Metropolitan State University

LAWE 229 : Firearms

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice AND
LAWE 230 Patrol Operations AND
LAWE 240 Minnesota Criminal and Traffic Codes  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
The primary goal of this course is to provide content and scenarios related to firearms. This course is designed to give students an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of a police officer. This course is one of 5 that make up the Skills curriculum required to prepare students to successfully complete the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training peace officer licensing examination.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/16/2015 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to use of force.
  2. Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to principles of firearm use.
  3. Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to handgun range exercises.
  4. Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to firearm selection.
  5. Appropriate reactions to scenarios related to use of firearms in low light and adverse weather.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: Special permission required. Only students accepted into the SKILLS practicum may register for this course.