Explore the Wide World of Chemistry
Did you enjoy your chemistry classes in high school? Take that introductory course to the next level with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. You’ll explore a range chemical materials, processes, compositions and reactions via classroom theory and hands-on laboratory experience. You can also pursue a specialization in one of the following areas:
- Forensic Chemistry
- Petrochemical and Process Chemistry
- Medicinal Chemistry for Pre-Health Professional
Expand Your Career Opportunities with an Ever-Expanding Discipline
Be in demand as the growth within science and technology continues. You will use your
knowledge for roles within chemical engineering, chemistry and related industries,
healthcare and more. Other career options include ceramics, chemical engineering,
chemical sales, consumer products, food chemistry, forensic science, plastic industry,
polymer chemistry, pharmaceutical, petroleum and natural gas industry, medicine, patent
law, environmental law, government policy, science writer, research and development
management, space exploration, perfume industry, teaching and much more.
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UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study
designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll
need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
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.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The Chemistry B.S. degree program at University of Houston-Clear Lake completed evaluation, assessment and re-accreditation by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2009 and 2014 and is on the ACS's list of approved chemistry programs nationwide.