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Chemistry B.S.

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.

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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Admission Requirements

Explore what the future holds for you by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.


Degree Requirements

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.


Chemistry, B.S.


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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

About UHCL


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.


Chemistry B.S. Faculty

Monica Khural
Monica Khural

Monica Khural

Lecturer,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3729
Email: khural@uhcl.edu
Office: S2201

Monica Khural Faculty Bio

Jack J. Lu
Jack Lu

Jack Y. Lu

Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3780
Email: lu@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2202

Jack Y. Lu Faculty Bio

Alexandra MacDermott
Alexandra MacDermott

Alexandra MacDermott

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3773
Email: macdermott@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2210

Alexandra MacDermott Faculty Bio

Nataliya Markina
Nataliya Markina

Nataliya Markina

Lecturer of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3741
Email: markina@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2246

Nataliya Markina Faculty Bio

Yi Su

Yi Su

Program Chair of Chemistry and Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3752
Email: Su@UHCL.edu
Office: STEM 2250

Yi Su Faculty Bio

Charuksha Walgama
Charuksha Walgama

Charuksha Walgama

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3785
Email: walgama@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2242

Charuksha Walgama Faculty Bio

Daniel Zerong Wang
Daniel Wang

Daniel Zerong Wang

Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3795
Email: Wang@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2206

Daniel Zerong Wang Faculty Bio