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Departments Using Tested Experience Criteria

Below are the departments which offer highly skilled or applied courses and which occasionally hire instructional staff using the tested experience criteria.  The table also indicates whether they use the university tested experience metric or have developed one specific to the department.

College of Arts & Science

Biology

Types of Courses: Technical and applied graduate courses for Advanced Inquiry Program and Global Field Program

Relevant Degree(s): Master’s degree in relevant field, such as science, conservation, ecology, science education

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional experience in conservation, field research, formal or informal science education settings, endangered species management, zoos, aquariums, arboretums, nature centers, natural resources and park/forestry departments, environmental non-profits, relevant government agencies such as EPA or USDA

French & Italian

Types of Courses: Language courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Evidence of proficiency in the language using American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages standards

Geography

Types of Courses: Graduate courses on specialized topics such as GIS, Geospatial Tools, Land Use & Law (GEO 541, 542, 543, 545, 560 and 567)

Relevant Degree(s): Master’s degree

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Need one of the following: (1) full-time work experience that requires regular use of discipline or course-specific skills; prior graduate level teaching experience; (3) published peer review journal articles, book chapter, textbooks or similar work; (4) professional certification in relevant field; or (5) professional presentations such as training, workshop, conference, professional society, user group presentations

Media, Journalism & Film Studies

Types of Courses: Undergraduate video production course (MAC 211, 311, 313, 414); other undergraduate MAC, JRN and STC courses (journalistic practice, media production, applied public relations)

Relevant Degree(s): High school diploma for video production course; bachelor’s degree in field being taught (e.g., journalism, radio/tv/film, communication)

Years of Professional Experience: 20 years for video production course; 5 years for other courses

Type of Experience: Need one of the following: (1) managerial or executive level professional experience or highly applied professional experience; (2) at least 18 graduate credits in field plus four years of significant professional experience (including teaching); or (3) professional certificate plus four years of significant professional experience in field

Political Science

Types of Courses: Undergraduate special topics courses, POL 345 (especially law-related), POL 330 and 370, POL 467 and POL 468

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in political science

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Need one of the following: 1) managerial or executive level professional experience or highly applied professional experience; (2) at least 18 graduate credits plus four years of significant professional experience in field (including teaching); or (3) professional certificate plus four years of significant professional experience in field

Sociology

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in social justice

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional experience in field

Speech Pathology & Audiology

Types of Courses: American Sign Language undergraduate courses; other undergraduate courses; graduate courses

Relevant Degree(s): For ALS undergraduate courses, need bachelor’s degree in related discipline. For other undergraduate courses, bachelor’s degree in field. For other undergraduate courses, bachelor’s degree in field. For graduate courses, master’s degree in field.

Years of Professional Experience: For ASL undergraduate courses, two years plus fluency or certification. For other undergraduate courses, 4 years. For graduate courses, 6 years.

Type of Experience: For ASL undergraduate courses, need appropriate certification or demonstration of ASL fluency plus two years of teaching experience at collegiate level. For other undergraduate courses, need certification of clinical competence from ASA for minimum of 3 years plus proof of continuing education standards for continued certification plus clinical experience for population of focus in assigned course.  For graduate courses, need certificate of clinical competence from ASHA for a minimum of 5 years plus proof of continuing education standards for continued certification plus clinical experience for population of focus in assigned course

 

College of Creative Arts

Architecture & Interior Design

Types of Courses: Undergraduate and graduate design studio, building technologies, graphics, professional practice courses

Relevant Degree(s): For undergraduate architecture courses, Bachelor of Architecture, BA/BS in Architecture, BS in Engineering (for building systems/structures courses), BA/BS in technology field for computer-oriented courses. For graduate architecture courses, Master’s degree (Master of Architecture, MS/MA in Architecture). For interior design undergraduate courses, a Bachelor of Interior Design, BA/BS or BFA in Interior Design, BS in Engineering (for building systems/structures courses; BA/BS in technology related field for computer-oriented courses.

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional license and practicing architect in architectural or design firm

Art

Types of Courses: Undergraduate applied or studio courses, including Art Center and CraftSummer, fashion design, game design, communication design, and professional practice courses

Relevant Degree(s): For undergraduate courses, a bachelor’s degree in art; high school diploma for CraftSummer and ArtCenter courses. For graduate courses, a Master of Fine Arts, Master of Graphic Design or Master of Design

Years of Professional Experience:  7 years for CraftSummer and ArtCenter courses; 5 years for other courses

Type of Experience: Professional independent artist or designer in design firm

Interactive Media Studies

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in web development, coding, game development, 3D modeling and animation, User Experience (UX), design/technology; graduate courses in same topics

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in technology-related field for undergraduate courses; Master of Fine Arts, Master of Business Administration, M.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering for graduate courses

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Highly applied or technical experience in field

Music

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in applied music instruction, ensemble direction and other courses that teach applied skills or performance techniques (diction, functional piano, music education methods); graduate courses focusing on applied skills, music instruction or performance techniques

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in music or music education

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional musician or in primary/secondary schools as music educator

Theatre

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in “theatre skills” including acting, movement, voice, design, technology, playwriting, stage management, arts management, directing and excluding theatre studies (theory, literature, history)

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in theatre arts or related degree in skill being taught (e.g., marketing/communication for arts management or literature for playwriting)

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional theatre, film or television; marketing or management in arts field

College of Education, Health & Society

Educational Leadership

Types of Courses: Graduate courses

Relevant Degree(s): Master’s degree in field

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Full-time professional work in K-16 setting in relevant teaching, leadership, or policy-making role and/or in a field relevant to the content of course being taught

Educational Psychology

Types of Courses: Special education graduate courses that are not research courses (EDP 656, 596, 650A

Relevant Degree(s): Master’s degree in field

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Five years of experience in K-12 educational institutions doing work related to courses (e.g., intervention specialist, school psychologist, special education teacher) and current licensure in K-12 teaching in discipline directly related to course subject matter

Family Studies & Social Work

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in family science, undergraduate social work field courses (FSW 411, 412, 413, 414), and other undergraduate social work courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in field for family science courses; Bachelor of Social Work for undergraduate social work field courses; master’s degree or Master of Social Work for other social work courses

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years for family science courses; two years post-master’s experience for social work courses

Type of Experience: For family science courses, need one of the following: (1) 5 years of social work practice; (2) 18 graduate credits in field plus 4 years professional or teaching experience; (3) Certified Family Life Education or hold professional license related to Family Financial Counseling or Family Resource Management; (4) ACPL Certification as Child Life Specialist. For social work courses, need professional social work field or practice experience.

Kinesiology & Health

Types of Courses: PALS undergraduate courses (on regionals and Oxford); other KNH courses

Relevant Degree(s): High school diploma for PALS courses, and bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and health or related field for other courses

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: For PALS courses need highly applied experience in field being taught or certification and at least four years applied experience in field begin taught; for other courses, need one of the following: (1) managerial or executive-level professional experience or highly applied professional experience; (2) at least 18 graduate credits of academic coursework in field plus four years of significant professional experience; or (3) professional certificate plus at least four years of professional experience in field.

College of Engineering & Computing

Computer Science & Software Engineering

Types of Courses: Undergraduate applications courses (CSE 148, 151, 243), specialized courses (CSE 251, 252), programming courses (CSE 153, 163, 174, 271)

Relevant Degree(s): Any bachelor’s degree for applications courses; science, quantitative or technology degree for specialized or programming courses

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Licensure and 5 years of professional experience, 18 credits of graduate level courses in field, professional certificate plus four years of experience, five years with specialized applications for specialized courses, five years of performing programming functions for programming courses

Other CEC Departments

Types of Courses: Graduate-level highly applied/skills courses

Relevant Degree(s): Master’s degree in field

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Discipline-specific professional development in field, professional or national board certification in field, participation in discipline-specific community of practice (e.g., professional society), professional recognition in the form of awards, or patents, designs, software or other products

College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science

Commerce

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in accounting, finance, human resources, insurance, project management, process optimization, supply chain

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in business or different bachelor’s degree with certification in field

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional experience and/or certification in field

Computer Information Technology

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses in programming, technology, management, professional development or special topics in IT

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in computing or technology (including psychology, mathematics, engineering, business, or educational degrees relating to technology)

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: Professional experience and/or certification in field

Engineering Technology

Types of Courses: All ENT courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: One of the following: (1) managerial or executive-level professional experience or highly applied professional experience; (2) at least 18 graduate credit hours in field plus four years of significant professional experience; or (3) professional certificate in the field plus at least four years of significant professional experience

Justice & Community Studies

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses; graduate courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in related field for undergraduate courses; master’s degree in field for graduate courses

Years of Professional Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience: For undergraduate courses, need one of following: (1) managerial or executive-level experience or highly applied experience; (2) at least 18 graduate credits in field plus at least four years of teaching or professional experience in field; or (3) professional certificate in the field of course being taught plus at least four years of significant professional experience in field.  For graduate courses, need one of following: (1) prior successful college level teaching; (2) published textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, essays, manuscripts; (3) professional presentations (training, workshop, conference, user group or professional society presentations); or (4) demonstrated group leadership in criminal justice organization

Languages, Literatures & Writing

Types of Courses: English Language Learner courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in related field

Years of Professional Experience: 10 years

Type of Experience: TESOL certification, related professional experience (including teaching), or 10 or more graduate credits in field

Nursing

Types of Courses: Undergraduate courses; can be instructor or teaching assistant

Relevant Degree(s): For instructors, need a baccalaureate degree in nursing.  For teaching assistants, need completion of an approved registered nursing education program

Years of Professional Experience: For instructors: license plus 24 months of clinical nursing as Registered Nurse; for teaching assistants, license plus 24 months of clinical nursing as a Registered Nurse

Type of Experience: Need valid, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in State of Ohio plus at least 24 months of clinical nursing experience as Registered Nurse

Farmer School of Business

Accountancy

Types of Courses: Foundation-level, applied/skilled undergraduate courses

Relevant Degree(s): B.S., Business or Accountancy

Years of Professional Experience: Four Years

Type of Experience: Certified Public Accountant

Business Administration (M.B.A)

Types of Courses: M.B.A. courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor in Business

Years of Professional Experience: 20 years

Type of Experience: Managerial or executive-level professional experience, highly applied technical experience in the field or licensure and at least ten years of clinical/professional experience in field

Entrepreneurship

Types of Courses:  All ESP courses

Relevant Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, microbiology and occasionally from creative and liberal arts fields

Years of Professional Experience:  5 years

Type of Experience:  Managerial or executive level professional experience or highly applied professional experience, professional experience in entrepreneurial (start-up, social, corporate or creative) organization, professional experience in entrepreneurial ecosystem activities, such as funding, evaluating, mentoring entrepreneurial organizations, or professional experience in entrepreneurial education (in higher education or practice)