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Courses for Vets

West Virginia University offers 193 degree programs. Also included are special Veteran only courses with your needs and past military experiences in mind. With limited seating early registration is recommended.

Service-Learning 495 Independent Study

service-learning enhances learning through action. It provides students with concrete opportunities to use newly acquired skills and knowledge in real-life situations in their communities. This experience instills the value of service in the lives of students by developing a commitment to making a difference in the community. This is a Veteran Friendly course with an option of 1-6 credit hours and is available to take in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. For more information, you can view the Center for Service and Learning website at

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The Transitioning Student Veteran

It is critical that veteran students are given all the information and tools they need to make a successful transition into college life. This course is designed to be a bridge between veteran students and the university community. 

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CSAD 270 Effective Public Speaking

This course is designed to help veterans improve their communication skills in a small classroom environment among others who share similar experiences.Students must register for both CSAD 270 Lecture and for CSAD 270 Lab.This course is only offered in the Fall semester and fulfills either GEF 4 or GEC 6 requirements. This course will help students:

  • Polish their interviewing skills
  • Improve verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Alleviate apprehension when speaking to the public
  • Develop listening skills
  • Expand professional presentation skills.
  • Offer opportunities to interact with professionals in the Morgantown community.

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