Teach About the World
Take your knowledge of the world into junior and senior high school classrooms with University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bachelor of Science in Geography with a 7-12 Social Studies Certification. The program prepares critically minded, prospective teachers who are knowledgeable in the history and social science fields and can take that into the classroom. You will learn balance content and process to achieve thoughtfully formulated didactic, reflective, and effective goals for student learning. At UHCL, our program's degree plans offer a flexible, interdisciplinary course of study designed to foster significant perspectives on the world around us.
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UHCL's College of Human Sciences and Humanities partners with the College of Education
for the Social Studies 7-12 certification that prepares tomorrow's teachers. Comprehensive
in design, the coursework prepares graduates to design and implement curricula grounded
in the thinking processes required of a variety of social sciences. Students will
choose from classes that cover geography internationally, as well as looks at the
urban, economic and social aspects that comprise our world.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
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.
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019Priority – May 21
Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final - August 26
Spring 2020Priority - 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
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
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.