Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

CAS/OS Instructor Qualifications prior to May 2016:

  • Master’s Degree in a business field(Business or Business Education); or
  • Master’s Degree in any field and a minimum combination of three years of relevant teaching experience and industry experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field and a minimum combination of four years of relevant teaching experience and industry experience.

Relevant teaching experience examples and clarification:

  • High School: Business Education, computer technology classes (including computer literacy, web design/development, Office or similar open source applications, Adobe or similar open source applications)
  • Community College: Business Technology, Office Administration, Computer Applications, Web design and development
  • University: Business Education, Business Administration

Relevant industry experience:

  • Computer application training, desktop support, office management, executive office support/administrative assistant
  • Web design and development
Related Instruction

CAS 111W, CAS 222 and CAS 206 include embedded Related Instruction in Computation, Communications and Human Relations. In order to teach these courses, instructor must have:

  • completed college-level algebra or higher Math (for Computation) and
  • completed college-level writing course (for Communication) and
  • documented teaching experience or supervisory work experience (for Human Relations)

 

Approved September 2014 (Related Instruction course list updated February 2014)

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General PCC Instructor Qualifications are described in the Academic Policies and Standards Handbook

with the following clarifications:

  • Subject Area: Master’s Degree in a business field
  • Related Area: Master’s degree in any field
  • Demonstrated Competency: Bachelor’s degree + 5 years of a combination of teaching and recent in-field non-teaching experience

Revised Date: 4/17/1998

Related Instruction

CAS 111D, CAS 211D and CAS 206 include embedded Related Instruction in Computation, Communications and Human Relations. In order to teach these courses, instructor must have:

  • completed college-level algebra or higher Math (for Computation) and
  • completed college-level writing course (for Communication) and
  • documented teaching experience or supervisory work experience (for Human Relations)

Related Instruction Qualifications approved: November 2012

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CAS Instructor

New definitions of subject area, related area and demonstrated competency approved (since MS in Business Education is phasing out, the definitions needed to be broad enough to include qualified individuals who have experience in business with degrees in other disciplines)

  • Subject Area: Master’s Degree in a business field
  • Related Area: Master’s degree in any field
  • Demonstrated Competency: Bachelor’s degree + 5 years of a combination of teaching and recent in-field non-teaching experience

Revised Date: 4/17/1998


CAS/CIS Position Instructor at Sylvania

  • Master’s Degree required. Degree in information systems or equivalent preferred. Experience: Three years’ technical industry experience required. Programming experience using one or more of the following required: JAVA, Visual Basic, Scripting and/or HTML. Experience designing web sites and accessing data bases highly desirable. Teaching experience preferred.

Revised Date: 12/03/1998