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8 Keys to Veterans’ Success BSC Affirms Support for “Principles of Excellence” to Assist Military Veterans’ Pursuit of College Degrees

Engineering Management   The Engineering Management baccalaureate degree program proposed by Bluefield State College has been formally approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission at its August 1 meeting.  The program, which was developed to address a growing demand for graduating engineering managers, will be available beginning with the Fall 2014 Semester at BSC. 
Brian A. Delp  
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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August 28 2014

(Bluefield)— Bluefield State College recently became West Virginia’s first four-year public higher institution to affirm the U.S. Department of Education’s “8 Keys to Veterans’ Success.”  The “8 Keys” focus on educational success as a priority for our nation’s military veterans and, according to the...
August 25 2014

(Bluefield)— A year after graduating from Bluefield State College, Evan Garcia is preparing to fly to South Korea and fulfill a dream that BSC faculty helped him identify and pursue.Garcia, a resident of Bluefield, VA, will teach English as a Second Language (ESL). "I attended Bluefield State f...
August 11 2014

(Bluefield)—Six Bluefield State College students displayed and discussed their biomedical research recently during the 2014 WV-IDeA Network Biomedical Research Excellence Symposium, in Morgantown, July 27-28. BSC students Sasha Richmond, Jeff Johnson, Chelsea Brown, Shane Musick, Kaitlyn Thompson, J...
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101  World Civilization I (3-0-3). A study of civilization from prehistoric man to the Age of Absolutism with emphasis on the development of World culture.

102  World Civilization II (3-0-3). A study of world civilization from the Age of Absolutism to the present with emphasis on the development of global culture.

105  American History I (3-0-3). Study of the European background, colonial beginnings, the historical, economic, social and political growth of America prior to 1865.

106  American History II (3-0-3). Study of the historical, political, social, economic and cultural aspects of American civilization since 1865.

290  Topics in History (3-0-3). Formal course in diverse areas of history. Course may be repeated for different topics. Specific topics will be announced and indicated by subtitle on the student transcript.  PR:  3 credits in history.

300 African-American History I (3-0-3).  A study of the contributions and status of African-Americans in U.S. society from 1619 through the Civil War and Reconstruction.  PR:  HIST 105 or 106.

301  African-American History II (3-0-3).  A study of the contributions and status of African-Americans in U.S. society from the post-Reconstruction period to the present.  PR:  HIST 105 or 106.

302  History, Geography, and Government of West Virginia (3-0-3). A survey course on the history, economy, and political life of West Virginia with a cursory consideration of its geographic background. PR:  HIST 105 or 106.

305  Early Modern European History (3-0-3). A study of the social, political and economic development in Europe from its rise during the Middle Ages, to the defeat of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna.  PR:  HIST 101

306  Modern European History (3-0-3). A study of European history from the Industrial Revolution, through the spread of liberalism and the world wars, to the contemporary age. PR: HIST 102

307  British History (3-0-3). A political and social survey of English history from 1485 to the present, with emphasis on the growth and decline of the British Empire.  PR:  HIST 102.

308  American Colonial History (3 0-3). A study of the English colonies: discovery and settlements, colonial governments, the intercolonial wars, and the Revolutionary War.  PR:  HIST 105.

400  Recent American History (3-0-3). The United States from 1920 to the present. PR: HIST 106. 

401  Diplomatic History of United States (3-0-3). The diplomatic problems that have confronted the United States from the American Revolution to the present. PR: HIST 105 or 106 AND HIST 308 or POSC 200.

403  History of the Far East (3-0-3). The study of social, economic, and political development in the Far East in modern times. Special attention is given to the impact of the 19th and 20th century development upon international affairs.  PR:  HIST 101 or 102.

405  African History and Culture I (3-0-3).  Study of Ancient Africa’s organized societies that critically examines their ethnicities, religion, economics and politics.  PR:  HIST 300 or 301.

406 African History and Culture II (3-0-3).  Study of the continent’s nations as they struggled for liberation, independence, social and political freedom during the twentieth century.  PR:  HIST 300, 301, or 405. 

408  History of Latin American Civilization: 1492-1981. (3-0-3). A general survey of the political, social, and economic history of the Latin American Republics from 1492 to the present with special emphasis on pre-Columbian civilization, European and African backgrounds, the colonial period, and current political problems.  PR:  3 credits in history.

490  Topics in History (3-0-3). Selected topics of historical importance or of popular interest and contemporary relevance. May be repeated for different topics, offered as announced. PR: 6 hours from 300 or 400 level history courses and the consent of the instructor.

495  Special Topics in History (1-3 hours). Independent research in major field for students who have demonstrated a capacity for responsible work. Not repeatable. PR: Permission of directing professor and dean.

497 Research Methods in History (3-0-3). A practical seminar in the techniques of historical research, the compilation and evaluation of sources and the writing of history.  PR:  6 credits in history.

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