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 Perspective; Immigration and Refugees; 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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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.
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