Literature B.A with Grades 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading Certification

Reading is Transformative

Delight in the power of words to create complex worlds and characters, to evoke ideas and emotions, and in your ability to imaginatively inhabit them. When you can appreciate the richness and subtlety of language, it sharpens your thinking, provides opportunity for reflection upon important questions, and gives space for you to express yourself effectively in creative and discursive writing. With a Bachelor of Arts in Literature with Grades 4 - 8 English, Language Arts and Reading Certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you enhance your own love of reading with developing the ability to help children build their vocabulary, improve their writing skills, and become lifelong readers, thus improving their lives and expanding their opportunities. 

Lessons for the Next Generation

UHCL’s committed faculty in the College of Education and College of Human Sciences and Humanities will provide you with a strong foundation, both academically and pedagogically, along with extensive field experiences for prospective English, Language Arts and Reading teachers. You'll begin your student teaching once you have passed all of your required state teacher certification exams, ensuring that you’ll enter the classroom with a sense of complete preparation and confidence. Your professors maintain close partnerships with multiple school districts, promoting UHCL students’ placement in those systems. Additionally, with facilitation from Career Services, you’ll attend a job fair every semester, where many of our graduates find a job placement immediately after graduation.

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Admission Requirements

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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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Literature B.A with Grades 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading Certification Faculty

Michael Clody
Michael Clody

Michael Clody

Associate Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3390
Email: clodymc@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.16

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David Day
David Day

David Day

Senior Lecturer in Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3355
Email: day@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Bldg 2109

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Chloe Diepenbrock
Chloé Diepenbrock

Chloé Diepenbrock

Associate Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3356
Email: Diepenbrock@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building 2109.04

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Elizabeth Klett
Elizabeth Klett

Elizabeth Klett

Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3445
Email: Klette@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Bldg. 2529.09

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Anne Marcoline
Anne Marcoline

Anne Marcoline

Associate Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3448
Email: Marcoline@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.03

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Kevin McNamara
Kevin McNamara

Kevin McNamara

Professor of Literature,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3387
Email: mcnamara@uhcl.edu
Office: B2121.07

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