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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.

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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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The accelerated LPN to RN program permits the qualifying LPN student to complete the RN nursing courses in one calendar year.  These students begin nursing instruction with a 10-week summer transition course and progress into the third semester of the Associate of Science in Nursing program.  Upon successful completion of Nursing 104L with a "C" or better, the student will be awarded nine additional hours of block nursing credit.  The summer transition course is currently offered at the Bluefield campus only.

Eligibility requirements for admission to the accelerated LPN to RN program include:

  1.  Meet general admission requirements.
  2. An overall high school or college grade point average of 2.8 or better on a 4.0 scale, or a score of 45 on each of the GED exams and an overall college grade point average of 2.8 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Have completed with a “C” or better one unit of high school chemistry OR be enrolled at Bluefield State College or another accredited institution of higher learning prior to application, having completed with a “C” or better one introductory chemistry course.
  4. An active LPN license.
  5. Completion of first year required non-nursing courses (Math 101 or higher, PSYC 103, 210, BIOL 210, 211, 212, 213, and ENGL 101) prior to entrance into the summer transition course.
  6. Letter of recommendation from a Registered Nurse familiar with the applicant’s current practice as an LPN.
  7. Complete the TEAS V Admission test with a proficient or higher overall score. Completion of TEAS V does not meet all requirements for admissions to the program. TEAS Vcan be taken September 1 – January 31 each year. TEAS V can be taken twice (there must be 30 days between each attempt). Score on the TEAS V are valid for two academic years.
  8. Students exceeding these academic standards and course requirements will be given first priority.
  9. Preference will be given to applicants having at least one year full-time equivalent of acute care facility experience as an LPN.

**Completion of HLTH 100 is not required for Accelerated LPN to RN applicants.**

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