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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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201  Principles of Accounting I (3-0-3). A survey of accounting principles, concepts, and procedures. Recognition of accounting as a device to measure financial activity of for-profit organizations using financial statements. Introduction of the accounting information cycle, journals, ledgers, and appropriate accounts. PR: Eligibility to enroll in MATH 101 or higher.

202 Principles of Accounting II (3-0-3). A continuation of ACCT 201. An introduction to cost accumulations and allocations, financial statement analysis, and the use of accounting information for internal and external decision making. PR: ACCT 201.

301  Intermediate Accounting I (3-0-3). Financial reporting for business enterprises under GAAP. A review of the theoretical foundations of financial concepts and reporting, and their practical application to accounting procedures. Emphasis is on income and expense measurement, asset and liability measurement, and accounting for owners’ equity. PR: ACCT 202, BUSN 240.

302  Intermediate Accounting II (3-0-3). A continuation of ACCT 301. Emphasis is on financial statements disclosure requirements under GAAP. A review of reporting requirements for long-term liabilities, stockholders’ equity, revenue measurement, earning per share, leases, pensions, cash flows, and other contemporary accounting issues. PR: ACCT 301.

305  Managerial Accounting (3-0-3). Use of the internal accounting system in the preparation of relevant data for effective managerial planning and control decisions. PR: ACCT 202.

306  Cost Accounting (3-0-3). Principles underlying determination of cost and control of certain business activities. Manufacturing accounting is emphasized. PR: ACCT 305.

325  Taxation for Personal and Business Decision Making (3-0-3). This course provides a summary of income taxes at the federal and state level as they affect business and personal investment decision making. Emphasis is on income tax concepts and their effect on decision making, not form preparation. Topics covered include: types of taxes at various governmental jurisdictional levels; tax policy issues; fundamentals of tax planning; measuring taxable income; property acquisitions, cost recovery, and dispositions; non-taxable exchanges; taxes and the choice of a business entity; proprietorship taxation; partnership and Sub S taxation; corporate taxation; compensation and retirement planning; investment and personal financial planning; tax consequences of personal activities, and simple personal tax preparation. PR: ACCT 202; ECON 212.

350  Advanced Taxation (3-0-3). An in-depth coverage of federal and state income taxation of individuals, proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations, with emphasis on tax return preparation for each of these entities. Topics covered include gross income inclusions and exclusions, deductions for and deductions from adjusted gross income, business and employment related deductions, personal deductions, exemptions, credits, property transactions (in-depth acquisitions, cost recovery, and dispositions), AMT, and deferrals of income/expense recognition. PR: ACCT 325.

424  Accounting Information Systems (2-1-3). A study of the analysis, design, and control aspects of accounting systems. Topics include testing and reviewing accounting systems, identifying information requirements, and cost/benefit analysis. PR: ACCT 302, BUSN 260,

430  Advanced Accounting (3-0-3). Accounting principles and practices as applied to problems connected with consignment sales, installment sales, agency and branch accounting, consolidations, fiduciary relationships, interim reporting, SEC reporting, segment reporting, and foreign currency transactions. PR: ACCT 302.

431  Auditing Principles (3-0-3). Emphasis on various kinds of auditing techniques. Attention is also given to auditors’ duties and responsibilities, reporting requirements, and ethics. PR: ACCT 302.

432  Advanced Auditing (2-1-3). A study of advanced auditing topics, including statements on auditing standards, statistical sampling applications, auditing computerized accounting systems, and internal auditing. PR: ACCT 431.

440  Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting (3-0-3). An Analysis of the environment and characteristics of government and nonprofit organizations, and an in-depth study of basic concepts and standards of financial reporting for such entities.

490 Topics in Accounting (3-0-3). A course dealing with the theory of accounting as well as emerging issues that the professional standard boards and other groups that promulgate accounting principles are currently dealing with.

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