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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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 - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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

Freshman 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

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Hybrid

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

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Communication B.A. Faculty

Andrea Baldwin
Andrea Baldwin

Andrea Baldwin

Lecturer of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

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

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Diana Bowen
Diana Bowen

Diana Bowen

Assistant Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3354
Email: bowend@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.04

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Michael Brims
Michael Brims

Michael Brims

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

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

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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 1508.10

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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

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Anne Henry
Anne Henry

Anne M. Henry

Lecturer of Communications and Digital Media Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3317
Email: Henry@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233

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Brent Kice
Brent Kice

Brent Kice

Assistant Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3482
Email: kice@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.17

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Anna Klyueva
Anna Klyueva

Anna Klyueva

Assistant Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3442
Email: klyueva@uhcl.edu
Office: B2529.03

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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: SSB2109.11

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Matthew Linton
Matthew Linton

Matthew Linton

Associate Professor of Art and Design,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3379
Email: linton@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109-03

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Taleen Washington
Eva Washington

Eva "Taleen" Washington

Director of Student Publications and Senior Lecturer in Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-2572
Email: washington@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1239

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