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BA – Business Administration Instructor Qualifications – ARCHIVE

Instructor Qualifications for BA prior to September 2021

General Requirements

Masters in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related field required (unless otherwise specified for individual courses). Three years of related full-time equivalent non-teaching work experience required. Prior teaching experience preferred.

  • BA 98  Business Administration: Skills and Issues
  • BA 101 Introduction to Business
  • BA 113 Business Credit Procedures
  • BA 114 Financial Survival
  • BA 205 Solving Communications Problems with Technology
  • BA 206 Management Fundamentals
  • BA 207 Introduction to E-Commerce
  • BA 208 Introduction to Nonprofits & Philanthropy
  • BA 218 Personal Finance, BA 223, Principles of Marketing
  • BA 222 Financial Management
  • BA 223 Principles of Marketing
  • BA 224 Human Resource Management
  • BA 238 Sales
  • BA 239 Advertising
  • BA 242 Introduction to Investments
  • BA 244 Introduction to Records Management
  • BA 249 Principles of Retailing and E-tailing
  • BA 250 Small Business Management
  • BA 251 Office Management
  • BA 270 Global Business Management
  • BA 277 Business Practices and Contemporary Social Issues
  • BA 280A, BA 280B Coop Ed.
  • BA 285 Human Relations
Courses for which there are additional or different requirements

BA 113 Credit Procedures
BA 115 Credit Techniques

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance plus CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required.

BA 131 Computers in Business
General Requirements, plus competency in software taught

BA 141 Introduction to International Business Law
General Requirements. Law degree and a minimum of one year international business experience preferred.

BA 203 Intro to International Business, BA 234 International Marketing
General Requirements. A minimum of one year international business experience preferred.

BA 169, BA 161 Purchasing I&II
General Requirements, plus CPM certification from the National Association of Purchasing Manager.

BA 226 & BA 227 Business Law I & II
General Requirements. Law degree preferred.

BA 237 Fundamentals of Import/Export
General Requirements, plus one year direct import/export experience.

BA 255 Project Management – Business Environments
General Requirements plus CAPM or PMP or three years project management experience.

BA 9235 Advanced Credit Analysis
BA 9236 Credit Mgmt: Case Studies
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance plus CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required. Two years of vocational experience preferred.

BA 9703 Income Tax Prep
Basic Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, plus CPA or Enrolled Agent or Oregon Tax Consultant license.

BA 9706 Income Tax Prep: Advanced
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, plus three years recent experience in preparing or auditing tax returns required (per Oregon Administrative Rules). In addition,current valid CPA or Enrolled Agent or Oregon Tax Consultant license required.

BA 111, Introduction to Accounting
BA 177 Payroll Accounting*
BA 210 Advanced Accounting Spreadsheet Applications*
BA 228 Computer Accounting Applications*
BA 256 Income Tax**

Instructors shall meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • hold a master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related field; completed at least 12 quarter hours of accounting credits (undergraduate or graduate); three years of full-time equivalent non-teaching accounting work experience and prior teaching experience is preferred

OR

  • hold a post baccalaureate certificate in accounting or a bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related field; completed at least 12 quarter hours of accounting credits (undergraduate or graduate); and over three years of full-time equivalent non-teaching accounting work experience. Teaching experience is preferred.

*Instructor will also demonstrate competency in software to be taught.
** CPA or Enrolled Agent or Oregon Tax Consultant license required

BA 211, 212, 213 Principles of Accounting I, II & III
BA 215 Basic Cost Accounting
BA 240 Nonprofit Financial Management and Accounting*
BA 216 Accounting Problems (currently dormant)

Instructors shall meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • hold a master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related field; completed at least 30 quarter hours of accounting credits (undergraduate or graduate); three years of full-time equivalent non-teaching accounting work experience required; and CPA or CMA licensing and prior teaching experience is preferred

OR

  • hold a post baccalaureate certificate in accounting or a bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related field; completed at least 30 quarter hours of accounting credits (undergraduate or graduate); and over three years of full-time equivalent non-teaching accounting work experience and CPA or CMA licensing. Teaching experience is preferred.

*Experience working with non-profit organizations preferred.

Revised October 2011

Instructor Qualifications for BA prior to October 2011

General Requirements

Masters in Business, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field required (unless otherwise specified for individual courses). Three years of vocational experience required and prior teaching experience preferred.

  • BA 101 Introduction to Business
  • BA 206 Management Fundamentals
  •  208 Introduction to Nonprofits & Philanthropy
  • BA 218 Personal Finance, BA 223, Principles of Marketing
  • BA 224 Human Resource Management
  • BA 238 Sales
  • BA 239 Advertising
  • BA 242 Introduction to Investments
  • BA 244 Introduction to Records Management
  • BA 249 Principles of Retailing and E-tailing
  • BA 250 Small Business Management,
  • BA 251 Office Management,
  • BA 280A, BA 280B Coop Ed.,
  • BA 285 Human Relations

Courses for which there are additional requirements

BA 131 Computers in Business
General Requirements, plus competency in software taught

BA 169, BA 161 Purchasing I&II .(note: currently dormant)
General Requirements, plus CPM certification from the National Association of Purchasing Manager

BA 95 Intro to Accounting
Course changed to BA 111 – see below

BA 111, Introduction to Accounting
General Requirements, with a minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting.

BA 177 Payroll Accounting
BA 210 Advanced Accounting Spreadsheet Applications,
BA 228 Computer Accounting Applications
General Requirements, with a minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting.  Instructor will also demonstrate competency in software to be taught.

BA 211, 212, 213 Principles of Accounting I, II & III
General Requirements, with a minimum of 30 quarter hours of accounting.  CPA or CMA preferred.

BA 215 Basic Cost Accounting
BA 222 Financial Management
BA 240 Governmental Accounting*
BA 216 Accounting Problems
General Requirements, with a minimum of 30 quarter hours of accounting courses. CPA or CMA preferred.
*Experience In working with non-profit organizations preferred.

BA 256 Income Tax
General Requirements, with a minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting courses, plus CPA or Oregon Tax Preparer or Oregon Tax Consultant license.

BA 9703 Income Tax Prep
Basic Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, plus CPA or Oregon Tax Preparer or Oregon Tax Consultant license.

BA 9706 Income Tax Prep: Advanced
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, plus three years recent experience in preparing or auditing tax returns required (per Oregon Administrative Rules).  In addition,  current valid  CPA or Oregon Tax Preparer or Oregon Tax Consultant license required.

BA 113 Credit Procedures
BA 115 Credit Techniques
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance plus CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required.

BA 9235 Advanced Credit Analysis
BA 9236 Credit Mgmt: Case Studies
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance plus CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required. Two years of vocational experience preferred.

BA 203 Intro to International Business, BA 234 International Marketing
General Requirements. A minimum of one year international business experience preferred

BA 237 Fundamentals of Import/Export
General Requirements, plus one year direct import/export experience.

BA 141 Introduction to International Business Law
General Requirements. Law degree and a minimum of one year international business experience preferred

BA 226 & BA 227 Business Law I & II
General Requirements. Law degree preferred.

BA 114 Introduction to Buying
General Requirements, plus documented marketing experience. (note: currently dormant)

BA 255 Project Management – Business Environments
General Requirements plus CAPM or PMP or three years project management experience.

Revised date: November 2009

BA Instructor

General Requirements: Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting required (unless otherwise specified for individual courses). Three years of vocational experience required and prior teaching experience preferred. Additional requirements for individual courses are listed.

General Business

  • BA 101,218,280A, 280B, 299 General Requirements only
  • BA 131 Computers in Business Add. Req.: Competency in software taught
  • BA 169, 161 Purchasing I&II Add. Req.: CPM certification from the National Association of Purchasing Manager required

Accounting

  • BA 210 Adv. Acctg Spreadsheet Appls & BA computerized Acctg Appls Add. Req.: A minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting courses required. Instructor will also demonstrate competency in software to be taught
  • BA 211, 212 Principles of Acctg I&II & BA 213 Managerial Acctg : Add. Req.: A minimum of 30 quarter hours of accounting courses
  • BA 215 Basic Cost Acctg, BA 22 Financial Management, BA 240 Governmental Acctg, BA216 Acctg Problems Add. Req.: A minimum of 30 quarter hours of accounting courses required. CPA or CMA preferred.
  • BA 256 Income Tax Add. Req.: A minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting required.
  • BA 95 Intro to Acctg : A minimum of 12 quarter hours of accounting required.
  • BA 9703 Income Tax Prep: Basic Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • BA 9706 Income Tax Prep: Advanced Three years recent experience in preparing or auditing tax returns (per Oregon Administrative Rule 800-15-005.5), current valid tax preparer or tax consultant, or licensed CPA required

Credit

  • BA 113 Credit Procedures & BA 115 Credit Techniques Add. Req.: CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required.
  • BA 9235 Advanced Credit Analysis & BA 9236 Credit Mgmt: Case Studies Add. Req. : Two years of vocational experience preferred. CCE or CBF certification by the National Institute of Credit required.

International Business

  • BA 203, BA 234, BA 237, BA 141 Add. Req.: A minimum of one year of international business experience required.

Management

  • BA 206, BA 224, BA 244, BA 259, BA 251, BA 285 General requirements only
  • BA 226 & BA 227 Business Law I & II Add. Req.: Law degree preferred.

Marketing

  • BA 223, 238, 239,249 General Requirements
  • BA 114 Introduction to Buying Add. Req.: Documented marketing experience required.

Revised Date: 04/30/1998

Accounting Instructor

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and a minimum of 30 quarter hours in accounting courses and qualified to sit for the CPA exam or have passed the CPA exam.

Revised Date: 02/16/1990

Business Law Instructor

  • MBA or Law Degree required; Law Degree preferred

Revised Date: 10/23/1989

Part-time Instructors

Vocational Courses

  • General Requirements: Two years teaching experience preferred and two years vocational experience (to include part-time experience; full-time experience preferred).
  • Intro to Acctg: Master’s Degree in Business* which includes 12 hours of accounting courses or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and demonstrated competency in accounting, i.e., CPA.
  • Intro to Microcomputers, Keyboarding on Microcomputers, Beginning Micro Word Processing, Intermediate Word Processing on Microcomputers,10-Key Instruction on Microcomputers, Spreadsheet on the Microcomputer, Data Base and File
  • Management on Spreadsheets (Beginning to Intermediate): Master’s Degree in Business* preferred. (Bachelor’s Degree in Business required.) Instructor should have specific experience with the software taught in each of these courses or demonstrated competency in the software to be taught.
  • Intro to Buying, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising: Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business* preferred, but documented marketing experience required.
  • Income Tax Preparation: Three years recent experience in preparing or auditing tax returns (Per OAR- Oregon Administrative Rules 800-15-005(5)) Current, valid tax preparer or consultant license or licensed CPA. Teaching experience preferred. (Use vocational approval option.)

Revised Date: 12/10/1986

Real Estate Specialty

  • Intro to Escrow, Escrow Procedures, Escrow Problems: Three years escrow experience.

Telecommunications

  • Professional Telecommunications credentials/background necessary to meet vocational approval requirements. Credentials that include a Bachelor’s and/ or Master’s degree/s are preferred.

College Transfer Course

  • General Requirements: Master’s Degree in Business* required and two years of teaching experience preferred; plus two years of vocational experience preferred. Intro to Business, Personal Finance: Master’s Degree in Business* and 1-3 years of experience in business. The Computer in Business: Master’s Degree in Business*. Instructor will demonstrate competency in software to be taught.

Accounting Specialty

  • Special Studies: Accounting Problems, Principles of Accounting I, II,III , Basic Cost Accounting , Finance, Analyzing Financial Statements: Master’s Degree in Business*, Administration, Accounting, or Finance, to include a minimum of 30 quarter hours in accounting courses. CPA or CMA preferred.
  • Accounting Applications: Microcomputers : Master’s Degree in Business* which includes 12 hours of accounting courses or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with demonstrated competency in accounting. Instructor will also demonstrate competency in software to be taught.
  • Income Tax: A minimum of 12 hours of transcripted accounting courses and a Master’s Degree in Business* or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and demonstrated competency in teaching this course.

Management Specialty

  • Management fundamentals, Personnel Management, Small Business Management, Office Management, Business Relations: Master’s Degree in Business* with 12 hours in management or personnel preferred and 1-3 years of management experience.
  • Business Law: Law degree preferred. Some course work in business with practical business experience preferred. Introduction to Investments: MBA preferred (Bachelor’s Degree in Business required.) and experience in financial/estate planning and /or securities preferred.
  • Records Management: Master’s Degree in Business* preferred, plus 1-3 years experience in records management.

Merchandising Specialty

  • Credit Procedures, Purchasing I,II,III, Intro to International Business, Principles of Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Risk and Insurance, Retailing,: Master’s Degree in Business* or Marketing preferred. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business which meets vocational approval requirements (three experience required in the related field).

Office Administration

  • General requirements: Master’s Degree in Business* required with a minimum of 30 quarter hours in a combination of office skills and methods of teaching office skills.

Legal Specialty

  • Legal Procedures I & II, Legal Transcription and terminology: Two years of legal experience preferred. Shorthand/Briefhand: The 30 hours must include shorthand work. Word Processing: Experience and/or training on specific software to be taught required.

* Master’s Degree in Business will include Masters in Business Education and Administration.

Revised Date: 4/30/1998