ADJ 127 - Firearms and Marksmanship at Thomas Nelson Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Surveys lethal weapons in current use and current views on weapon types and ammunition design. Examines the legal guidelines as to use of deadly force, safety in handling of weaponry, and weapon care and cleaning; marksmanship instruction under standard range conditions.
Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 2-5 hours per week.
1-3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of the course is to provide a general, but informed knowledge of current issues in firearms use, basic firearms law, firearms safety and shooting techniques.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor to enroll. No felony conviction or legal prohibition to possess ammunition of firearms under local, state or federal law.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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