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 degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics,  Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Management or Marketing; or

Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, 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 degree 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 degree in Finance; or

Doctorate degree 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 degree in Marketing; or

Doctorate degree 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.

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 degree 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 degree 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 degree 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 degree 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 Doctor degree and two (2) years of work experience in International Law; or

Juris Doctor degree 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 degree 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 degree 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 degree in Marketing; or

Doctorate degree 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 degree 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 degree 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

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree 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
TESOL

Credit Transferable

Doctorate 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

State of Florida requirements for teacher preparation faculty must be met.

Foundations and Policy Studies 
EDF3115

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree 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, MHF

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree in Mathematics Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Mathematics Education.

Science Education 
SCE

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree in Science Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Science Education; or

Master’s degree 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 degree in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) or Curriculum and Instruction; or

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
All EPI courses
except EPI 0010

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree in Education; or

Master’s degree 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 - Reading
EPI 10010

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree 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 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

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 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

All courses 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 degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related field preferred; or

Master’s degree in Electrical 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

Credit Transferable

Doctorate degree 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 degree in Statistics, or Doctorate in Mathematics and 18 graduate semester hours in Statistics; or

Master’s degree in Statistics; or

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

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.

Digital Media – Gaming and Animation

Except DIG1302, DIG2303, DIG2304
Credit Transferable

Master's degree in Computer Animation or related field (e.g.,Master's degrees in TV & Film production, Digital Media, Commercial Art, Graphic Arts, Game Development, Digital Arts); or

Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Computer Animation or related field as listed above.
Digital Media – Gaming and Animation 
DIG1302, DIG2303, DIG2304
Credit Transferable

Master's degree in Computer Animation, Digital Arts or Game Design; or

Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Computer Animation, Digital Arts or Game Design.
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 degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal Law or 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 – 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
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- Emergency Management
DSC, FES
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 or 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

Master’s degree with Nursing Major; or

Doctoral degree in Nursing or associated field preferred.

Current FL License to practice Nursing; and

2 years equivalent FT Clinical Practice Experience as Registered Nurse.

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

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

Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in field; and

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-applica tions; or

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; or

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.