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Anthropology B.S.

Understand Diversity in the U.S. and Globally

Expertise in diversity, world cultures, globalization and cross-cultural mediation is a valuable skill in today's job market. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bachelor of Science in Anthropology offers a unique focus on understanding diversity in its broadest sense in the United States and across the world. You will acquire skills in cross-cultural communication, research methods, critical thinking and writing, and qualitative research.

We make it easy to strengthen your degree, with concentrations that include:

  • Social Justice;
  • International and Global Studies;
  • Latin American Studies;
  • Middle Eastern Studies;
  • Health in Cross-Cultural Perspectives;
  • Immigration and Refugees;
  • Globalization;
  • and Women, Gender and Sexuality.

You can also complete this degree completely online, as long as you complete your core classes in the traditional classroom or transfer into UHCL with your basics on your transcript.

Gain Skills to Work in a Global City and a Changing World

The greater Houston area is currently the most diverse city in America. UHCL's Bachelor of Science in Anthropology prepares you for the future working in environments like Houston, as graduates from this program have launched careers in fields like education, social services, public relations and the arts.

Offered through the College of Human Sciences and Humanities, this program prepares you to be a global citizen by promoting skills for engaging responsibly and ethically in diverse communities in the United States and globally. Anthropology serves as an excellent foundation for a graduate degree in cross-cultural and global studies or other programs in the social sciences and humanities.

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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.

Degree Requirements

Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1 

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • 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
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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.


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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Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

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Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.

Anthropology B.S. Faculty

Maria Curtis
Maria Curtis

Maria Curtis

Professor in Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3429
Office: SSCB 2109.09

Maria Curtis Faculty Bio

Christine Kovic
Christine Kovic

Christine Kovic

Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3365
Office: Bayou 2617.04

Christine Kovic Faculty Bio

Dawit Woldu
Dawitt Woldu

Dawit Woldu

Associate Professor of Anthropology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3364
Office: SSCB 2109.12

Dawit Woldu Faculty Bio