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CH – Chemistry Instructor Qualifications

Chemistry Instructor

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 includes but are not limited to:

  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Education
  • Biochemistry
Related Area

Degrees include but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Materials Engineering
  • Material Science
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Sciences
  • Toxicology

These lists of subject and related areas may not be inclusive as there are other degree titles that may be appropriate. 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 this list.

Provisional Approval

An instructor without a Masters or Doctorate may be approved if they have 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in the subject area and are actively pursuing the degree and are anticipated to be awarded the degree within six months of hire, as determined by the instructor’s graduate advisor (a letter from the advisor will be required and kept on file.)

Revised: November 2011; Provisional Approval added December 2012

CH Instructor Qualifications prior to November 2011