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Art and Design B.F.A. with Grades EC-12 Art Certification

Develop Critical Thinking Skills About Visual Culture

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Design with EC-12 Teacher Certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll become part of a flexible arts program that uses a solid liberal arts foundation to prepare you for the classroom and graduate study. Your coursework introduces you to work graphic design, studio art, lens media and visual communication while you learn how to teach these concepts to students of all ages and abilities. 

Help Students Communicate Through Art

Visual arts education is an essential part of a child’s development. Become an art educator who instructs, inspires and helps students express themselves creatively. Your EC-12 Teacher Certification will train you to teach students to explore their creativity and give voice to their imaginations. You will learn how to include a balance of theoretical and practical knowledge in art theory, color theory, design, and art history in your instruction.

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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.



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
  • Spring 2023
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 9
    Returning UHCL Students - January 11
  • Summer 2023
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 24
    Final (Summer Session II) - June 30
  • Fall 2023
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 14
    Returning UHCL Students - August 16

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final Deadline - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - February 15

  • Spring

    Final Deadline - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Deadline - August 1 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - August 15

  • Summer*

    Final Deadline - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - February 15

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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL


Art and Design B.F.A. with Grades EC-12 Art Certification Faculty

Angela Durón-Larson
Angela Durón-Larson

Angela Durón-Larson

Visiting Lecturer,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3347
Email: duronlarson@uhcl.edu
Office: B2617.17

Angela Durón-Larson Faculty Bio

Daniel Kraus
Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus

Assistant Professor of Art & Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Email: kraus@uhcl.edu

Daniel Kraus Faculty Bio

Lauren Kussro
Lauren Kussro

Lauren Kussro

Assistant Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3373
Email: kussro@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor 1307.18

Lauren Kussro Faculty Bio

Stuart Larson
Stuart Larson

Stuart Larson

Associate Professor of Graphic Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3362
Email: larsons@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.10

Stuart Larson Faculty Bio

Clay Leonard
clay leonard headshot

Clay Leonard

Assistant Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3477
Email: leonard@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.12

Clay Leonard Faculty Bio

Jason Makepeace
Jason Makepeace

Jason Makepeace

Associate Professor of Art,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3422
Email: Makepeace@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2121.08

Jason Makepeace Faculty Bio

David Moya

David Moya

Clinical Assistant Professor of Art and Design and Director of Art School for Children and Young Adults ,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3344
Email: MoyaDa@UHCL.edu
Office: Arbor 1315

David Moya Faculty Bio

Lauren Yandell
Lauren Yandell headshot

Lauren Yandell

Senior Lecturer of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3478
Email: yandell@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.13

Lauren Yandell Faculty Bio