Applied Sciences Division

General Information

The Division of Applied Sciences is one of three academic divisions at WVU-Potomac State College. It is the home of 24 majors in Agriculture, Business, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Equine, Forestry, Horticulture, and Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship. This Division houses the only four-year degrees, other than Nursing, offered at Potomac State College, and also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees. The Associate of Arts degrees are designed to prepare students for transfer to other institutions, including the Morgantown campus of West Virginia University, The Associate of Applied Science degrees are programs in and of themselves that prepare students for entry into the workforce, and also serve as the the first two years of the B.A.S. (baccalaureate) degrees.

Degree Options

The Applied Sciences Division offers the following degrees:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science

Associate Degree Programs

For each major, a recommended two-year sequence of courses is provided. Students who follow this plan will complete the major in the traditional time frame; i.e., two years. The curriculum sequence is designed to permit the completion of course prerequisites and to ensure access to courses not available every semester.

Baccalaureate Degree Programs

For each major, a recommended two-year sequence of courses is provided for students who have already completed the associated Associate of Applied Science degree. The curriculum sequence is designed to permit the completion of course prerequisites and to ensure access to courses not available every semester.


Administration

Division Chair

  • Dr. Heidi Samuels - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)