PCC Dual Credit Faculty & Course Approval Process

Willow Creek Center, Room 301 | Email: dualcredit@pcc.edu | Phone: 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. For specific PCC Instructor Qualifications visit http://www.pcc.edu/resources/academic/instructor-qualifications/index.html.

  • 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. For specific PCC Instructor Qualifications visit http://www.pcc.edu/resources/academic/instructor-qualifications/index.html

  • 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.

Course Approval

In compliance with the Educational Advisory Committee (EAC) Rules and Oregon State Dual Credit Standards, all PCC courses must have a syllabus on record for each class taught. 

PCC Dual Credit classes are also required to provide a syllabus to their students, and to have one on file with the Dual Credit office no later than office by October 1st of every school year. CRNs will be held and students will be unable to register until the Dual Credit office has received the approved, updated syllabus for the course.

New Courses

New PCC Dual Credit faculty or currently approved faculty wishing to add a new course to their existing PCC Dual Credit Articulation Agreement will need to submit the syllabus for approval and go through the approval process.

Continuing Courses or Change In Curriculum

If you have a continuing PCC Dual Credit Articulation Agreement that was activated in previous years, you simply need to update the dates of your course and submit. If your course content has changed, you must resubmit for approval, as the contract with PCC is based on the specific syllabus originally approved. Please let us know if this is the case so that we can send your syllabus to the appropriate PCC faculty as soon as possible. 

High School Syllabi Templates

Click here for the syllabus template for the course that you wish to add. If you do not see a template for your particular PCC course, or have questions regarding requested information to be added to template, please contact your PCC Dual Credit Coordinator or email questions to dualcredit@pcc.edu.

Course Approval Timeline for Approved Faculty

November 21, 2014: For courses to be offered during 3rd Trimester and 2nd Semester. Any syllabi requests received after this date will be activated for the 2015-16 academic year.

May 15, 2015: For new courses to be offered during the 2015-16 academic year.

High School Syllabi Templates

Click here for the syllabus template for the course that you wish to add. If you do not see a template for your particular PCC course, or have questions regarding requested information to be added to template, please contact your PCC Dual Credit Coordinator or email questions to dualcredit@pcc.edu.

Syllabi Submission

Syllabi can be sent via email to your PCC Dual Credit Coordinator. If you are unsure of who that is, please email to dualcredit@pcc.edu and your syllabus will be directed accordingly.

Confirmation of Submission

You will receive a confirmation email from the Dual Credit office once your syllabus has been received.

If you submitted a syllabus for Course Approval, your PCC Dual Credit Coordinator will forward your syllabus onto the appropriate PCC Faculty to ensure that your high school course aligns appropriately with the college course (content, outcomes, assessment, and pedagogy). You will be contacted by a PCC Faculty member if you need to make revisions to your syllabus.

Your PCC Dual Credit Coordinator will notify you once your syllabus has been officially approved.