Faculty Qualifications

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commision on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board establish standards to which the College adheres regarding the minimum academic credential for all members of the faculty, both full-time and adjunct.

  • Most academic faculty must have earned and can document receipt of a masterís degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching specialty.

  • Some faculty position in developmental studies (reading, writing and math) and English as a Second Language require documentation of a bachelorís degree with a major or minor in the teaching field.

  • Qualifications for teaching occupational/technical courses require at least three years of related work experience and an associateís degree in the teaching field are required.

Faculty members must submit their complete academic credentials to Human Resources, including official transcripts from each institution promptly after being hired. Official transcripts should be mailed from each institution directly to our System Human Resources Credentials Department.

Lone Star College System
Human Resources
RE: Employee Credentials
5000 Research Forest Drive
The Star Building - Room 102
The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by any NACES, or AICE approved agency for the equivalency of a U.S. degree, prior to beginning work with Lone Star College.

Faculty Credentials Table


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