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Course Info:

PHED 1470-001 Handgun Safety and Familiarization

PHED 1470-002 Handgun Safety and Familiarization

PHED 1470-003 Handgun Safety and Familiarization

**PREREQUISITE: You must be 18 years of age or have written permission from a parent or guardian before handling handguns. See YOUTH HANDGUN SAFETY NOTICE below.

This class DOES NOW count as the classroom/shooting portion of the CONCEALED  CARRY ONLY HANDGUN PERMIT PROCESS as of January 1st 2020.

Telephone Numbers:

Work: 1-(931)-498-2829       9 AM – 4:00  PM
Home: 1-(931)-526-7941        5:01 PM – 8:59 AM

Email Addresses:

TTU Email: cpardue@tntech.edu
Work Email: bendoftheriverpsc@twlakes.net

Map to the Range:


Range Rules:

1. Always point the muzzle in a safe direction.
2. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
3. Keep the action open and unloaded until ready to shoot.
4. Be sure of the target and backstop and what is beyond.
5. Know how the gun operates.
6. Be sure that your gun and ammunition are compatible.
7. Wear eye and ear protection at all times.
8. Do not mix alcohol or drugs with shooting guns.
9. Follow rules 1 through 9 at all times.


GRADING AND EVALUATION: 25 % on each 1/3 term exam and 25% on participation and attitude.

Grading System. Grades are indicated by letters:

A – excellent
B – good
C – satisfactory
D – passing
F – failure

I ­ incomplete or FAILURE TO PAY FEES
IF – incomplete, calculated as an F
NF – fail, never attended
P – pass
AU – Audit
X – absent from examination
W – withdrew passing
S – satisfactory
U – unsatisfactory
SP – thesis (satisfactory progress)
NP – thesis (no progress)

ATTENDANCE: Attendance is required for all class meetings.

Accommodations for special needs:  Students with a disability requiring accommodations should contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS). An Accommodation request (AR) should be completed as soon as possible, preferably by the end of the first week of the course. The ODS is located in the Roaden University Center , Room 112: phone 931-372-6119.