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									                             CHIPOLA COLLEGE
                                  COURSE SYLLABUS


COURSE TITLE:                                                COURSE NUMBER:
Firearms                                                     CJK 0040

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A Basic Law Enforcement Academy course that deals with firearms familiarization, ammunition
characteristics, fundamentals of marksmanship, drawing and holstering a handgun, the use of
cover, weapon malfunctions, live fire exercises, weapons cleaning, qualifications, and survival
shooting. 80 hours.

PREREQUISITES:
Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
Fingerprints
Criminal History and Background Check.
Drug Screen Test

NAME(S) OF INSTRUCTOR(S):                       Program availability

DATE OF LATEST REVISION:                        2010-2011

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: (Please include title, author, publisher, edition & ISBN)
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission by way of
prepared Lesson plan providing course content with references and source material.

GRADING POLICIES:
The standing of a student in each course is expressed by one of the following letters and
corresponding grading system:
A – 100 – 93
B – 92 – 85
C – 84 – 80
F – 79 – 0
See your First Day Handout for individual instructor practices.
The Chipola Catalog provides specific information regarding other outcomes from the grading
system. A student’s Grade Point Average is derived from the grading system/quality point scale.

DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC Law Enforcement Program COMPETENCIES / LEARNING
OUTCOMES:
CJK 0040, Firearms, is an approved course by FDLE for the purpose of Law Enforcement
Certification and Corrections Certification.




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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES FOR CJK 0040, Firearms:
See chart, last page.

MEANS OF ACCOMPLISHING OUTCOMES:
A. Lecture
B. Role Play
C. Videos
D. Tests

LIBRARY AND ON-LINE REFERENCE MATERIALS:
The library is a comprehensive, learning resource center providing information in print,
electronic, and multimedia format to support the educational objectives of the College. In
addition to print media, online catalogs and resources can be accessed through
www.linccweb.org and www.netlibrary.com. Library hours are posted each semester at the
building entrance.

Chipola’s website is located at www.chipola.edu.

See your First Day Handout for individual instructor recommendations and resources.

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES:
The Information Technology Center, located in the library, is equipped with computer
workstations. Lab hours are posted each semester at the building entrance.

ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE:
  1. Introduction & Orientation
  2. Firearms Familiarization
  3. Ammunition
  4. Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  5. Drawing and Holstering
  6. Loading and Unloading
  7. Use of Cover with a Firearm
  8. Live Fire Exercises
  9. Firearms Qualification
  10. Survival Shooting/Handgun
  11. Testing and Practical Evaluation

See your First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

ATTENDANCE AND WITHDRAWAL POLICIES:
This course requires 100% attendance for completion as outlined by Florida Department of Law
Enforcement Division of Criminal Justice Standards and Training.

Withdrawal policy as stated in the Chipola Catalog.



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MAKE-UP POLICY:
Chipola allows each instructor to specify in the instructor handout the makeup policy. Please see
your first day handout for individual instructor policy.

ACADEMIC HONOR CODE POLICY:
Students are expected to uphold the Academic Honor Code. Chipola College’s Honor Code is
based on the premise that each student has the responsibility to
1) uphold the highest standards of academic honesty in his/her own work;
2) refuse to tolerate academic dishonesty in the college community; and
3) Foster a high sense of honor and social responsibility on the part of students.

Further information regarding the Academic Honor Code may be found in the Chipola Catalog,
Student Governance section.

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES POLICY:
Chipola College is committed to making all programs and facilities accessible to anyone with a
disability. Chipola’s goal is for students to obtain maximum benefit from their educational
experience and to effectively transition into the college environment.

Students with disabilities are requested to voluntarily contact the Office of Students with
Disabilities to complete the intake process and determine their eligibility for reasonable
accommodations.

       LINKING COURSE-LEVEL OUTCOMES WITH DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC
               COMPETENCIES AND ASSESSMENT METHODS

                                                                      COLLEGE-LEVEL
                                                                           AND
  STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR [CJK 0040]                              DISCIPLINE-
                                                                                        ASSESSMENT
                                                                                          METHODS
                                                                         SPECIFIC
                                                                                          USED BY
                                                                         GENERAL
                       The student will:                                EDUCATION
                                                                                         FACULTY**
                                                                      COMPETENCIES*
   1. Identify strong or dominant hand.
   2. Identify the most important element of firearms training
   3. Identify the most common cause of most firearms                 This course is not a General
      accidents.                                                      Education core course. It is a
   4. Identify the general rule of safety that should be applied to   workforce certificate program
      all firearms.                                                   for Law Enforcement and
   5. Identify the requirements in the Florida Statutes for storing   Corrections.
      a firearm.
   6. Given an unloaded revolver, identify revolver parts with
      correct nomenclature.
   7. Given a firearm to use, identify the steps to follow to hand    ASSESSMENT METHODS
      a revolver to another person.                                     USED BY FACULTY.
   8. Given an unloaded semiautomatic pistol, identify
      semiautomatic pistol component parts with correct               L, SD, S CK, T
      nomenclature.
   9. Given a firearm to use at a firing range, identify the steps

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                                                                    COLLEGE-LEVEL
                                                                         AND
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR [CJK 0040]                              DISCIPLINE-
                                                                                    ASSESSMENT
                                                                                      METHODS
                                                                       SPECIFIC
                                                                                      USED BY
                                                                       GENERAL
                       The student will:                              EDUCATION
                                                                                     FACULTY**
                                                                    COMPETENCIES*
       to follow to hand a semiautomatic to another person.
 10.   Given an unloaded shotgun, identify shotgun parts with
       correct nomenclature.
 11.   Given an unloaded shotgun, identify function of shotgun
       parts.
 12.   Given an unloaded semiautomatic rifle/carbine, identify
       semiautomatic rifle/carbine component parts with correct
       nomenclature.
 13.   Identify ammunition parts and nomenclature.
 14.   Identify shotgun ammunition by appearance and gauge.
 15.   Identify proper handling procedures for ammunition.
 16.   Identify shooting stances to use when shooting a handgun.
 17.   Given a handgun, acquire a proper grip.
 18.   Given a handgun, obtain sight alignment.
 19.   Given a handgun, obtain sight picture.
 20.   Identify shooting stances.
 21.   Given a type of shooting stance and a shotgun, assume the
       stance.
 22.   Identify shooting stances to use when shooting a
       semiautomatic rifle/carbine.
 23.   Identify low ready position.
 24.   Identify standing position.
 25.   Identify kneeling position.
 26.   Identify prone position.
 27.   Identify barricade position.
 28.   Shoulder the semiautomatic rifle/carbine.
 29.   Given a holstered handgun, disengage the holster retention
       device.
 30.   Maintain a proper grip.
 31.   Seat the handgun in the holster.
 32.   Secure the handgun in the holster using retention devices.
 33.   Given an empty speedloader and ammunition, insert
       ammunition into a speedloader.
 34.   Given a revolver, point the muzzle in a safe direction.
 35.   Given a revolver and ammunition, insert ammunition into
       the cylinder by hand.
 36.   Given a revolver and a speedloader containing
       ammunition, insert the ammunition into the cylinder using
       a speedloader.
 37.   Given an empty magazine and ammunition, load the
       magazine.
 38.   Given an unloaded semiautomatic pistol and a loaded

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                                                                                    COLLEGE-LEVEL
                                                                                         AND
  STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR [CJK 0040]                                            DISCIPLINE-
                                                                                                          ASSESSMENT
                                                                                                            METHODS
                                                                                       SPECIFIC
                                                                                                            USED BY
                                                                                       GENERAL
                                 The student will:                                    EDUCATION
                                                                                                           FACULTY**
                                                                                    COMPETENCIES*
           magazine, insert a loaded magazine into the magazine
           well.
     39.   Given a loaded semiautomatic pistol, remove the
           magazine.
     40.   Given a loaded semiautomatic pistol, lock the slide in the
           open position.
     41.   Given a loaded semiautomatic pistol, eject the cartridge
           from the chamber.
     42.   Given a loaded shotgun, engage the action slide release.
     43.   Given a loaded shotgun, remove any chambered shell
           through the ejection port.
     44.   Given a loaded shotgun, remove the shells form the
           magazine tube.
     45.   Given a loaded shotgun, remove the shells from the
           magazine tube using the pinch technique.
     46.   Given a semiautomatic rifle/carbine and an unloaded
           magazine, load the magazine.
     47.   Given a semiautomatic rifle/carbine and a loaded
           magazine, insert a loaded magazine into the magazine
           well.
     48.   Given a loaded semiautomatic rifle/carbine, point the
           muzzle in the safest direction given the immediate
           environment.
     49.   Given a semiautomatic rifle/carbine with the magazine
           removed and the action locked in the open position;
           inspect the semiautomatic rifle/carbine for any cartridges.
                                                      **Assessment Codes
T = Tests                         SP = Skills Performance         Proj. = Projects                Clin. = Clinicals
Pre/Post = Pre- and Post-Tests    SD = Skills Demonstration       Exp. = Experiments              Port. = Portfolio
OT = Objective Tests              W = Writing Assignments         Cap. Proj. = Capstone Project   Obs. = Teacher
UT = Unit Tests                   E = Essays                      Cap. Course = Capstone Course   Observation
Q = Quizzes                       DE = Documented Essays          Prac. = Practicum               Sk. Check = Skills Check-
F = Final Examination             RP = Research papers            Intern. = Internship            off Curriculum Frameworks
CF = Cumulative Final             J = Jury                        H = Homework
                                  R = Recital
For a list of Chipola’s College-Level Competencies, see www.chipola.edu.




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