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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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July 07 2014

When he accepted the inaugural "Outstanding Caregiver Award" at the fifth annual Patient Experience: Empathy & Innovation Summit in Cleveland, OH, it marked a milestone in Brandon Jones' career in healthcare. His journey began in Mercer County several years earlier, inspired by hi...
26th Annual Spring Employment & Recruitment Fair at BSC ...
June 10 2014

         Terry Webb (back to camera) Engineering Manager at Fuji Electric in Roanoke, VAtalks to BSC faculty member Dr. Robert Riggins (center) and an interested participant in the recent Spring Employment & Recruitment Fair at Bluefield State College.    Senior Trooper Kris S. Ch...
BSC Announces 2014 Spring Semester President’s & Dean’s ...
June 05 2014

(Bluefield)— The Bluefield State College 2014 Spring Semester President’s and Dean's Lists have been announced. One hundred forty-two students earned President’s List recognition, and an additional 243 students merited inclusion in the Dean's List. President's List students achieved...
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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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