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
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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.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Summer 2021Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2021Priority - August 13
Final - August 18
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline, the application will be extended to January 11th on ApplyTexas for Transfer students. Starting January 12th all transfer students interested in applying for Spring 2021 will need to have all official documents (transcripts from every college or university attended and application fee) in hand and will need to complete a paper application. 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.
Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.