Accreditation

Baccalaureate Degrees

The Doctorate in the appropriate field is the preferred degree required for faculty teaching baccalaureate courses.

The College may consider faculty with a master’s degree in the appropriate field or a doctorate or master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in the appropriate field after the minimum 30 percent of courses have been selected by those with the doctorate in field.

This policy is in keeping with the 1998 Criteria for Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the UFMCC-MDCC Impact Bargaining Agreement of 6/13/03.

BAS – Supervision & Management

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Business Ethics MAN3065 Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics,  Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Management or Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management or Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree and 9 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Management or Marketing and 9 graduate semester hours in Ethics.
Data Analytics-Business GEB3522 Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, and/or Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s Degree in at least one of the previously listed fields (Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Supervision & Administration); or
  • Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in at least one of the previously listed fields (Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Supervision & Administration
Finance FIN3400 Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Finance; or
  • Doctorate in Business Administration with a specialization in Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering; or
  • Master’s degree in Finance; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering.
Information Systems
ISM4011
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computing Technology, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology or Systems Analysis; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Computer Science, Computing Technology, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology or Systems Analysis.
Management
MAN 3025, 3240, 3301, 4120, 4162, 4350, 4720, 4891, 4894, 4900, 4941
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Management; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields:  Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration.
Marketing
MAR 4803
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Marketing; or
  • Doctorate in Business Administration or Management and 6 graduate semester hours in Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration and 6 graduate semester hours in Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Marketing.
Military Science U.S. Army ROTC [MSL 3201 & MSL 3202] Credit Transferable
  • Commissioned or Non Commissioned Officer; and
  • Master’s degree or ten (10) years of military service; and
  • Completion of at least one of the following Army, Air Force or Navy training programs/ certificates:
    Air Force Professional Military Education I Course, Air Force Professional Military Education II Course, Air and Space Basic Course, Advanced Airborne Course, Non Commissioned Basic Officer Course, Non Commissioned Advanced Officer Course, Army Retail Supply System Course, Automated Logistical Management Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course, Basic Officer Leadership Course II, Basic Officer Leadership Course III, Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Course, Senior Leaders Course, Cadet Command Faculty Development Course, Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms Service Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Commanders and Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Jungle Warfare Course, Military History Course, Military History Instructor Certification, Military Intelligence Leadership Course, Military Police Basic Officer Course, Military Police Advanced Officer Course, Primary Leadership and Development Course, Professional Leadership and Development Course I, Professional Leadership Development II, Special Operations Leader Course, Squadron Officer School.

BAS – Supply Chain Management

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements

Transportation & Logistics

GEB 4363, MAN 3504, 3554, 3786, 4593, 4597, 4940, TRA 3034, 3132, 4234

 

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration and two (2) years of work experience in logistics/supply chain management; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration and two (2) years of work experience in logistics/supply chain management; or
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics or Supply Chain Management; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Industrial Engineering, Logistics or Supply Chain Management.

Finance
FIN 3403

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Finance or Business Administration with a specialization in Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering; or
  • Master’s degree in Finance; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration with a  specialization in Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Corporate Finance, Finance, Financial Economics or Financial Engineering.

Information Systems Management
MAN 4523

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Computer Science, Computing Technology, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology or Systems Analysis; or
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computing Technology, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology or Systems Analysis; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Computer Science, Computing Technology, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology or Systems Analysis.

International Business
GEB 3358

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Business Administration or Management and 6 graduate semester hours in International Business; or
  • Master’s degree in International Business; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in International Business.

International Business Law
BUL 4461

Credit
Transferable

  • Juris doctorate and  two (2) years of work experience in international law; or  
  • Juris doctorate and 18 graduate semester hours in International  Business; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Business Law and two (2) years of work experience in international law.

Operations/Quality Management MAN 3506, 4520

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Business Administration or Management and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields:  Econometrics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or Quality Management; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Econometrics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or Quality Management; or
  • Master’s degree in Operations Management.

Project Management
MAN 3583

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Management, Operations Management or Quality Management;  or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Management; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Industrial Engineering, Management, Operations Management or Quality Management.

Marketing
MAR 4203

Credit
Transferable

  • Doctorate in Marketing; or
  • Doctorate in Business Administration or Management and 6 graduate semester hours in Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration and 6 graduate semester hours in Marketing; or
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Marketing.
Data Analytics-Business
GEB3522
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields: Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior or Supervision & Administration; and
  • Two (2) years of work experience in business intelligence/analytics.

Military Science – U.S. Army ROTC

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Military Science U.S. Army ROTC [MSL 3201 & MSL 3202] Credit Transferable
  • Commissioned or Non Commissioned Officer; and
  • Master’s degree or ten (10) years of military service; and
  • Completion of at least one of the following Army, Air Force or Navy training programs/ certificates:
    Air Force Professional Military Education I Course, Air Force Professional Military Education II Course, Air and Space Basic Course, Advanced Airborne Course, Non Commissioned Basic Officer Course, Non Commissioned Advanced Officer Course, Army Retail Supply System Course, Automated Logistical Management Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course, Basic Officer Leadership Course II, Basic Officer Leadership Course III, Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Course, Senior Leaders Course, Cadet Command Faculty Development Course, Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms Service Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Commanders and Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Jungle Warfare Course, Military History Course, Military History Instructor Certification, Military Intelligence Leadership Course, Military Police Basic Officer Course, Military Police Advanced Officer Course, Primary Leadership and Development Course, Professional Leadership and Development Course I, Professional Leadership Development II, Special Operations Leader Course, Squadron Officer School.

BS - Education

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements

Early Childhood Education (ECE)
[EEC, EEX, LAE, RED]

Credit Transferable

  • Doctorate in Early Childhood Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Early Childhood Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Early Childhood Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.
Exceptional Student Education

Early Childhood Education

Mathematics Education

Science Education [RED]
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Reading or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Reading Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Reading; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met. 
Exceptional Student Education

Early Childhood Education

Mathematics Education

Science Education [TSL]
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Bilingual Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in TESOL or Bilingual Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Foundations and Policy Studies
[EDF3115]

Credit Transferable

  • Doctorate in Early Childhood Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Early Childhood Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Early Childhood Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Foundations and Policy Studies
[EDF4430]

Credit Transferable

  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics or Mathematics Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

General Education
[EDF4433, EDG3321, EDG3443]

Credit Transferable

  • Master’s degree in Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

General Education
[EDG4376]

Credit Transferable

  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Language Arts/Reading; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Interdisciplinary Sciences
[ISC4535C]

Credit Transferable

  • Master’s degree in Science Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Science Education and/or science disciplines (e.g., Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geology, Oceanography).

Mathematics Education
[MAE]

Credit Transferable

  • Doctorate in Mathematics Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Mathematics Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Science Education
[SCE]

Credit Transferable

  • Doctorate in Science Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Science Education; or
  • Master’s in Education with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Science Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Post Baccalaureate Courses

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement (EEX) Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Exceptional Student Education or Special Education;
  • Valid Florida Department of Education teaching certificate; and
  • Three (3) years of full-time teaching work experience with students with exceptionalities.
Brain-Based Teaching - Introduction [EXE 4012] Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) or Curriculum and Instruction;
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in ESE, Mathematics Education, Reading Education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Bilingual Education.
Brain-Based Teaching – Mathematics and the Brain
[MAE]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Mathematics Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education and three (3) years of full-time teaching work experience as a Mathematics Specialist, Mathematics Coach or Elementary Teacher.
Brain-Based Teaching – Reading and the Brain
[RED]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Reading or Early Literacy; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with valid Florida Department of Education Reading Endorsement or Reading certification; and
  • Three (3) years of full-time teaching work experience as a Reading Specialist, Reading Coach or Elementary Teacher.
Brain-Based Teaching – The Exceptional Brain
[EEX]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Exceptional Student Education or Special Education; and
  • Three (3) years of full-time teaching work experience as a Special Education Teacher.
Brain-Based Teaching – The Bilingual Brain [TSL] Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Bilingual Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in TESOL or Bilingual Education; and
  • Three (3) years of full-time teaching work experience as a TESOL/Bilingual Education Teacher.
Clinical Supervision Practicum
[EDF 4940]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education; and
  • Valid State of Florida Clinical Educator Trainer certification.
Educator Preparation Institute (EPI)
[except EPI 0010]
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Education; or Master’s in Education including a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Curriculum and Instruction; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.
Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) Reading [EPI 10010] Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Reading or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Reading Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Reading; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Bilingual Education; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in TESOL or Bilingual Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.
Exceptional Student Education [*EEX4200C]

*Team taught by faculty from School of Education and School of Nursing
Credit Transferable

School of Education

  • Master’s degree in Exceptional Student Education;
  • Three (3) years of experience working in accredited schools with exceptional student populations; and
  • Work experience with the development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).

School of Nursing

  • Master’s degree in Nursing;
  • Five (5) years of work experience as a school nurse; and
  • Family Nurse Practitioner or valid Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification.
Gifted Endorsement
[EGI]
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Education or Master’s degree in Education including fifteen (15) graduate semester hours in Gifted Education and three (3) graduate semester hours in Curriculum and Instruction; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.
Instructional Design and Technology
[except EME 2040, EME 3430, EME 2071]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design; or
  • Master’s degree in Education with 18 graduate semester hours in Instructional Design to include:
    • Nine (9) graduate semester hours in Technology;
    • Three (3) graduate semester hours in Adult Learning/Andragogy; and
    • Three (3) graduate semester hours in Curriculum Design.
Substitute Teacher Training
[EDG 2311, 2301, 2413]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education
Teacher Certification
[EDG 3410, EDG 4343]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education; and
  • State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must met.
Teaching the Holocaust
[EDG 2704]
Credit Transferable
  • Master’s degree in Education; and
  • Documented Holocaust training from an accredited institution of higher education, public school system, state department of education or nationally recognized program (i.e., U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Midwest Center for Holocaust Education).

BS – Electronics Engineering Technology

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Electronics Engineering Technology
CET3126C, CET4190C, EET3158C, EET3548, EET3716C, EET4732C, EET4730C, EET4165C, EET4166C, EST3543C, ETI3671, ETI3704, ETI4480C
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering or Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in a related engineering discipline.

BS – Data Analytics

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Data Analytics CAP3770, CAP4744, CAP4767, CAP4784, CAP4910, CIS3368, CTS3452, GEB3522, STA3164, STA4210 Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate degree in Data Science or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science); or
  • Doctorate degree in Statistics and 12 graduate semester hours in Data Science and/or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science);or
  • Doctorate degree in Mathematics and 9 graduate semester hours in Statistics and 12 graduate semester hours in Data Science and/or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science); or
  • Master’s degree in Data Science or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science), or Master’s degree in Statistics and 12 graduate semester hours in Data Science and/or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science); or
  • Master’s degree in Mathematics and 9 graduate semester hours in Statistics and 12 graduate semester hours in Data Science and/or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science); or
  • Master’s Degree and 12 graduate semester hours in Statistics and 12 graduate semester hours in Data Science and/or related field (e.g. Data Analytics, Computer Science)
Data Analytics GEB3522 (upper division) Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, and/or Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Supervision & Administration; or
  • Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in at least 1 of the previously listed fields (Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Supervision & Administration).
Data Analytics - Statistics STA3164, STA4210 Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Statistics, or Doctorate in Mathematics and 18 graduate semester hours in Statistics; or
  • Master’s in Statistics or a Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Statistics.

BS - Information Systems Technology

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Information Systems Technology
CGS, CIS, COP, CNT (upper division)
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate Degree in Computer Science or related field (e.g. Information Technology, Networking and Telecommunications, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering)

    or
     
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field (e.g. Information Technology, Networking and Telecommunications, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering) or Master's Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Computer Science or related field as listed above.

 

BAS - Film, Television & Digital Production

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Film, Television & Digital Production

All DIG, FIL, RTV courses except FIL 3602, FIL 3651, RTV 3408
Credit Transferable MFA in Film, or Television, or Digital Production, or related field.

OR

Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Film, Television, Digital Production, or related field.
FIL 3602, FIL 3651 and RTV 3408 Credit Transferable MFA in Film, or Television, or Digital Production, or related field; or Doctorate in Film Studies.

OR

Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Film, Television, Digital Production, or related field.

BAS - Physician Assistant Studies

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Physician Assistant Credit Transferable Doctorate or Master’s degree in health related field (e.g. Health Science, Medicine, Public Health, Healthcare Administration).

BAS – Public Safety Management

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Public Safety Management
CCJ, CJE, DSC, CJC, CJT, FES, SCC (except CCJ 3700, CJE 4641, CJE 4647, CJE 4648, CJE 4675)
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Public Administration, Emergency Management, Sociology or related field with18 graduate semester hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Juris Doctor with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal Law or Juris Doctor with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal Justice; and
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in Criminal Justice field.
Public Safety Management
CCJ 3700 Methods of Research
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Doctorate in Public Administration, Emergency Management, Sociology or related field with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice.
Public Safety Management
CJL
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Doctorate in Public Administration, Emergency Management, Sociology or related field with 18 graduate credit hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Juris Doctor with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal Law or Criminal Justice; or
  • Master’s degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Public Administration, Sociology or related field with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice; and
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in Criminal Justice field.
Public Safety Management – Crime Scene Specific Courses
CJE 4641, CJE 4647, CJE 4648, CJE 4675
Credit Transferable
  • Doctorate in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Doctorate in Public Administration, Emergency Management, Sociology or related field with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Master’s degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Sociology or related filed with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminology or Criminal Justice; and
  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in Crime Scene investigation.
Public Safety Management- Emergency Management
DSC, FES
(except DSC 4011 & DSC 4012)
Credit Transferable
  •   Doctorate in Criminology or Criminal Justice; or
  • Doctorate in Public Administration, Emergency Management or related field;
  • Master’s degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or Emergency Management; or
  • Master’s degree with a graduate certificate in Emergency Management; or
  • Master’s degree and one (1) of the following emergency management certifications:
    • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
    • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)
    • FEMA Emergency Management Institute
    • FEMA Professional Series or Advanced Professional Series  
    • United States Armed Forces (any branch)
      and
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in Public Safety field.

BSN – Nursing

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Nursing (B.S.N. Upper Division Credit) Credit
Transferable
Current FL License to Practice Nursing; 2 Years Equivalent FT Clinical Practice Experience as Registered Nurse.  Minimum of Master’s Degree with Nursing Major; Doctoral Degree in Nursing or Associated Field preferred.  At least 30% of BSN coursework per Academic Year must be taught by Faculty with an Earned Doctoral Degree. 
Nursing NUR 3289, Introduction to Gerontology Credit Transferable Master’s degree with Nursing Major or a Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in field.
Nursing NUR 3674, Faith Based Community Nursing Credit Transferable Master’s degree with Nursing Major or a Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in field. Certification in Faith Based health practices and professional development in the field.
Nursing NUR 3826, Issues in Care and the Environment Credit Transferable Master’s degree in Nursing with sufficient documented experience and/or graduate credit in bioethics or environmental ethics with health care-applications or a Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in bioethics or environmental ethics with content pertinent to health-care applications.

BS - Biological Sciences, BS - Chemistry, BS - Earth Science

Discipline Status MDC Minimum Requirements
Biological Sciences Credit Transferable Doctorate Degree in one of the Biological Sciences (anatomy, cell biology, biology, botany, ecology, evolution, genetics, histology, immunology, marine biology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, parasitology, pharmacology, physiology, virology, zoology) and a minimum of 6 graduate credits related to specific course(s) taught; or Master’s degree in one of the Biological Sciences and a minimum of 9 graduate semester hours related to specific course(s) taught.
Chemistry Credit Transferable Doctorate Degree in Chemistry; Doctorate Degree in Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering with 12 graduate semester hours in Chemistry and a minimum of 6 graduate credits related to specific course(s) taught; or Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry and a minimum of 9 graduate semester hours related to specific course(s) taught.
Earth Science Credit Transferable Doctorate Degree in the Earth Sciences (geology or its sub-disciplines such as mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, soil science, hydrology, meteorology, climatology, geophysics, oceanography, or other similar disciplines) and a minimum of 6 graduate semester hours related to specific course(s) taught; or Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Earth Science and a minimum of  9 graduate semester hours related to specific course(s) taught.