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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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Jeff Forlines Named Cole School of Business Executive-in-Res...
September 19 2014

The W. Paul Cole School of Business is happy to announce the introduction of our Executive-in-Residence program. The Executive-in-Residence Program will enrich the learning and research environment at the BSC College of Business by inviting executives from our region to participate in the education ...
BSC Faculty Member Co-Authors Engineering Textbook
September 18 2014

(Bluefield)—An engineering textbook co-authored by Dr. Jeffrey Bolton, a Bluefield State College professor, and one member of the Virginia Tech engineering faculty, has been published and is in use at institutions of higher education throughout the world. The book, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, Ei...
September 09 2014

(Bluefield)—Twelve years ago, Bluefield State College student Brian Delp lost his life while assisting a stranded motorist. On Saturday, October 18, the ninth annual "Brian Delp Memorial 5K Run and Walk" will be held at Bluefield State College, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The event is designed ...
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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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Tue Sep 23, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Appalachian Artist's Association Exhibit
Wed Sep 24, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Appalachian Artist's Association Exhibit
Wed Sep 24, 2014 @11:30AM - 12:30PM
Community Dialogues: LGBTQ Campus Climate
Wed Sep 24, 2014 @ 2:00PM -
Research Focu: MLA & APA The Right Way (SSS Workshop)
Thu Sep 25, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
Appalachian Artist's Association Exhibit
Thu Sep 25, 2014 @ 2:00PM -
Life Skills: Don't Let a Car Accident Wreck You (SSS Workshop)
Fri Sep 26, 2014 @10:00AM -
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