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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. 
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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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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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150  Introduction to Fine Arts (3-0-3). Introduces the student to selected examples of music and the visual arts representing the sociocultural influences and stylistic trends of various periods. The conceptual basis, materials, techniques, and more subtle aspects of creativity will be emphasized.

222  Philosophy (3-0-3). Introduces the student to the basic concepts of deductive reasoning, the syllogism, and dialectic thought in defining the role of ethics and aesthetics within the humanistic tradition of both the East and the West.

303  Comparative Religions (3-0-3). A study of several of the world’s major religions to develop an understanding of their philosophies, beliefs, myths, cults, and practices as well as to develop an understanding of religious groups and institutions and the relationship of changes in the beliefs systems and practices to changes in economic and social structure. (See SOCI 303)  PR:  ENGL 102.  

332  Regional Cultures (3-0-3). Primarily a study of the cultural dimensions to be found in the background of peoples of the Southern Highlands Region. The course will normally concentrate on the historic development of the art, folklore, and literature as well as the ethnic, economic, and social conditions which lead to the formation of the traditional cultures of the Southern Highlands Region. Depending on student interest, the course may, from time to time, survey the archaeology of the cultures which were formative to the culture of the Highlands Region or of the past cultures of the Highlands Region. (See SOCI 332)  PR:  ENGL 102.

333  Fine Arts Methods for K-6 Teachers (2-0-2). Methods of teaching fine arts in grades K-6, with attention given to the development of aesthetic awareness in early childhood. Content develops the concept of literacy in drama, music, movement, art, and crafts. PR: ARTS 105, MUSC 130, Admission to Teacher Education.   

490  Topics in Humanities (3-0-3). Selected topics in areas of humanities as needed. May be repeated for different topics; offered as announced. PR: ENGL 201 or ENGL 205; permission of directing professor and dean.

499  Projects in Humanities (1-3 hours per semester, may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours). Approved projects requiring student research culminating in a written report and oral presentation. PR: ENGL 309

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