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28th Annual Klingensmith Cup   The 28th annual Klingensmith Cup Golf Tournament will be played on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Wolf Creek Golf Course in Bastian, Virginia.
School of Nursing & Allied Health   The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers degrees in nursing and radiologic technology. Programs offered include: baccalaureate and associate degrees in nursing, baccalaureate in radiologic sciences, and the associate degree in radiologic technology.


 
The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business The School of Business at Bluefield State College offers a variety of programs. Students in the four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration program must complete the requirements of two specializations chosen from: accounting, management, marketing, or computer science.


 
School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science The engineering technology programs offer associate and baccalaureate degrees in a variety of technological fields. Associate degrees may be earned in architectural, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering technology.

School of Education The School of Education offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Elementary Education (K-6) or Early/Middle Education. The program prepares graduates to teach at the Elementary (K-6) grade level and/or the Middle School (5-9) grade level in one of four required areas of specialization: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, General Science, and Social Studies.

School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science Students graduating with a B.S. in Computer Science are prepared for positions as systems analysts, software designers, network professionals, and webmasters depending on the education path taken.

School of Arts & Sciences
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.


Bluefield State College Bluefield State College was established as a black teachers college by an act of the West Virginia Legislature in 1895 and was integrated after 1954. By the 1960's the College had a comprehensive four-year program of teacher education, arts and sciences, and engineering technology. Gradually a variety of two-year technical programs evolved in response to local needs.

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April 17 2014

(Bluefield)—The Center for Applied Research and Technology at Bluefield State College (CART) described and demonstrated a few of the prototype products it developed for RSL Fiber Systems (RSL) for members of the Innovation Transfer Consortium (ITC) at the group's February meeting at Alderson Br...
BSC Students from The Gambia Find Success and Fulfillment at...
April 17 2014

Paris Lester (left), Bluefield State College accounting faculty member, and BSC students Alieu Diem (center) and Famara Jallow from The Gambia are pictured during a break between classes.  Diem and Fallow and are providing tax preparation help for area residents through the Volunteer I...
April 17 2014

(Bluefield)—The college planning site BestColleges.com has included Bluefield State College in a list of the 50 colleges and universities in America with the most affordable out-of-state tuition. "With the rising cost of tuition, students who would otherwise like to go away to college are kept...
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Bluefield State suggests that all students own (or have access to) a personal computer. A working knowledge of its operations and up-to-date programs also boosts the learning experience and instructional curves throughout the educational programs. This means that you should know how to get your computer to do what you want it to do, when you want it to do it.  Certain skills and hardware/software recommendations for taking online courses are provided below as well. It is in the best interest of all students, staff and faculty members to become familiar with your personal computer before classes start.  Students have indicated that individual ownership of a personal computer or laptop is preferable. BS houses many general and specific-use computer labs for use by all students, staff and faculty. As a student, staff or faculty member you have certain resources available for you to purchase discounted software.

Suggested Requirements 
Minimum Preferred
Intel Core I7 Processor 2nd Generation Intel COre I7 Processor
Windows 7 Windows 7
4GB RAM 8GB RAM
200 GB Hard Drive 500 GB Hard Drive (or higher)
Broadband Broadband
Network card Network card
17" Flat Panel Display 19" Flat Panel Display
Mouse Mouse
Sound card and Speakers Sound Card, Speakers, and Video Card
DVD/CD-RW DVD/CD-RW
Optional (highly recommended): High-speed Storage Media USB (thumb or flash drive) or other equivalent portable storage media.
Please note: the minimum requirements are suggested for individuals who already possess a personal computer. The "Recommended" configurations are meant for guidance in obtaining new equipment compatible with school technology standards.
Many college instructional buildings and computer labs have been configured for a WiFi or Wireless Internet connection. To access the WiFi infrastructure, it is necessary to obtain a Wireless Ethernet Card with a new purchase, which may come pre-packaged in newer laptops. Otherwise, these cards can be obtained at local electronics stores.

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Spring Sports Shoutout
Thu Apr 17, 2014 @11:30AM -
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Engineering Olympics
Sat Apr 19, 2014
4th Annual Jerolle White 5K Run/Walk
Mon Apr 21, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
SGA Voting
Mon Apr 21, 2014 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
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