The School of Arts and Sciences offers courses in art, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, English, French, geography, geology, history, humanities, journalism, mathematics, music, natural science, physical science, physics, political science, psychology, social science, sociology, Spanish, and speech. The Bachelor of Arts degree is granted in humanities and social science. The Bachelor of Science degree is granted in applied science. Subject area specializations in teacher education are offered in general science, language arts, mathematics, and social studies. The Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree is offered with areas of emphasis in American Justice Studies, Business, Geography, History, International Studies, Natural Science, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
The degree programs offered by the School provide preparation for further professional education as well as immediate employment. The B.S. in applied science prepares students for entry into schools of dentistry, medicine, or pharmacy as well as for entry into graduate science programs. A degree in humanities or social science provides excellent preparation for law and other professional schools and provides the requisite cognitive and communication skills for careers in business, government service, or journalism.
Message from the Dean, Dr. Martha Eborall
As Dean, I am pleased to welcome you to the School of Arts and Sciences, Bluefield State College’s largest school. Because we serve virtually all students and provide the foundation of all educational programs, our school takes great pride in achieving its diverse missions.
Faculty teach courses in art, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, English, French, geography, geology, history, humanities, journalism, mathematics, music, natural science, physical science, physics, political science, psychology, social science, Spanish, speech, and theatre. We are committed to our students and encourage you to excel in your studies while enjoying your experiences here. In addition to providing the General Education requirements for all programs, the school offers the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Humanities and Social Science and the Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science. The B. A. prepares students for law and other professional or graduate schools as well as immediate employment in business and government careers. The B.S. prepares students for professional studies in dentistry, medicine, or pharmacy and graduate science programs. The department of Criminal Justice is included in the School and offers the B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration with a Corrections Major or Enforcement Major.
We invite you to explore the diverse academic opportunities offered here and look forward to assisting you in achieving your goals.