Develop Insights into Social Processes that Shape Lives
Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities puts you on the path to exploring solutions to some of society’s greatest challenges. You will gain valuable perspective from a faculty that specializes in areas including family sociology, medical sociology, immigration, religion, race and ethnic relations, and conflict resolution. Prepare to think abstractly, gather research and apply insights, organize and present information, and resolve conflict.
Tap your Potential to Create Change
A Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from UHCL provides a solid foundation for entrance
into a number of professions, including business, social services, public relations,
education, nonprofit organizations, human resources and law. Our faculty members specialize
in sociology of the family, immigration, medical sociology, race and ethnic relations,
religion, social inequality, complex organizations and nonprofit organizations, and
conflict resolution. As an undergraduate sociology student, you can acquire needed
insights into the social issues that influence the way people work at all levels in
the community and in the operation of organizations and corporations. To help you
further organize your coursework and career focus, you can opt to choose from the
following concentrations: Criminology, Diversity, Family Sociology, Health and Medicine,
Legal Studies, Urban Studies, Women's Studies, or Work and Occupations.
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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.