Art and Design B.F.A. with Grades EC-12 Art Certification

Develop Critical Thinking Skills About Visual Culture

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Design with EC-12 Teacher Certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll become part of a flexible arts program that uses a solid liberal arts foundation to prepare you for the classroom and graduate study. Your coursework introduces you to work graphic design, studio art, lens media and visual communication while you learn how to teach these concepts to students of all ages and abilities. 

Help Students Communicate Through Art

Visual arts education is an essential part of a child’s development. Become an art educator who instructs, inspires and helps students express themselves creatively. Your EC-12 Teacher Certification will train you to teach students to explore their creativity and give voice to their imaginations. You will learn how to include a balance of theoretical and practical knowledge in art theory, color theory, design, and art history in your instruction.
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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.



Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Summer 2019

    Priority - February 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - June 10*
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
    *Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.

  • Fall 2019

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring 2020

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2019
    Final - January 22
  • Summer 2019
    Priority – May 21
    Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
    Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
  • Fall 2019
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 26
  • Spring 2020
    Priority - January 1
    Final - TBA

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Art and Design B.F.A. with Grades EC-12 Art Certification Faculty

Lauren Kussro
Lauren Kussro

Lauren Kussro

Assistant Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3373
Email: kussro@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor 1307.18

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Stuart Larson
Stuart Larson

Stuart Larson

Department Chair of Communication and Studio Arts and Associate Professor of Graphic Design ,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3362
Email: larsons@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.10

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Clay Leonard
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Clay Leonard

Assistant Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3477
Email: leonard@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.12

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Matthew Linton
Matthew Linton

Matthew Linton

Associate Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3379
Email: linton@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109-03

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Jason Makepeace
Jason Makepeace

Jason Makepeace

Associate Professor of Art,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3422
Email: Makepeace@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2121.08

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Lauren Yandell
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Lauren Yandell

Lecturer of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3478
Email: yandell@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.13

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