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Why Choose a General Business Degree from UHCL?
- Learn how to use data to make better decisions, build successful strategies, and lead winning teams.
- Customize your program. You will have more elective options than any other in the college. Build your degree your way.
- Our most flexible program. You can earn your degree fully online, face to face, or with a blend of both face to face and online classes. Build a class schedule that meets your lifestyle!
- Launch your career with an affordable bachelor’s from an AACSB accredited college.
Equip yourself to join the professional community with a general business degree that adapts to your interests. The University of Houston-Clear Lake is ready to help you launch your future.
An affordable Bachelor’s degree; a better return on investment
UHCL’s general business program offers an affordable tuition, which is much lower than many other universities. Our recent graduates report first-year compensation equivalent that of graduates from Texas’ flagship universities. The return on your education is a great personal investment.
On average, UHCL General Business graduates earn 4.8% more than general business majors from other Houston area public universities.
The flexible, customizable business degree
The general business degree at the University of Houston – Clear Lake is the most flexible bachelor’s program in the College of Business. Your program features the same core courses in accounting, marketing, management, and finance taken by all business students, but students in this program enjoy more options for program completion than the specialized majors. Build your plan of study from dozens of regularly offered electives. You can choose your own electives or work with a specialized academic advisor to craft the academic plan that is right for you.
Your degree – fully online, face to face, or blended - the choice is yours
If you are transferring into UHCL with your Texas Common Core complete, the general business degree can be completed in fully online. If you are starting out as a first time in college student, some of your Texas Common Core courses may require face to face classes. All of your required upper-division business courses are available in fully online or face to face options. We offer a robust choice of electives available which also feature both face to face and fully online options. With classes offered year-round, you can complete your education in a timely manner. If you are transferring into the general business degree program following completion of your Texas Common Core, you may be able to complete the program in as little as two-years.
We're excited that you want to enroll in University of Houston-Clear Lake as a student in our College of Business. Examine the important steps in the admissions process today.
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Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree in the College of Business is crucial to planning out your education. Learn how you can pursue success at University of Houston-Clear Lake. General Business, B.S.
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Priority - July 15 Final - August 1
Priority - November 1 Final - December 1
Priority - March 1 Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
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- Spring 2024 Priority - December 1 Final - January 8 Returning UHCL Students - January 10
- Summer 2024 Priority - May 1 Summer I Final - May 22 Summer II Final - June 28
- Fall 2024 Priority - August 1 Final - August 12 Returning UHCL Students - August 14
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General Business B.S. Faculty
Associate Professor of Management, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3248 Email: [email protected] Office: B3321
Dina Abdelzaher Faculty Bio
Professor of Decision Sciences, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3239 Email: [email protected] Office: B3321
Ken Black Faculty Bio
Assistant Professor of Management, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3242 Email: [email protected] Office: 3321.15
Silvana Chambers Faculty Bio
Professor of Economics, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3207 Email: [email protected] Office: B3121
Stephen Cotten Faculty Bio
Altan S. Erdem
Professor of Marketing, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3199 Email: [email protected] Office: B3121
Altan S. Erdem Faculty Bio
Associate Professor of Management , Business
Contact number: 281-283-3122 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou 3321.11
Laura Guerrero Faculty Bio
Contact number: 281-283-3258 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3321, Room 20
Clifton Mayfield Faculty Bio
Associate Professor of Finance, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3217 Email: [email protected] Office: BB Suite 3121, Room 26
Joseph McCormack Faculty Bio
Professor of Management, Professor Emeritus, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3246 Email: [email protected] Office: B2117
Robert McGlashan Faculty Bio
Contact number: 281-283-3107 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3121, Room 22
Jason Murasko Faculty Bio
Contact number: 281-283-3260 Email: [email protected] Office: B3321.14
Farzaneh Noghani Faculty Bio
Professor of Finance, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3208 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building Suite 3121, Room 30
Ivelina Pavlova-Stout Faculty Bio
Leroy Robinson, Jr.
Associate Professor of Marketing, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3209 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3121, Room 14
Leroy Robinson, Jr. Faculty Bio
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3137 Email: [email protected] Office: B3121 Room 21
Lifei Sheng Faculty Bio
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3190 Email: [email protected] Office: SSCB 3202.12
Nanfei Sun Faculty Bio
Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3134 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building, Suite 2239 and 3321
Troy Voelker Faculty Bio
Contact number: 281-283-3218 Email: [email protected] Office: Bayou Building Suite 3121, Room 28
Jeffrey Whitworth Faculty Bio
Michael Yu-Chi Wu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3169 Email: [email protected] Office: SSCB 3202.2
Michael Yu-Chi Wu Faculty Bio
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences, Business
Contact number: 281-283-3187 Email: [email protected] Office: B3121
Faiza Zalila Faculty Bio
General Business, B.S. Degree Map
Are you passionate about a wide range of topics? If the answer to this question is yes, then pursuing a Bachelor of Science in General Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake might be for you. This degree program requires you to work closely with your adviser to select courses from various degree programs in the College of Business that match your interests and career goals. Students who have graduated with a General Business degree have become successful entrepreneurs, retail and sales managers and general managers.
The flexibility of the Bachelor of Science in General Business will help you succeed by developing the skills to operate, manage and lead a prosperous 21st-century enterprise. Even more, you will learn these skills at a university where the College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
The degree in General Business leads to the Bachelor of Science. A minimum of 57 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree.
University Core Requirements (42 hours)
Communication (6 hours).
- WRIT 1301 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3
- WRIT 1302 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3
- WRIT 2311 - Introduction to Professional Writing Credit Hours: 3
Mathematics (3 hours).
- MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences Credit Hours: 3
Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)
- ASTR 1303 - Stars and Galaxies Credit Hours: 3
- ASTR 1304 - Solar System Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 1306 - Biology for Science Majors I Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 1307 - Biology for Science Majors II Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 1308 - Biology for Non-Science Majors I Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 1309 - Biology for Non-Science Majors II Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 2301 - Anatomy & Physiology I Credit Hours: 3
- BIOL 2302 - Anatomy & Physiology II Credit Hours: 3
- CHEM 1305 - Introductory Chemistry I Credit Hours: 3
- CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I Credit Hours: 3
- CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II Credit Hours: 3
- CHEM 1372 - Diet and Nutrition Chemistry Credit Hours: 3
- ENSC 1301 - Environmental Science I Credit Hours: 3
- ENSC 1302 - Environmental Science II Credit Hours: 3
- GEOL 1303 - Physical Geology Credit Hours: 3
- GEOL 1304 - Historical Geology Credit Hours: 3
- PHYS 1301 - College Physics I Credit Hours: 3
- PHYS 1302 - College Physics II Credit Hours: 3
- PHYS 2325 - University Physics I Credit Hours: 3
- PHYS 2326 - University Physics II Credit Hours: 3
- PHYS 2425 - University Physics l with Laboratory Credit Hours: 4
- PHYS 2426 - University Physics ll with Laboratory Credit Hours: 4
Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)
- ANTH 2346 - General Anthropology Credit Hours: 3
- COMM 1307 - Introduction to Mass Communication Credit Hours: 3
- HUMN 1301 - Humanities Credit Hours: 3
- LITR 2341 - Literature and Experience Credit Hours: 3
- PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy Credit Hours: 3
- SPAN 2311 - Intermediate Spanish I Credit Hours: 3
- WGST 1301 - Gender Matters: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Credit Hours: 3
Creative Arts (3 hours)
Choose one course from the approved list:
- ARTS 1303 - World Art Survey I Credit Hours: 3
- ARTS 1304 - World Art Survey II Credit Hours: 3
- ARTS 1314 - Dance Appreciation Credit Hours: 3
- ARTS 2372 - Integrating Visual Art: Arts and STEM Credit Hours: 3
- ARTS 2379 - Arts and the Child Credit Hours: 3
- LITR 2366 - Introduction to Film Studies Credit Hours: 3
American History (6 hours)
- HIST 1301 - United States History I Credit Hours: 3
- HIST 1302 - United States History II Credit Hours: 3
Government/Political Science (6 hours)
- POLS 2305 - Federal Government Credit Hours: 3
- POLS 2306 - Texas Government Credit Hours: 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)
- ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3
Other courses may meet this requirement; however, ECON 2301 will still be required for all Business majors.
Component Area Option (6 hours)
- COMM 1315 - Public Speaking Credit Hours: 3
- PSYC 1100 - Learning Frameworks Credit Hours: 1
College Core Requirements (48 hours)
Core requirements for business majors (48 hours).
- ACCT 2301 - Principles of Accounting I - Financial Credit Hours: 3
- ACCT 2302 - Principles of Accounting II - Managerial Credit Hours: 3
- MGMT 1301 - Business Principles Credit Hours: 3
- ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3
- ISAM 1305 - Business Computer Applications Credit Hours: 3
- DSCI 3321 - Statistics I Credit Hours: 3
- DSCI 3331 - Quantitative Methods for Management Credit Hours: 3
- ECON 3311 - Money and Banking Credit Hours: 3
- FINC 3331 - Business Finance Credit Hours: 3
- LEGL 3301 - Business Law Credit Hours: 3
- ISAM 3303 - Information Systems for Management Credit Hours: 3
- MGMT 3301 - Management Theory and Practice Credit Hours: 3
- MGMT 4312 - Strategic Management (Capstone) Credit Hours: 3
- MKTG 3301 - Principles of Marketing Credit Hours: 3
- WRIT 3312 - Written Communications in Business Credit Hours: 3
When ECON 2301 is used to satisfy the Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement, an additional elective will be needed.
- MGMT 4312 - Strategic Management (Capstone) Credit Hours: 3 - - requires permission.
Major Requirements (18 hours)
All courses within the major requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to graduate.
18 hours in upper-level (33xx or 43xx) Business course work with no more than 6 hours of course work from any one of the following areas: Accounting, Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Management Information Systems, Management, and/or Marketing.
Elective Requirements (12 hours)
- Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
- Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
- Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.
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Learn the Skills to Launch Your Career
Discover broad-based skills across the business landscape by earning a Bachelor of Arts in General Business from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Even more, you’ll learn these skills at a university whose College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
This degree program is powered by the question: “What are you most passionate about?” Whether you are an entrepreneur launching a start-up, the managerial type who can help someone run a successful business, or something in between, we want to help you succeed. You can mix and match courses from across the College of Business that fit your interests and goals so you can learn all possible facets of operating a prosperous enterprise.
A Broad-based Education Gives You the Power
A general business degree from UHCL prepares you for positions in banking, financial services, management, purchasing, sales and more. Many of the courses for this degree are accessible online, but you must first complete your core courses in the traditional classroom environment (or transfer to UHCL with those classes on your transcript).
Campus organizations will help you make connections for long-term goals including such student organizations as Beta Alpha Psi, the International Honorary Organization for Financial Information professionals and the UHCL Accounting Association/Institute of Management Accounting Student Chapter.
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Applicants who have attended an institution located outside the United States must: Possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school/secondary diploma.
Proof of English Language Proficiency
Your minimum scores must be: 550 on the paper-based TOEFL exam; 79 on the TOEFL (iBT) exam; 6.0 on the IELTS exam, 53 on the PTE exam; or, You can successfully complete level 112 in the ELS Intensive English Language program; Duolingo Test Score of 105 or higher which is dependent on requirements of individual programs.
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The University of Houston-Clear Lake offers undergraduate degree completion programs online, and graduate and certificate/certification programs fully online.
For a complete list of all online program options, see the list below.
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College of Business
- Business Administration (M.B.A.)
- Environmental Management (Graduate certificate)
- Finance (M.S.)
- General Business (B.S.)
- Human Resource Management (Graduate Certificate)
- Human Resource Management (M.A.)
- Management of Technology (Certificate)
College of Education
- Distance Educator Certificate (Graduate certificate)
- Early Childhood Education (M.S.)
- Educational Management (M.S.)
- Instructional Design and Technology (M.S.)
- Performance Technology (Graduate certificate)
- School Counseling (M.S.)
- School Library and Information Science (M.S.)
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
- Anthropology (B.S.)
- Public Service Leadership (B.S.)
College of Science and Engineering
- Engineering Management (M.S.)
- Environmental Science (M.S.)
- Occupational Safety and Health (M.S.)
- Software Engineering (Graduate certificate)
- Software Engineering (M.S.)
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The study of general business involves learning about all aspects of overseeing and managing a business in the public and private sectors. The General Business Transfer Pathway aligns to the first two years of a bachelor's degree in many business related fields, including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general business, healthcare administration, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and supply chain management.
Students should work with their advisors to tailor course selections to align with the chosen transfer university. The transfer plans on this page show tailored examples for universities commonly chosen by Lee College students. However, students may choose to continue their education at any university.
Students learn basic skills to manage businesses, including processes, systems, standards, and technology. These skills may be used to acquire entry-level jobs in a broad range of fields and prepare students to continue to bachelor degree programs.
An advanced degree in Business can lead to a variety of different careers such as:
- Operations Manager
- Market Research Analyst
- Business Support Representative
- Business Development Coordinator
- Financial Analyst
- Healthcare Administrator
The College of Business at University of Houston-Clear Lake has a common business core in addition to the general education core. These blocks of courses are the same across many majors in the College of Business. This transfer plan provides a pathway for students interested in transferring to the UHCL College of Business in Accounting, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Administration, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.
Sam Houston State University's College of Business Administration has a common business core in addition to the general education core. These blocks of courses are the same across many majors in the College of Business. This transfer plan provides a pathway for students interested in transferring to the SHSU College of Business in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management.
Transfer to Business B.S. at UHCL
The College of Business at University of Houston Clearlake has a common business core in addition to the general education core. These blocks of courses are the same across many majors in the College of Business. This transfer plan provides a pathway for students interested in transferring to the UHCL College of Business in Accounting, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Administration, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.
The Bauer College of Business at University of Houston has a common business core in addition to the general education core. These blocks of courses are the same across many majors in the Bauer College of Business. This transfer plan provides a pathway for students interested in transferring to the UH Bauer College of Business in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management.
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Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business
The Marilyn Davies College of Business’ mission is to provide a high-quality business education to prepare students for immediate entry into the business community. Designed for students who seek a strong interdisciplinary business program, the General Business BBA combines a solid foundation of general education, with an understanding of the fundamental theories and procedures of all the primary business functions. The BBA in General Business degree program also allows students to tailor their course work to meet individual career goals—from entrepreneurship to careers in land management, international business law or any of a wide range of areas.
About the Program
The BBA in General Business, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International, is a 120-credit-hour program comprised of 42 hours of Common Core Requirements; 48 hours of Business Core Requirements; and 30 hours of General Business Major Requirements.
Within the 30 hours of General Business Major Requirements, students choose at least three of the following areas: Accounting; Business Administrations; Economics; Energy Management; Finance; Insurance & Risk Management; Management; Management Information Systems; Marketing; Professional Land Management; and Supply Chain Management.
To further specialize the General Business program, students have the option of adding a minor (18-hours) to complement their BBA degrees. The following are suggested:
- Business Development/Sales
- Small Business Management
- Professional Land Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Retail Management
- Project Management
A student can combine this major with any minor(s), but the major cannot be combined with a second business major unless the student takes 30 additional upper-level hours. At least 50 percent of the upper-level business hours must be taken at the University of Houston-Downtown.
Affiliated Student Organizations
Beta Gamma Sigma is the national business honorary society recognized by AACSB-International. Its mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement and personal excellence in the study and practice of business. Each year, the UHD Chapter invites juniors and seniors, who rank in the top 10 percent of their class, to join. Business Administration Council (BAC) is a unique student-operated organization, managed by motivated business students working to build and grow the University of Houston-Downtown Northwest location and its professional networks. BAC is managed by a Board of Directors with UHD’s BAC Advisor serving as CEO. The Board supports and manages various business disciplines, including: supply chain management; finance/accounting; human resources; marketing; public relations, and social media. Students who join BAC will also have the opportunity to learn Lean Six Sigma D.M.A.I.C. model. For more information, contact Carol Brace at [email protected] .
A Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business prepares graduates for a variety of careers:
- Store Manager
- Purchasing Manager/Buyer
- Hospital Administration
- Security, Commodity, & Financial Services Sales Agent
- Market Research Analyst
- Insurance Underwriter
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According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average salary in Texas of a Purchasing Manager/Buyer & Purchasing Agent is $64,850; Market Research Analyst is $62,560; Security, Commodity, and Financial Services Sales Agent is $67,310; and Insurance Underwriter is $67,680.
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5 Undergraduate Majors and Minors COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Majors: • Accounting, BS • Environmental Management, BS • Finance BS • General Business, BS • Healthcare Administration, BS • Healthcare Services, BAS • Legal Studies, BS • Management, BS ¶ Entrepreneurship & Small Business ¶ Leadership ¶ Human Resource Management ¶ Environmental Management • Management Information Systems, BS • Marketing, BS • Professional Accounting, BS ¶ Management Information Systems Minors: • Economics • Marketing COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Majors: • Addictions Counseling, BS • Early Childhood Care and Education, BS • Educator of Young Children, BAS • Education, BSE ¶ Bilingual Education ¶ Early Childhood ¶ Elementary and Middle School Education ¶ ESL Supplemental ¶ Reading ¶ Special Education EC-12 Minors: • Addictions Counseling • Early Childhood Education • Instructional Practices • Instructional Technology • Special Education • Teacher Education COLLEGE OF HUMAN SCIENCES & HUMANITIES Majors: • Anthropology, BS • Art and Design, BFA ¶ Graphic Design ¶ Studio Art • Behavioral Sciences, BS • Communication, BA • Criminal Justice and Criminology, BS • Fitness and Human Performance, BS ¶ Exercise Science ¶ Public Health ¶ Pre-Physical Therapy ¶ Pre-Physician’s Assistant ¶ Pre-Occupational Therapy ¶ Pre-Chiropractic Medicine • Geography, BS • History, BA • Humanities, BA • Literature, BA • Psychology, BS • Public Service Leadership, BS • RN-BSN Nursing, BSN • Serious Games and Simulations, BA ¶ Game Programming ¶ Game Design • Social Work, BSW • Sociology, BS Minors: • African Studies • Anthropology • Art History • Behavior Analysis • Communication • Exercise Science • Film and Media Studies • Geographic Information Systems • Geography • Graphic Design • History • Humanities • Latinx and Latin American Studies • Law and Society • Literature • Middle Eastern Studies • Museum Studies • Philosophy • Professional Writing • Psychology • Public Health • Public Service Leadership • Social Work • Sociology • Studio Arts • Video Production • Women’s and Gender Studies • Youth and Police Studies Certificates: • Applied Behavior Analysis • Public Service Leadership • Women’s and Gender Studies COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING Majors: • Biological Science, BA & BS ¶ Cell/Molecular/Biotechnology ¶ andEcology/Microbiology/AquaticMarine ¶ Physiology/Pre-Health ¶ Plant Science • Chemistry, BA & BS • Computer Engineering, BS • Computer Information Systems, BS • Computer Science, BS • Environmental Science, BS ¶ Biology ¶ Chemistry ¶ Environmental Technology ¶ Geology ¶ Physical Geology • Information Technology, BAS & BS • Mathematical Science, BA & BS • Mechanical Engineering, BS • Occupational Safety and Health, BS ¶ Industrial Hygiene ¶ Safety • Physics, BS ¶ Engineering Physics ¶ Computational Physics • Pre-Engineering ¶ Chemical Engineering ¶ Civil Engineering ¶ Electrical Engineering ¶ Industrial Engineering Minors: • Actuarial Science • Astronomy • Biology • Chemistry • Cybersecurity • Environmental Science • Geology • GIS/Geospatial Technologies • Mathematics • Network Security • Physics • Software Engineering • Statistics Certificate: • Biotechnology Dual BS/MS Program Available All junior and senior courses offered conveniently online. Optional Teacher Certification Available
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Our diverse campus community is part of who we are. You’ll find an inclusive environment that embraces and uplifts everyone’s strengths and differences at all levels. The Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion shares programs and resources to spread cultural awareness and advocate for women, people of color, veterans, the LGBTQ+ community, international students and more.
At orientation, you connect with new Hawks, learn about campus resources and how to succeed at UHCL. But it doesn’t stop there. Programs and events throughout the year like Hawk Launch, Weeks of Welcome and Homecoming and Family Weekend help you transition to college life. In the First-Year Seminar course, you’ll learn critical thinking and communication skills to help you succeed as a student.
Our Academic Advising team is embedded in each college to help you choose classes, select a major and stay on track toward graduation. Advisers specialize in specific majors so you gain a mentor to plan for your future. Our suite of support centers includes the Student Success Center, Math Center and Writing Center to help with study skills and provide support from student tutors who understand your needs. At Career Services, you can explore your future career, learn about jobs and internships, improve your resume and prepare for interviews. www.uhcl.edu/campus-life/services
Explore the world and gain a deeper understanding of global cultures through the Education Abroad program. Whether led by faculty or one of our global partners, you’ll find a variety of options to earn course credit, participate in internships or service learning or join an exchange program.
NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE
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UHCL student poses with camel in study abroad trip in Oman
ACADEMIC AND STUDENT SUCCESS
Students in lobby at Hunter Residence Hall
At University Forest, choose from furnished or unfurnished studio, two- or four-bedroom apartments within a vibrant student community. A full amenity package supports your academic success and your social life, with countless opportunities to live, learn and grow, such as a pool, coffee bar, volleyball court and BBQ pavilion. Roommate matching is available with individual lease liability and flexible monthly installment plans.
Live close to classes, stay connected to campus life and form new friendships when you live on campus.
HUNTER RESIDENCE HALL UHCL’s exclusive, traditional on-campus living community puts you in the center of campus, steps away from the Recreation and Wellness Center, STEM and Classroom Building, computer labs and outdoor spaces. As a resident, you’ll have opportunities to live, learn and engage with highimpact programming to connect with the campus outside the classroom. Take advantage of furnished single- and double-bed layouts along with free laundry, a community kitchen, wifi and more.
Be Part of our Community As part of the UHCL community, you will meet new people from around the world who represent diverse backgrounds. There are plenty of opportunities to explore different cultures and celebrate your identity through open discussions, cultural celebrations, art exhibits and performances on campus throughout the year.
DINING ON CAMPUS
Our primary dining facility, Patio Café, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with warm comfort meals made to order, a fresh salad bar and snacks. It includes the Hawks Coffee House, which serves Starbucks coffee. When you live in Hunter Residence Hall, you are required to purchase a meal plan to easily buy meals without added cost. You can download the Boost Mobile App and use dining dollars to order meals and food items. The Hawk Energy Bar in the Recreation and Wellness Center and a rotation of Houston food trucks are available for snacks and meals on the go.
UNIVERSITY FOREST APARTMENTS
LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE Programs like the Hawk Leadership Institute and Servant Leader Scholar Program allow you to maximize your leadership skills for your future career, while community engagement activities give you opportunities to volunteer, explore cultures and learn how to be an informed voter so you can make a positive impact in the world.
University life can be a big adjustment, but there’s no doubt you will find your place at UHCL and discover your full potential. With 90+ student organizations, you can explore all of your interests, from sports to astronomy and cultural advocacy. Events and activities throughout the year give you the chance to share your school pride and create memories, including Spirit Week, Chili Cook-Off and Lighting of the Letters.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
You don’t have to go far for top-notch entertainment. UHCL regularly hosts artists, musicians, performers and productions from around the world in the Bayou Theater and Art Gallery so you can have fun exploring new cultural experiences with friends. www.uhcl.edu/arts
Students sit together in Patio Café Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds Of Zamar in Bayou Theater Students participate in a campus service project
FINANCIAL AID College is a big investment in your future, but don’t have to pay for it on own. During the 2021-2022 academic year, UHCL awarded $5.1 million in university and endowed scholarships. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FAFSA is used to award federal, state and university need-based aid and becomes available each year on October 1. Apply online at https://studentaid.gov. UHCL FAFSA code: 011711. OF AID Aid: These funds are awarded to students based upon their academic achievements and do not have to be repaid. Some UHCL meritbased aid includes: New Hawk Scholarship (Freshmen only): $1,000 to full ride Automatic Transfer Scholarship: $1,000 per semester Hawk Scholars Scholarship: $1,000 per semester Aid: These funds are awarded based on your financial need. Awards can be in the form of grants, work study programs and low-interest loans. Your eligibility is determined by information from your FAFSA. UHCL offers: Hawk Advantage Scholarship: $2,500 per year Hawk Promise: Guaranteed free tuition for new freshmen who qualify Pell Grant: Up to $6,495 (for 2021-2022) Federal Subsidized Stafford Loans: Up to $3,500 (Fr.), $4,500 (So.), $5,500
(Jr. and Sr.). Veteran Education Benefits: This is another outstanding resource for benefits-eligible students. Get assistance with securing your VA benefits at the Captain Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services. DATES AND DEADLINES • FAFSA Priority Deadline: January 15 • Scholarship Deadline: Priority and final deadlines may vary. View qualifications and deadlines at www.uhcl.edu/scholarships. TUITION AND COSTS (2022-2023) Undergraduate Resident In-State (Direct Expenses) Tuition/Fee* (12 hours per semester) $3,858 Room/Board** $4,720 Total cost per semester $8,578 Undergraduate Out-of-State (Direct Expenses) Tuition/Fee* (12 hours per semester) $10,518 Room/Board** $4,720 Total cost per semester $15,238 Indirect Expenses*** Books/Supplies (12 hours per semester) $658 Misc./Transportation (per semester) $2,388 Total cost $3,046 *Tuition and required fees based on 12 hours for undergraduate students. Actual tuition and required fees can be found at www.uhcl.edu/finaid **Room/Board based on suite-style double room and the required dining dollar meal plan per semester. ***These are estimated costs of attending UHCL. Actual cost may vary by person. 10 Undergraduate Viewbook
11 You can apply with or without a test score. To determine whether you will be admitted to the University of Houston-Clear Lake, please review Test-Optional or Regular admission criteria. TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS REGULAR ADMISSION CRITERIATEST-OPTIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA HOW TO APPLY Ready to apply? Submit your application through GoApplyTexas.org. Continue the admission process and complete your to-do list. E-Services • Access your student enrollment portal at www.uhcl.edu/admissionswww.uhcl.edu/eservices APPLY FOR ADMISSION Class Rank UnweightedCalculated GPA on a 4.0 Scale Admission Type Top 10% No Minimum Assured Admission 11-25% 3.3 or higher Assured Admission 11-25% 3.2 or lower Individual Review 26-50% 3.45 or higher Assured Admission 26-50% 3.44 or lower Individual Review 51% or lower Individual Review No Rank 3.5 or higher Assured Admission 3.49 or lower Individual Review Class Rank Minimum SAT Scores Minimum ACT Scores (ERWS+MSS) ACT Composite Top 10% AdmissionsAssured Assured Admission Top 11-25% 1030 20 Top 26-50% 1130 23 Below 51% Individual Review Individual Review GED/Homeschooled Individual Review Individual Review Semester Credit Hours Required Cumulative GPA 0-11 Must meet admissionsfreshmancriteria. 12-29 2.75 30-44 2.25 45+ 2.00 Freshman Application Deadlines Fall Priority - July 15 Final - Aug. 1 Spring Priority - Nov. 1 Final - Dec. 1 Summer Priority - March 1 Summer 1&2 Final - May 1 Transfer Application Deadlines Spring 2023 Priority - Dec. 1 Final - Jan. 9 Summer 2023 Priority – May 1 Final (Summer Session I) - May 24 Final (Summer Session II) – June 30 Fall 2023 Priority – Aug. 1 Final – Aug. 14 FRESHMAN TO-DO LIST • Submit your application • Pay $45 application fee (or fee waiver) • Submit official high school transcripts (all schools attended) • Submit SAT/ACT (optional) TRANSFER TO-DO LIST • Submit your application • Pay $45 application fee (or fee waiver) • Submit all official college transcripts Transfer Credit • See how your credits transfer to UHCL through the Transfer Credit Estimator
GET TO KNOW UHCL 1974 founded in 42% 88% 42% of students identify as Hispanic, making UHCL a federally designated Hispanic-ServingInstitution. Fall 2021 88% of UHCL students receive financial assistance. Fall 2021 9,383 Fall 2021 39 countries represented master ’ s programs 50+ doctoral programs 3 bachelor ’ s programs 45+ 12 Undergraduate Viewbook 16:1 Fall 2021 student to students enrolled faculty ratio 2,536 Graduates 6,847 Undergraduates
13 THEHUNTERHAWK mascot BLUE AND WEDNESDAYGREEN spirit day GO HAWKS! favorite saying 79% of students would recommend UHCL to friends and family considering college.79% recommend uhcl Designated a Voter Friendly Campus by the Campus Vote Project (2021-22) Ranked 43rd among Best Regional Universities West (tie), 2020, U.S. News & World Report Ranked 18th among Top Public Schools Regional Universities West, 2020, U.S. News & World Report #18 of 84 for 2022 Safest College Campuses in Texas, Niche WHAT OUR GRADS SAY 95% agreed or strongly agreed that faculty accessiblewere 78% of theirrespondentsthesaidtheyconsiderededucationatUHCLtobegoodorbetter. 73% saidrespondentsoftheirUHCLeducationwasworthyoftheirtuitionandfees 95% 78% 73%
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Campus Tours - The best way to see yourself at UHCL is to visit. Explore our growing campus, tour housing, and connect with admissions staff.
UHCL - Discover all that UHCL has to offer with your family at our largest preview event of the semester. Tour our expanding campus, including the Recreation and Wellness Center, STEM and Classroom Building, housing, and campus green space. Meet professors and advisers, and learn more about admission and financial aid. Get your application fee waived when you attend and apply at this event.
See what UHCL has to offer during our one-anda-half-hour-long campus tour.
Healthcare Administration Open House - Join us at UHCL at Texas Medical Center to learn more about healthcare administration programs. You can meet with admissions counselors, academic advisers and faculty. Get your application fee waived when you attend and apply at this event.
Virtual Options - Explore UH-Clear Lake from anywhere with virtual resources, including tours, information sessions and individual appointments.
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Pearland Open House - Applying as a transfer student and interested in attending classes at UHCL at Pearland? This is your opportunity to tour campus, meet professors and more. Get your application fee waived when you attend and apply at this event.
University of Houston-Clear Lake UH-Clear Lake at Texas Medical CenterUH-Clear Lake at Pearland 45 610 35 288 8 REQUEST INFORMATION To learn more about UHCL, request information online at www.uhcl.edu/request-information CONTACT ADMISSIONS • Connect with us @uhcladmissions (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) • Meet your Enrollment Management Counselor at www.uhcl.edu/admissions/contact • Phone: (281) 283-2500 • Fax: (281) 283-2522 • Email: [email protected] • Mail: Office of Admissions, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 13, Houston, TX 77058 • Web: www.uhcl.edu/admissions GREATER HOUSTON METRO AREA 15
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Academic Catalog Student Handbook
Business, Associate of Arts
A smart business choice.
If your goal is to lead others in business, we can help provide you with the leadership skills you need. The San Jacinto College Business Administration Associate of Arts (AA) degree program teaches the latest advancements in effective management and develops your acumen in leadership, problem solving, communication, purchasing, planning, staffing, marketing, production control, and resource optimization.
Upon graduation, students will be equipped to assume a first-line supervisory position in industries such as retail, manufacturing, government, and nonprofit. The AA program also provides current business professionals the skills and competencies necessary for faster career advancement.
The AA degree program in Business Administration also provides students an industry-relevant foundation to four-year university bachelor’s and master’s business degree programs.
Students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree pathway in business will be prepared for careers as:
- Budget Analysts $90,886 1
- Compensation and Benefits Managers $142,524 1
- Compliance Officers $80,008 1
- Construction Managers $109,793 1
- Financial managers $161,285 1
- Human Resources Managers $139,399 1
- Insurance Underwriters $78,209 1
Source: www.texaswages.com , median salary for Gulf Coast region, 2021
For more information, students may contact Central campus, 281-476-1841; North campus, 281-998-6350, x7242; or South campus, 281-929-4603.
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Four-year and upper-level colleges and universities offer majors within the baccalaureate degree. San Jacinto College offers many courses in the transfer path that would meet the requirements of a major. Students may prepare to transfer to a particular program at an upper-level institution by either:
- Completing the 42-semester credit hour (SCH) core curriculum and an 18-hour transfer path, or
- Selecting courses as specified in the transfer plans developed by San Jacinto College in cooperation with upper-level institutions to which students transfer.
Those plans, which are available in the Center for Advising, Career, and Transfer office on each campus as well as on the Transfer Plans tab for each Associate of Arts (AA) program page, are designed to prepare students to transfer to a particular four-year or upper-level college or university by specifying the courses required to complete the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in a particular major. Students choosing to pursue an AA degree should select from among the General Studies, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Business Administration, Fine Arts, or Communications programs.
Plan of Study (Degree Plan)
Core Curriculum: 42 SCH of Core courses including EDUC 1100 Learning Framework / PSYC 1100 Learning Framework .
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences, MATH 1325 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences, and MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning) do not meet the requirements for students pursuing mathematics or science.
Students must be simultaneously co-enrolled in the co-requisite science lab.
BIOL 1308 Biology for Non-Science Majors I (lecture), BIOL 1309 Biology for Non-Science Majors II (lecture) and CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I (lecture), and GEOL 1301 Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I (lecture) do not meet the requirements for science majors.
BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I (Lecture) and BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II (Lecture) are designed for allied health majors and not for academic transfer as science majors.
Students who have taken GOVT 2301 or GOVT 2302, but not both, should check with an educational planner on how to complete the 6 SCH.
If a student successfully completes San Jacinto College’s 42-hour Core Curriculum, that block of courses must be substituted for the receiving institution’s Core Curriculum. The receiving institution may not require a student to take additional Core Curriculum courses to meet the requirements of the Core. Students who transfer without completing the Core Curriculum shall receive academic credit in the Core Curriculum of the receiving institution for each of the courses the student has successfully completed in the San Jacinto College Core Curriculum. Students should plan Core Curriculum courses that would meet baccalaureate degree requirements at the four-year institution.
If you do not see your transfer school, please follow the Plan of Study. For more information, contact an Admissions Advisor. Please speak to an advisor at San Jacinto College and the transfer institution to ensure this Transfer Plan is accurate and complete.
Business Disciplines (includes: Business Administration, Finance, General Business, Healthcare Administration, and Marketing)
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For college-ready students seeking a Business Administration AA at San Jacinto College, transferring to UH Bauer College seeking a BBA in UH Bauer College, Business Administration.
UH Main also accepts BIOL 1309; GEOL 1304; PHYS 1301; and PHYS 1302.
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UH Main also accepts BIOL 1309 Biology for Non-Science Majors II (lecture) ; GEOL 1304 Historical Geology (lecture) ; PHYS 1301 College Physics I (lecture) ; and PHYS 1302 College Physics II (lecture) .
UHCL, Business Disciplines, BS University of Houston - Clear Lake Full Time
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For college-ready students seeking a Business Administration AA at San Jacinto College, transferring to UHCL seeking a BS in UHCL, Business Disciplines.
UHCL also accepts BIOL 1309; BIOL 2301; CHEM 1305; CHEM 1311; CHEM 1312; GEOL 1304; GEOL 1305; PHYS 1301; and PHYS 1302.
UHCL accepts both courses for transfer.
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ENGL 2341 is another alternate course.
UHCL accepts both courses in transfer.
UH Downtown, Business Disciplines, BS University of Houston - Downtown Full Time
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For college-ready students seeking a Business Administration AA at San Jacinto College, transferring to UHD seeking a BS in UH Downtown, Business Disciplines.
UH Downtown also accepts BIOL 1309; BIOL 2301; CHEM 1305; CHEM 1311; CHEM 1312; GEOL 1304; GEOL 1305; PHYS 1301; and PHYS 1302.
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UHCL, Environmental Management, BS University of Houston - Clear Lake Full Time
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For college-ready students seeking a Business Administration AA at San Jacinto College, transferring to UHCL seeking a BS in UHCL, Environmental Management.
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting can be substituted with Natural Science.
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting can be substituted with Natural Science.
UHCL, Environmental Management, BS University of Houston - Clear Lake Part Time
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