Minimum Qualifications: Noncredit Instruction

Fall
1989
Resolution Number: 
12.04
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Category: 
Professional Standards
Status: 
Assigned

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the Board of Governors adopt regulations to establish and maintain the minimum qualifications for hire as a community college member teaching any noncredit course, unless and until amended pursuant to the process described in Education Code Section 87357. The regulations shall establish the minimum qualifications for hire as:

(1) Possession of a master's degree from an accredited institution or the equivalent foreign degree, in the discipline of the faculty member's assignment, or

(2) Possession of a master's degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent foreign degree, in a discipline reasonably related to the faculty member's assignment, and possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent foreign degree, in the discipline of the faculty member's assignment, or

(3) For faculty assigned to teach courses in disciplines where the master's degree is not generally expected or available, which are, generally, disciplines in specialized technical, trade, or industrial fields, either of the following:

(A) Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent foreign degree, in a discipline reasonably related to the faculty member's assignment, plus two years of professional experience, plus appropriate certification to practice or licensure or its equivalent, if available, or

(B) Possession of an associate's degree from an accredited institution in a discipline reasonably related to the faculty member's assignment, plus six years of professional experience, plus appropriate certification to practice or licensure or its equivalent, if available.