firearm finishes. Examples of capstone projects include but are not limited to building a custom rifle, shotgun, handgun, double rifle, or muzzleloader, or a complete restoration of a firearm.