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Communication B.A.

Qualify for a Vital Role in a Wide Range of Creative Industries

Master the writing, design, photography and marketing skills needed to become a vital part of any organization, in all facets of corporate or mass communication. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities are exposed to a broad range of communication skills, including credit-based internships for hands-on work experience in their desired fields to acquire the necessary skills to compete in today’s integrated media market.

Small classes afford more support for students as they target their desired career goal, including marketing communication, media writing, graphic design, video and photography, public relations, social media, and advertising. 

Develop an Impressive Professional Portfolio

Enter the job market equipped with a strong professional portfolio of your own work ranging from newsletters and advertisements, to videos and websites, all created in UHCL’s state-of-the-art labs with valuable input from the College Human Sciences and Humanities faculty. For actual newsroom experience in writing, editing, graphic design, photography, and advertising, join the staff of The Signal, UHCL’s nationally recognized campus newspaper.

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Admission Requirements


Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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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 2022
    Priority - January 4
    Final - January 14
  • Summer 2022
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2022
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 17

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

About UHCL

Hybrid

Hybrid

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


Communication B.A. Faculty

Andrea Baldwin
Andrea Baldwin

Andrea Baldwin

Senior Lecturer,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3479
Email: baldwin@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.14

Andrea Baldwin Faculty Bio

Michael Brims
Michael Brims

Michael Brims

Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3391
Email: brims@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109.16

Michael Brims Faculty Bio

Leo Chan
Tak Shing (Leo) Chan

Tak Shing (Leo) Chan

Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3323
Email: ChanTa@UHCL.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.18

Tak Shing (Leo) Chan Faculty Bio

Debra Clark
Debra Clark

Debra E. Clark

Associate Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3399
Email: clarked@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508-24

Debra E. Clark Faculty Bio

Brent Kice
Brent Kice

Brent Kice

Associate Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3482
Email: kice@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.03

Brent Kice Faculty Bio

Anna Klyueva
Anna Klyueva

Anna Klyueva

Associate Professor of Communication/Public Relations,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3442
Email: klyueva@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2529.12

Anna Klyueva Faculty Bio

Stuart Larson
Stuart Larson

Stuart Larson

Department Chair of Communication and Studio Arts and 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