Faculty Approval Process

Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 226 | dualcredit@pcc.edu | 971-722-7737 | Fax: 971-722-7805

All classes offered for PCC Dual Credit must be taught by faculty who meet the qualifications required for each subject area. Below, are general guidelines of what expectations a high school faculty must meet based on the type of class offered.

Faculty Qualifications

For Career & Technical Education (CTE) Faculty

There are six ways to qualify, ranging from having a master's degree in the subject area and three years recent full time industry experience.

Listed below details the different criteria (any one of them) in general that a CTE faculty would need to qualify. View PCC Instructor Qualifications.

  • Master’s degree in a subject area and 3 years recent full time, non-teaching experience in the field
  • Master’s degree in related area plus 30 quarter hours graduate credit in upper division coursework in subject area, and 3 years recent full time, non-teaching experience in the field
  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area and 4 years recent full time, non-teaching work experience in field
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area plus 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in division coursework in subject area, and 4 years recent full, non-teaching work experience in field time, non-teaching work experience in field
  • AAS degree in subject area or professional education plus 5 years recent full time, nonteaching work experience in the field, or
  • Demonstrated competency and/or qualifications set by licensing organizations in the field
For University Transfer (UT) Faculty

In order to articulate courses through the PCC Dual Credit program, high school faculty must meet the same Instructor Qualifications as on-campus faculty.

Listed below details the different criteria (any one of them) a University Transfer faculty would need to qualify. View specific PCC Instructor Qualifications.

  • Master's degree in subject area
  • Master’s degree in related area plus 30 quarter hours graduate credit in related subject area
  • Demonstrated competency in field

High school faculty must provide the PCC Dual Credit program office with a copy of their college transcripts current detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume. Career & Technical Education faculty should also include a detailed work history summary of related industry experience. Note: web transcripts are not acceptable.

High school faculty who are interested in becoming approved to offer Dual Credit for their classes should send a current resume (or CV) and transcripts by fax to 971-722-7805 or email to dualcredit@pcc.edu.