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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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.