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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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BSC Nursing Students Collaborate with PCH to Administer Flu ...
October 20 2014

(Bluefield)—Bluefield State College nursing students assisted Princeton Community Hospital in administering influenza injections, free of charge, to more than 2000 individuals during the 2014 Princeton AutumnFest celebration and during free clinic sessions at PCH.  The community service initiative...
BSC Celebrates Founder’s Day 2014
October 09 2014

Dr. Guy SimsKeynote Speaker Mrs. Mildred WashingtonBSCAA National President (Bluefield)--A capacity audience of more than 100 Bluefield State College alumni, students, employees, and community members attended BSC's Founder's Day breakfast and program. Dr. Guy Sim...
October 07 2014

The 23rd annual Rising Star science fiction convention will be held in the Harris-Jefferson Student Center at Bluefield State College, October 24-25, 2014. Inspired by the success of this summer's hit movie, Godzilla, one of the focuses of this year's event will be giant monsters."God...
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300  Introduction to Mining Engineering Technology (3-0-3). A study of modern underground and surface mining methods. Other areas of study include: chemistry of coal, uses of coal, roof control, drainage, coal preparation, safety, environmental controls, surveying and mapping.

303  Mine Plant Technology (3-0-3).  A study of the principles of pumping, hydraulics, hoisting, electrical power distribution, machinery maintenance, material handling and sinking shafts. PR: MIET 300.

305  Mine Supervisory Training (3-0-3). Designed to prepare the student for the West Virginia Mine Foreman’s Examination. Topics studied include: electricity, mine gases, ventilation, first aid, records and permits, instruments and apparatus, fires and explosions, explosives and blasting, and transportation. An examination is scheduled.

400  Mine Safety and Law (3-0-3). A study of the hazards associated with underground coal mining.  A complete study of the West Virginia mine law is included.  Many elements of the 40- and 80-hour training for new miners are introduced.  PR: MIET 300.

402  Mine Surveying and Mapping (2-3-3). Techniques of mine map construction; fundamentals of deep mine surveying practices, determination of quantities in mining.

404  Ground Control (3-0-3). A study of rock mechanics, subsidence, ground movement, fracture and collapse, caving, design for roof stability, the interaction of roof, floor and pillars, roof control plans, artificial supports and the mine law as applied to coal mining systems.

406  Mine Ventilation (3-0-3). A study of the ventilation requirements of underground coal mines in which the basic principles of air flow are presented.  The techniques and equipment used to maintain proper ventilation are studied in depth.  The procedure for designing a mine ventilation system will be emphasized.

408  Coal Preparation (3-0-3). A study of the principles of coal preparation including: sampling, crushing, screening, washing, froth flotation, dewatering and drying. Modern coal preparation plants and their flow diagrams are studied.

410  Mine Production Technology (3-0-3). A study of the economics of starting up and operating a mining operation, beginning with exploration, and ending with a feasibility study using the discounted cash flow method to determine the life of the mine and the present value of the mining operation. PR: MIET 300.

490  Topics in Mining Engineering Technology (3-0-3). Advanced formal course in diverse areas of Mining Engineering Technology. Course may be repeated for different topics. Specific topics will be announced and indicated by subtitle on transcript. PR: Consent of instructor.

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