GS - General Science Instructor Qualifications


Instructor Qualficiations for General Science

 

A Master’s degree (or higher) in the subject area OR a Master’s degree (or higher) in a related area plus 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in the subject area.

Subject Area degrees include but are not limited to:

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Earth Science
  • Earth Systems Science
  • Planetary Science
  • Geology
  • Geoscience
  • Geochemistry
  • Geomorphology
  • Geophysics
  • Paleontology
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Oceanography

Related Area degrees include but are not limited to:

  • Physics
  • Physical Geography
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Science
  • Science Teaching

For related area degrees transcripts must be reviewed to document a minimum of 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in the subject area of atmospheric science, ocean science, earth science and space science.

These lists may not be inclusive as there are other degree titles that may be appropriate to the subject and related areas. The Division Dean, in consultation with the Faculty Department Chair, will make a recommendation to the Dean of Instruction about the applicability of a particular degree that is outside the scope of these lists.

 

Revised and Approved May 2011

Instructor Qualifications for General Science Prior to May 2011