2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

2023-2024 Academic Catalog

  Bluefield State University

2023-2024 Academic Catalog












I am delighted to extend a warm presidential greeting as you begin another exciting academic year at Bluefield State University. I know you come with the ability and ambition to achieve your goals. You have chosen an ideal place to turn your aspirations into reality.

Enclosed is our catalog, a comprehensive guide to assist and support you during your educational journey. I urge you to familiarize yourself with the variety of dynamic programs, courses, and resources we offer. These are designed to ignite your intellectual curiosity, enhance your critical thinking, and equip you for future successes. 

At Bluefield State, our faculty’s dedication to your education is unwavering. We urge you to embrace every opportunity, push beyond your boundaries, and maximize your time with us. Your experience here goes beyond mere knowledge acquisition; it encompasses personal development, collaborative endeavors, and positive contributions to society.

Again, welcome to Bluefield State University. Together, let’s craft the next chapter of your success story.



Darrin Martin

Interim President




The Higher Learning Commission accredits Bluefield State University. The Commission may be contacted at https://www.hlcommission.org. For detailed program accreditation information, visit Accreditation and Affiliation .  

University Academic Catalog

The Bluefield State University electronic catalog is updated annually and constitutes the University’s official document of record. The catalog includes general information about the University and information on degree requirements, academics programs, admission and campus life.

The provisions of the catalog do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant, student, or employee, member and the University. The University and its Governing Board reserve the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees, calendars, curricula, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective practices and policies as duly appropriate and will apply both to prospective and current students.

While every effort is made to assure accurate and up-to-date information, the University does not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentation made through error in the preparation of this or any other of its catalogs or through failure to give notice of changes in its requirements, policies, tuition and fees, course offerings, and other matters affecting students or applicants.


For questions or comments regarding the BSU Academic Catalog, please email us at registrar@bluefieldstate.edu.