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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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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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290  Topics in Natural Science (1-4 hours).  Formal course in diverse areas of natural science.  Course may be repeated for different topics.  PR:  4 credits in natural science.

301  Integrated Science I (3-2-3). Provides the student the opportunity to integrate the physical and life sciences with technology to attain further knowledge in the areas of scientific methodology, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy. The student will investigate two major scientific themes: earth and ocean. PR: PHSC 101-104 and BIOL 101-104, or permission of instructor.

302  Integrated Science II (3-2-3). Provides the student the opportunity to integrate the physical and life sciences with technology to attain further knowledge in the areas of scientific methodology, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy. The student will investigate two major scientific themes: atmosphere and space. PR: NASC 301 or permission of instructor.

474  Cyberinfrastructure (3-0-3).  An introductory study of the cyberinfrastructure – the computational, communication, and storage resources required to support current and future scientific and engineering research. It focuses on biology information systems and applied genomics (bioinformatics). It provides students with a diverse array of backgrounds from mathematics, biology, computer science, and engineering with the capability to function at a high level and contribute solutions in the burgeoning professions of bioinformatics while retaining their own unique perspectives. Students will survey the relevant literature available online via graded discussion and forum postings and make application of the current body of knowledge for cyberinfrastructure and bioinformatics in all assignment submissions. The course emphasizes inter-disciplinary teaming in face-to-face and online environments. PR: Junior/Senior standing or consent of the instructor. 

498 Research/Planning (1-0-1). This course provides applied science students with the fundamental research skills needed to successfully complete their senior research project.  In this course, students will learn how to plan and write research proposals.  Instruction will focus on implementing scientific methods of designing testable hypotheses and developing research goals and objectives.  In addition instruction will include appropriate research methods on bio and chemical safety in the laboratory and scientific ethics and their role in research publications.  PR:  Junior standing.

499  Research/Projects (1-2 hours credit per semester; may be repeated to a maximum of 3 credit hours). Approved projects requiring independent laboratory work culminating in professional written, oral, and poster presentations.  PR:  NASC 498.

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