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Resources

Academic Programs at MDC

Curriculum Resource Links

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CurricUNET Resources

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Baccalaureate Resource Links

Develop a Baccalaureate Program

Additional Baccalaureate Links and Resources

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Competencies Resource Links

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Faculty Credential / Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS) Comprehensive Standard 3.7.1 (Faculty Competence):
The institution employs competent faculty members qualified to accomplish the mission and goals of the institution. When determining acceptable qualifications of its faculty, an institution gives primary consideration to the highest earned degree in the discipline. The institution also considers competence, effectiveness, and capacity, including, as appropriate, undergraduate and graduate degrees, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes. For all cases, the institution is responsible for justifying and documenting the qualifications of its faculty.

Faculty Credentials Guidelines
Miami Dade College (MDC) utilizes the following SACS credential guidelines:

  1. Faculty teaching general education courses at the undergraduate level: doctorate or master´s degree in the teaching discipline or master´s degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
  2. Faculty teaching associate degree courses designed for transfer to a baccalaureate degree: doctorate or master´s degree in the teaching discipline or master´s degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
  3. Faculty teaching associate degree courses not designed for transfer to the baccalaureate degree: bachelor´s degree in the teaching discipline, or associate´s degree and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline.
  4. Faculty teaching baccalaureate courses: doctorate or master´s degree in the teaching discipline or master´s degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).

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Miami Dade College Links

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