The School of Arts & Sciences is the largest school within Bluefield State, serving almost all students who matriculate.
The School of Arts & Sciences offers four different degree programs and several minors listed below.
The education you receive will prepare you for your career and also serve as a gateway to professional degrees. The college serves the majority of Bluefield State students, provides the foundation of all educational programs and also offers a study abroad opportunities.
The School of Arts & Sciences boasts a 5,000-square-feet of facility space dedicated to undergraduate research that includes four biomedical research labs and a core lab facility. Additionally, instructional facilities include one chemistry lab, two physics labs, four biology labs, an environmental science/ecology lab, as well as a transitional studies math emporium and writing lab.
Strong Student-Faculty Ties
Faculty members work hand-in-hand with students as mentors, so you’ll have an excellent opportunity to work closely with faculty on labs and other important projects.
To apply to the School of Arts & Sciences, please fill out an application as well as complete a few additional steps. Here’s everything you need to know.
Provide the following information:
- Official high school transcript or GED courses. (For transcripts, contact your high school to send them; for GED courses, contact the Department of Education.)
- SAT or ACT score
- You need a GPA of at least 2.0 plus an ACT composite of at least 18 or an SAT composite of at least 870 (combined Critical Reading and Math scores). OR: You must have a GPA of at least 3.0 (regardless of ACT or SAT scores).
- College transcript (if you earned college credit during high school)
- MMR Immunization record (if you were born after January 1, 1957)
Required High School Units:
- 4 English courses (including courses in Grammar, Composition and Literature)
- 4 Mathematics courses (including three units at Algebra I level and above)
- 3 Social Studies courses (including U.S. History)
- 3 Science courses (all courses must be college preparatory laboratory science, including units from Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
- 2 Foreign Language courses (two units of the same foreign language)
- 1 Art course
For fall admission: August 10
For spring admission: December 1